Armaghan Subhani

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Chaudhary Armaghan Subhani
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-72 (Sialkot-I)
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-111 (Sialkot-II)
Personal details
Born (1966-01-05) 5 January 1966 (age 56)
Vario,Sialkot,Punjab,Pakistan
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Chaudhry Armaghan Subhani (Urdu: چوہدری ارمغان سبحانی; born 5 January 1966) is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, since August 2018. Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly from June 2013 to May 2018 and a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 1993 to 1996 and again from 2002 to 2007.

Early life and education[edit]

Chaudhary Armaghan Subhani was born on 5 January 1966 in a Landlord Gujjar family of Sialkot.[1] His father Ch Abdul Sattar Vario was already a prominent and influential politician at that time. He is the oldest of 5 brothers.

He graduated in 1990 from the University of the Punjab and earned the degree of Bachelor of Arts.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from Constituency PP-108 (Sialkot) as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (J) in 1993 Pakistani general election.[2][1]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from Constituency PP-108 (Sialkot) as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Chatha) in 1997 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 11,476 votes and lost the seat to Shahid Mehmood Butt, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[3]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as an independent candidate Constituency NA-113 (Sialkot-IV) in 2002 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 532 votes and lost the seat to Ali Asjad Malhi, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q). In the same election, he was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PP-127 (Sialkot-VIII). He received 30,624 votes and defeated Syed Kaleem Abbas, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). He was inducted into cabinet of Pervez Elahi as Minister of Power on 23 November 2003. He served as Provincial Minister till 2007.[4]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PP-127 (Sialkot-VIII) in 2008 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 26,412 votes and lost the seat to Munawar Ahmed Gill.[5]

He was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-111 (Sialkot-II) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[6][7][8][9] He received 137,474 votes and defeated Firdous Ashiq Awan.[10] In October 2017, he was appointed as Federal Parliamentary Secretary for climate change.[11]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-72 (Sialkot-I) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[12] He received 129,041 votes and defeated Firdous Ashiq Awan.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Election result Punjab Assembly 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  5. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  6. ^ "PML-N lines up NA candidates in Punjab". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Electioneering gets impetus as PML-N names candidates". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Dozens of turncoats make it to National Assembly". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  9. ^ "100 new MNAs-elect to make debut in NA today". 1 June 2013. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  10. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  11. ^ Junaidi, Ikram (12 October 2017). "Three NA panel heads, two state ministers and 11 parliamentary secretaries appointed". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  12. ^ Report, Gulf News Web (27 July 2018). "Pakistan election results live: Imran Khan wins in Pakistan but needs support to form government". GulfNews. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  13. ^ "NA-72 Result - Election Results 2018 - Sialkot 1 - NA-72 Candidates - NA-72 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2 August 2018.