Bahawalpur National Awami Party

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Bahawalpur National Awami Party
بہاولپور نیشنل عوامی پارٹی
ChairmanNawab Salahuddin Abbasi
FounderNawab Salahuddin Abbasi

Bahawalpur National Awami Party (Urdu: بہاولپور نیشنل عوامی پارٹی) is a Pakistani political party formed in 2010 by Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi.

Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi was a Member of Parliament in Pakistan. He is also the nephew of Nawab Sadeq Mohammad Khan V, of Abbasi Dynasty, who was the last ruling Nawab of the princely state of Bahawalpur.[1][2][3] He has been elected five times as Member of National Assembly from the city Ahmadpur East. He is also the Chief of Bahawalpur National Awami Party (BNAP) which is allied with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf. Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi is also a strong campaigner of restoration of Bahawalpur province and an influential personality of South Punjab.[4][5]


  1. ^ Gill, Majeed (28 February 2008). "Nawab family scion's name doing the rounds: Governor's slot". Dawn. Archived from the original on March 3, 2008. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Bahawalpur Ittehad enters the fray". Dawn. 18 August 2003.
  3. ^ "BAHAWALPUR: Auction of Nawab's articles delayed yet again". Dawn. 26 April 2004. Archived from the original on January 7, 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Bahawalpur province: 'Makhdooms and Gilanis cannot decide our fate'". 23 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Identity and governance: Nawab insists on a separate province". February 2013.