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Brahamdagh Khan Bugti or Brahumdagh Khan Bugti (Urdu: براہمدغ خان بگٹی‎) is the founder and leader of the Political Organisation Baloch Republican Party,[1] a Baloch nationalist group which broke away from his uncle Talal Akbar Bugti's Jamhoori Watan Party in 2008. He is currently living in self exile in Switzerland.[2]

Brahamdagh Bugti
براہمدغ خان بگٹی
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Personal details
Born (1980-10-25) October 25, 1980 (age 39)
Dera Bugti, Balochistan, Pakistan
Political partyBaloch Republican Party
Alma materSibi
Known forBaloch nationalist leader
Websitebalochrepublicanparty.com

Early lifeEdit

Brahumdagh Bugti was born in 1980 to Rehan Khan Bugti, the fourth son of Akbar Bugti. Rehan died a short time after Brahamdagh's birth.

Brahumdagh has one wife Shumaila Bugti along with three children. He is from the Raheja Bugti tribe.


self-exileEdit

Bugti went into self-exile in Afghanistan during a military operation Dera Bugti 2006 against his tribe.

In 2010 when Pakistan asked Kabul to hand him over, Bugti moved to Switzerland. In 2016, it was reported that Brahamdagh Bugti had applied for Asylum in India [3] However, a report back in 2010 stated he already held an Indian passport.[4] [5] He continues to live in Switzerland in self-exile.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brahamdagh Bugti willing to negotiate with govt: BBC, Dawn, 27 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Will Brahamdagh Bugti, exiled Baloch leader, receive Indian citizenship? It's unclear". Bugti, is currently living in self-exile in Switzerland, has been quite vocal about seeking asylum in India. Firstpost. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti's plea for asylum on hold?". Times Of India. 23 January 2017.
  4. ^ Joshua, Anita (27 August 2010). "Bugti evokes strong emotions". The Hindu. He is the father of Brahumdagh Bugti whose Indian passport has become a sore point in relations between India and Pakistan
  5. ^ "Swiss govt rejects Brahumdagh Bugti's application for political asylum". Express Tribune. 23 November 2017.

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