Ghulam Muhammad Khan Mahar

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Sardar Ghulam Muhammad Khan Mahar سردار غلام محمد خان مهر
Sardar (Chief) of the Maher tribe and Politician
Personal details
Born Sukkur, Sindh - Pakistan
Died (1995-04-09)9 April 1995

Sardar Ghulam Muhammad Khan Mahar (Urdu: سردار غلام محمد خان مهر) was chief of the Mahar tribe, besides this he was a prominent politician and philinthropist of the Sukkur District. His hospitality was exemplary in and around the region. He was first elected as a member of National Assembly of Pakistan in 1964. He became senator in 1973 with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[1] He was elected as Member of the National Assembly in 1977 General elections as PPP candidate from NA-152 Sukkur II,[2] he was elected Chairman District Council Sukkur in 1979 and remained till 1983. He was Minister for Agriculture When Gen Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq was the Martial Law Administrator. He won General elections of March 1985 as an independent candidate,[3] and remained Minister of State for Health during 22 - 12 - 1986 to 29 - 5 - 1988 in Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Khan Junejo cabinet.[4] In 1988 post Gen Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq era elections He was defeated by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP's) candidate Mian Abdul Haq Alias Mian Mitho. He became a member of National Assembly once again in October 1993 by contesting general elections from NA-152 as the candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N)[5] and afterward he died on April 1995.

Sardar Mahar

He became sardar of Mahar tribe at the age of 21. He got involved in politics from 1964 to 1995, and during that period he became federal minister for several times. Sardar Ghulam Muhammad khan mahar died on 9 April 1995. After his death, his elder son Mohammed Bux khan Mahar Minister of Sports Government of Sindh became the "Sardar" of Mahar tribe. SGM Sugar mill in village Waloo Mahar near Ghotki and Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College in Sukkur were named after him .[6]

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
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