Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla

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Ahmed Ghulam Ali Chagla (Urdu: احمد غلام علی چھاگلہ; 31 May 1902 – 5 February 1953) was the musician who wrote the score for the national anthem of Pakistan, (Qaumi Tarana) in 1950.[1] He was born in 1902 into a prominent Karachi family. His father, Ghulamali Chagla was the third elected president of the municipality of Karachi, serving from 1921 to 1922.[2] Ahmad Chagla attended the Sindh Madrassat-ul-Islam in Karachi and took lessons in classical Indian music in 1910 and western musical composition in 1914.

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  1. "AGC HOME". akchagla.com. 2011. Retrieved 25 December 2011.
  2. (in English) Official website, City District Government of Karachi. ""Elected Presidents"". Archived from the original on 2006-02-22. Retrieved 2006-04-18.