Khadim Hussain Wattoo

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Khadim Hussain Wattoo
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
2008–2013
ConstituencyNA-188 (Bahawalnagar-I)
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
2002–2007
ConstituencyPP-277 (Bahawalnagar-I)
In office
1985–1993
ConstituencyPP-225 (Bahawalnagar)
Personal details
NationalityPakistani
RelationsMian Fida Hussain Wattoo (brother)[1]
ChildrenAbdul Ghaffar Wattoo (son)[2]

Mian Khadim Hussain Wattoo (Urdu: میاں خادم حسین وٹو) also known as Akhter Khadam was a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013. Previously, he had been a provincial minister of Zakat and Ushr from 2002 to 2007. He had also been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 1985 to 1993 and again from 2002 to 2007.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in 1950 in Minchinabad.[3]

He graduated in 1972 from University of the Punjab from where received a degree of Bachelor of Arts.[3]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from Constituency PP-225 (Bahawalnagar) in 1985 Pakistani general election and served as Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and Rural Development.[4]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from Constituency PP-225 (Bahawalnagar-I) as a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI) in 1988 Pakistani general election. He received 26,212 votes and defeated Muhammad Akram, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[5] During his tenure as Member of the Punjab Assembly, he served as Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and Development.[6]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of IJI from Constituency PP-225 (Bahawalnagar-I) in 1990 Pakistani general election. He received 32,669 votes and defeated Muhammad Sardar Khan, a candidate of Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDA).[5] During his tenure as Member of the Punjab Assembly, he served as Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture.[7]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (J) from Constituency PP-225 (Bahawalnagar-I) in 1993 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 20,146 votes and lost the seat to Muhammad Sardar Khan Gadhoka, candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[5]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-225 (Bahawalnagar-I) in 1997 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 21,984 votes and lost the seat to Muhammad Sardar Khan Wattoo.[5]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) from Constituency PP-277 (Bahawalnagar-I) in 2002 Pakistani general election. He received 45,495 votes and defeated Hamid Hassan Wattoo, a candidate of PML-N.[8]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan from Constituency NA-188 (Bahawalnagar-I) as a candidate of PML-Q in 2008 Pakistani general election.[9][10][11] He received 52,981 votes and defeated Shoukat Ali Joya Laleka, a candidate of PPP. In the same election, he was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PP-277 (Bahawalnagar-I). He received 38,532 votes and defeated Syed Muhammad Asghar Shah.[12] He vacated the Punjab Assembly seat.[13]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly from Constituency NA-188 (Bahawalnagar-I) as a candidate of PML-N in 2013 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received 89,262 votes and lost the seat to Syed Muhammad Asghar Shah.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mian Fida Hussain Wattoo". www.pap.gov.pk. Punjab Assembly. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Ghafar Wattoo". National Assembly. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 November 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d "Punjab Assembly election result 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  8. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Terms over, but scrutiny of MPs continues - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 March 2013. Archived from the original on 9 August 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Ex-MNA disqualified". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 9 August 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  11. ^ "LHC disqualifies Khadim Wattoo, Farooq Ghurki". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 9 August 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  12. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  13. ^ "PML-N set to sweep by-elections". The Nation. 6 June 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  14. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018.