Ghous Bakhsh Raisani

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Ghous Bakhsh Raisani, Mehrgarh in February 1987

Shaheed Nawab Mir Ghous Bakhsh Khan Raisani (6 September 1924 – 26 May 1987), was a Pakistani politician[1][2] who served second governor of Balochistan from 26 December 1971 to 29 April 1972.[3] He was also a federal minister for Food and Agriculture and the provincial president of the Pakistan Peoples Party.[1] Raisani, Nawab Ghaus Bakhsh Raisani was born on September 6, 1924, in Kanak, Baluchistan.[citation needed] Son of late Nawab Sir Asadullah Khan Raisani. He studied in the famous Col.Brown Cambridge School, Dehra Dun where only Nawabs and Prince were allowed to study before independence and the School is well known for its discipline throughout India.He was chief of Sarawan, the King of all tribes in the Sarawan region.

He was the father of

Nawabzada Aminullah Khan Raisani,

Nawabzada Asadullah Khan Raisani

Nawab Mir Muhammad Aslam Khan Raisani,

Nawabzada Mir Abdul Nabi Khan Raisani,

Nawabzada Haji Mir Lashkari Khan Raisani ,

Shaheed Nawabzada Mir Ismail Khan Raisani,

Shaheed Nawabzada Mir Siraj Khan Raisani ,

Nawabzada Umar Khan Raisani

Nawabzada Nauroze Khan Raisani


He was killed in 1987 along with his four bodyguards in Mehrgarh area of Kachhi District.[4]


  1. ^ a b Butt, Qaiser (30 March 2013). "Exclusive interview: Raisani lashes out, claims PPP humiliated him". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ Siddiqi, Farhan Hanif (4 May 2012). The Politics of Ethnicity in Pakistan: The Baloch, Sindhi and Mohajir Ethnic Movements. Routledge. p. 65. ISBN 978-1-136-33696-6.
  3. ^ "Former Governors of Balochistan". Governor House Balochistan. 1970-07-01. Retrieved 2020-11-21.
  4. ^ "Gunmen Kill Pakistani Opposition Politician". Los Angeles Times.