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|Chairperson-Senate Committee on Parliamentary Affairs|
March 2009 – March 2015
|Prime Minister||Benazir Bhutto|
|Born||25 October 1944|
Lahore, British Raj, now Punjab, Pakistan
|Died||13 November 2014 (aged 70)|
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
|Political party||Pakistan Peoples Party|
|Children||Ali Bader,Maryam Bader, Jehanzeb Bader,|
|Alma mater||Hailey College |
University of the Punjab
Jehangir Bader (Urdu: جہانگیر بدر) was a Pakistani politician and member of Senate of Pakistan, he served as Chairperson-Senate Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. Affiliated with Pakistan Peoples Party since its inception, Jehangir Bader started his political career with the then PPP chairman Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
He died on Sunday, 13 November 2014 due to cardiac arrest.
Jahangir Badar started his political career with Pakistan Peoples Party. He met Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto during General Yahya Khan's regime. Jahangir was arrested for protesting against Yahya regime. He was also arrested for anti-dictatorship protests by General Zia-Ul-Haq and General Pervez Musharaff. Badar was a central figure in PPP's leadership. He held position of Provincial president of Punjab's PPP chapter and General secretary of Pakistan Peoples Party.
He was first elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan in General Elections of 1988 from Lahore as Pakistan Peoples Party candidate, and was appointed Federal Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources, Housing & works And Science & Technology by Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. He was elected to the Senate of Pakistan in 1994 and was assigned the portfolio of Federal Minister for Political Affairs and Religious Affairs.
He was re-elected to the Senate of Pakistan in March 2009 on a general seat as Pakistan Peoples Party candidate. He was the chairperson of Senate Committee on Parliamentary Affairs and member of senate committees of Foreign Affairs, Petroleum and Natural Resources, Law and Justice. He was the Secretary General of Pakistan Peoples Party from 2001 to 2010.
Badar died on 13 November 2016 on his way to hospital, after having a heart attack. He was facing cardiac and kidney disorders. He died at 70 and funeral was offered at Punjab University, Lahore.
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