Asma Mamdot

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Asma Mamdot
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
3 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyReserved seat for women
Personal details
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)
Other political
Pakistan Muslim League (F)
RelativesShahnawaz Khan Mamdot (grandfather)

Asma Mamdot is a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, from June 2013 to May 2018.

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Lahore into the royal family of the Mamdots, who were ethnic Kheshgi Afghans.[1][2][3][4] She is a medical doctor by profession and completed her MBBS from King Edward Medical University.[4]

Political career[edit]

She was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (F) (PML-F) on a reserved seat for women in 2008 Pakistani general election.[5]

In February 2013, she joined Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[6] In March 2013, she joined Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[7]

She was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PML-N on a reserved seat for women from Punjab in 2013 Pakistani general election.[8][9][10][11]


She belongs from notable political family of Mamdots and Legharis.[4] She is granddaughter of Shahnawaz Khan Mamdot.[11]


  1. ^ Garg, Sanjay (30 August 2018). Studies in Indo-Muslim History by S.H. Hodivala Volume II: A Critical Commentary on Elliot and Dowson's History of India as Told by Its Own Historians (Vols. V-VIII) & Yule and Burnell's Hobson-Jobson. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-429-75777-8. ... Kheshgi , which was the name of the Afghān tribe to which Naz̤r Bahādur Khān belonged (M.U. III. 777, l. 14). The Kheshgis were famous for their piety and integrity and were settled round about Lāhor and Kāsūr
  2. ^ Low, D. A. (18 June 1991). Political Inheritance of Pakistan. Springer. ISBN 978-1-349-11556-3. The third family, the Kheshgi Afghans of Kasur, had held distinguished posts under the Mughals since ...
  3. ^ India, National Archives of (1952). The Panjab in 1839-40: Selections from the Punjab Akhbars, Punjab Intelligence, Etc., Preserved in the National Archives of India, New Delhi. Sikh History Society.
  4. ^ a b c "Punjab Assembly".
  5. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  6. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (13 February 2013). "Two PML-F MPAs, ex-MNA join PPP". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Dr Mamdot joins PML-N". The Nation. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Budgeting: Policy to end gender inequality stressed - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 28 February 2014. Archived from the original on 8 March 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Nomination of eight PML-N women accepted". Archived from the original on 9 March 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  10. ^ "22pc women beat 78pc men in parliamentary business". Archived from the original on 8 March 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  11. ^ a b "Educated, qualified women enter NA, thanks to PML-N". The News. 30 May 2013. Archived from the original on 16 July 2021. Retrieved 3 April 2018.