Jam Sadiq Ali

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Jam Sadiq Ali Khan
Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali Khan .jpg
20th Chief Minister of Sindh
In office
6 August 1990 – 5 March 1992
Preceded byAftab Shahban Mirani
Succeeded bySyed Muzaffar Hussain Shah
Nawab of Sanghar
Preceded byJam Kambho Khan
Succeeded byJam Mashooq Ali
Personal details
Born1934 (1934)
Jam Nawaz Ali, Sanghar District, Sindh
Died5 March 1992 (1992-03-06) (aged 57)
Karachi
Political partyIndependent
Residence(s)Jam Nawaz Ali, Sanghar District, Sindh
ProfessionNawab of Sanghar, Politician

Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali (Urdu: جام صادق علی) (ca. 1934– 5 March 1992) was a politician from Sindh, Pakistan. He belonged to the ruling dynasty of Samaa Ja'ams who ruled Sindh over two centuries up to middle of 1700.

Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali had ten children, one of whom Nawab Jam Ashiq Ali died in September 2003. Nawab Jam Mashooq Ali Khan, son of late Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali Khan died in November 2018. Late Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali Khan's son Nawab Jam Zulfiquar Ali Khan is the present Nawab of Sanghar and Sardar of the Samma Jam and Junejo tribes. Nawab Jam Zulfiquar Ali Khan has two sons with the eldest also being named Nawabzada Jam Sadiq Ali Khan (II)

Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali Khan was Chief Minister of Sindh from 6 August 1990 to 5 March 1992. He was the Sardar of the Samma Jam and Junejo tribes and the Nawab of Sanghar. During Benazir Bhutto's 20-month Government, Mr. Jam Sadiq Ali served as an adviser but eventually resigned because of differences. After Benazir Bhutto was forced to step down in August 1990 because of corruption charges, he was elected Chief Minister of Sindh. Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali Khan died on 5 March 1992 and was buried at his ancestral graveyard in Goth Nawab Jam Nawaz Ali.

Jam of Sanghar[edit]

Among prominent members of the Nawab Samma's are the members of Nawab Jam family of Sanghar (which are Junejo by caste): Al Haj Nawab Jam Kambhu Khan, Chief of Sammat Tribes (title of Nawab), Former Chief Minister of Sindh Nawab Jam Sadiq Ali Khan, Former Federal Minister Nawab Jam Mashooq Ali, Nawab Jam Madad Ali Khan was also elected and served as an MPA for 30 years, Nawab Jam Madad Ali Khan was also appointed as Science and technology Minister and once as a opposition leader Nawab Jam Zulfiquar Ali Khan (GDA). The folk stories of the generosity of Nawab Jam Kambhu Khan the father of Late Jam Sadiq Ali the Ex Chief Minister Sindh is also the part of Sanghar and Sindh History.

Preceded by Chief Minister of Sindh
1990–1992
Succeeded by