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Sardar Dost Muhammad Mazari is a Pakistani politician who is the current Deputy Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab, in office since August 2018. He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab since August 2018. Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013.

Sardar Dost Muhammad Mazari
Deputy Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab
Assumed office
16 August 2018
Member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab
Assumed office
15 August 2018
ConstituencyPP-297 (Rajanpur-V)
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
2008–2013
ConstituencyNA-175 (Rajanpur-II)
Personal details
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
RelationsBalakh Sher Mazari (grandfather)[1]

Political careerEdit

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan from Constituency NA-175 (Rajanpur-II) as a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in 2008 Pakistani general election.[2][3][4][5] He received 78,427 votes and defeated Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak.[6]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly from Constituency NA-175 (Rajanpur-II) as an independent candidate in 2013 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 73,885 votes and lost the seat to Hafeez Ur Rehman.[7]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from Constituency PP-297 (Rajanpur-V) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[8] Following his successful election, PTI named him for the office of Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly.[9] On 16 August 2018, he was elected as Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly. He received 187 votes against his opponent Malik Muhammad Waris Kallu who secured 159 votes.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PTI in strongest position to win major chunk of seats in Rajanpur". The News. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Constituency profile: The Old Guard will fight it out - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 5 May 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  3. ^ Birmani, Tariq Saeed (8 May 2013). "Where only chiefs dare". DAWN.COM.
  4. ^ "Local giants succumb to voters' wrath". DAWN.COM. 25 February 2008. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  5. ^ "How towering figures tumbled". DAWN.COM. 23 February 2008. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  6. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ "Sardar Dost Muhammad Mazari of PTI wins PP-297 election". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 26 July 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  9. ^ "PTI nominates Dost Mazari for PA deputy speaker's slot". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  10. ^ "PTI and allies sweep speaker, deputy speaker roles in Punjab and Balochistan". DAWN.COM. 16 August 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.