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Sahibzada Muhammad Nazir Sultan (Urdu: صاحبزادہ محمد نذیر سلطان‎; born 12 February 1944) is a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, between 1970 and May 2018.

Sahibzada Muhammad Nazir Sultan
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-90 (Jhang-II)
Personal details
Born (1944-02-12) 12 February 1944 (age 75)
NationalityPakistani
ChildrenMuhammad Ameer Sultan

Early lifeEdit

He was born on 12 February 1944.[1]

Political careerEdit

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan from Constituency NA-48 (Jhang-III) in 1970 Pakistani general election.[2][3]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-67 (Jhang) as a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in 1977 Pakistani general election.[2]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-70 (Jhang-V) as a candidate of PPP in 1988 Pakistani general election. He received 61,550 votes and defeated a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI).[4]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-70 (Jhang-V) as a candidate of Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDA) in 1990 Pakistani general election. He received 58,892 votes and defeated a candidate of IJI.[4]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-70 (Jhang-V) as a candidate of PPP in 1993 Pakistani general election. He received 63,516 votes and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[4]

He ran for the seat of National Assembly from Constituency NA-70 (Jhang-V) as a candidate of PPP in 1997 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful.[5] He received 33,483 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of PML-N.[4]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly as candidate of National Alliance from Constituency NA-90 (Jhang-V) in 2002 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful.[6] He received 56,180 votes and lost the seat to an independent candidate, Saima Akhtar Bharwana.[7]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly from Constituency NA-90 (Jhang-V) as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) in 2008 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful.[5] He received 58,099 votes and lost the seat to Saima Akhtar Bharwana.[8]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as an independent candidate from Constituency NA-90 (Jhang-II) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[9][10][11][12] He received 52,476 votes and defeated Saima Akhtar Bharwana.[13] He joined PML-N in May 2013.[14]

As of September 2017, he was the last serving member of the National Assembly who was first elected in 1970 general election.[3]

In May 2018, he quit PML-N and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Archived from the original on 19 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ a b "National Assembly members 1970-1997" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 February 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b Zaman, Yusuf (6 September 2017). "Parliament trivia". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 8 September 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d "Election results National Assembly 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 August 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Jhang: ex-MNAs eye third success in a row". DAWN.COM. 5 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Biradari split paves the way for weak hopefuls". DAWN.COM. 7 December 2007. Archived from the original on 5 April 2017. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  7. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  8. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Jhang — the land of unpredictable results". DAWN.COM. 8 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  10. ^ "43 newly elected legislators join PML-N". DAWN.COM. 23 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Jhang: ex-MNAs eye third success in a row". DAWN.COM. 5 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Faisal Hayat, his brother defeated". DAWN.COM. 13 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  13. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  14. ^ "33 independent MPAs, 12 MNAs join PML-N". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 12 September 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  15. ^ Chaudhry, Fahad (17 May 2018). "Another exodus from PML-N as Punjab lawmakers join PTI". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 17 May 2018.