Jamhoori Wattan Party

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Jamhoori Wattan Party
جمہوری وطن پارٹی
AbbreviationJWP
LeaderNawabzada Shahzain Bugti
FounderAkbar Bugti[1]
Founded1989 (1989)[2]
IdeologyRepublicanism
Baloch nationalism[3]
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationPakistan Oppressed Nations Movement
Pakistan Democratic Movement[4]
Colors  Light coral
Senate
0 / 104
National Assembly
1 / 342
Balochistan Assembly
1 / 65
Election symbol
Wheel[5]
Szlak architektury icon black.svg
Party flag
Flag of JWP.svg
Website
Official website

The Jamhoori Wattan Party (Urdu: جمہوری وطن پارٹی, lit.'Republican National Party') is a political party in Balochistan, Pakistan.[2][6][7]

The party has split into two factions, with the non-dominant one led by Baramdagh Bugti splitting off to form the Baloch Republican Party.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

In legislative elections, held on 20 October 2002, the party won 0.3% of the popular vote and 1 out of 272 elected members.[8]

National Assembly[edit]

Election Results Note
2002
1 / 272
0.3% of vote
2018
1 / 272
Election happened in 270 out of 272 seats

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "Election 2008: Political Disintegration in Balochistan". PakTribune. January 25, 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile: Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti". Al Jazeera. 27 August 2006. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "Smokers' Corner: The Baloch electoral enigma". Dawn (newspaper). 7 April 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Lobbying efforts: Baloch nationalist parties may boycott next polls". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 27 February 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  4. ^ "'We stand with PDM': PM's aide on Balochistan reconciliation Shahzain Bugti quits federal cabinet". Dawn (newspaper). 27 March 2022. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  5. ^ "List of Symbols Alloted of Political Party" (PDF). ecp.gov.pk. Election Commission of Pakistan. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  6. ^ "Provincial Autonomy Still A Far Cry For Baloch: Shahzain". The Nation (newspaper). 1 November 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  7. ^ "Introduction to Jamhoori Watan Party". jamhooriwatanparty.pk. Retrieved 6 November 2021.
  8. ^ "General Elections 2002 - Report (Volume - II)" (PDF). ecp.gov.pk. Election Commission of Pakistan. Retrieved 23 April 2022.