Habib Jalib Baloch

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Habib Jalib Baloch (Perekani)
Died14 July 2010 (aged 50–51)
Balochistan, Pakistan
Pen nameجلب
OccupationLawyer, nationalist
Alma mater
Literary movement
  • Balochistan National Movement (BNM)
  • Balochistan National Party (Movement) (BNP)
Notable worksBalochistan Statehood And Nationalism[1]

Habib Jalib Baloch (Urdu: حبیب جالب بلوچ) was a Baloch nationalist politician who had served as a member of the Senate of Pakistan in 1997, and as the secretary general of Balochistan National Party. In his student days he served in a number of leadership positions of the Baloch Students Organization (BSO) as Chairman of BSO and also remained Editor of BSO Organs i.e"Girok","Sangat" and "Bam"(1978–82).

He was shot dead by unknown persons in Quetta on July 14, 2010.[2][3][4] Following his assassination, protests were held in cities across Pakistan while a general strike was held across Balochistan province for three days.[5]


  1. ^ Baloch, Habib Jalib (September 14, 2006). Balochistan: statehood and nationalism. J. Perekan Academy of Social Sciences. OCLC 69645873 – via Open WorldCat.
  2. ^ Gunmen shoot dead former senator in Balochistan, BBC News Online, 14 July 2010
  3. ^ Baloch leader Habib Jalib assassinated in Quetta, Dawn (newspaper), 15 July 2010
  4. ^ Balochistan boosts security; Jalib's murder condemned, Dawn (newspaper), 15 July 2010
  5. ^ Life returns to normalcy in Balochistan, The News International, July 18, 2010

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