Leader of the Opposition of Punjab (Pakistan)

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Leader of the Opposition of Punjab
Incumbent
Vacant

since Vacant since 16 April
StyleThe Honorable (formal)
Leader of the Opposition (spoken)
Member ofProvincial Assembly of Punjab
Reports toProvincial Assembly of Punjab
Term lengthWhile leader of the largest political party in the Provincial Assembly that is not in government
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Pakistan
Formation07 May 1951
First holderIftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot

The Leader of the Opposition of Punjab (Urdu: قائد حزب اختلاف پنجاب), is an elected politician who is, by Pakistani law, the leader of the Official Opposition in the Province of Punjab. The Leader of the Opposition leads the Opposition in the Provincial Assembly of Punjab. The Leader of the Opposition is the leader of the largest political party in the Provincial Assembly that is not in government. This is usually the leader of the second-largest political party in the Provincial Assembly.

Former Leaders of the Opposition Punjab[edit]

Leader of the Opposition Punjab
Order Leader of the Opposition Punjab Time Duration
1 Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot 7 May 1951 – 9 December 1952
2 Mian Abdul Bari 9 December 1952 - 14 October 1955
3 Sardar Bahadur Khan 20 May 1956 - 7 October 1958
4 Khawaja Muhammad Safdar 6 December 1962 - 8 June 1965
5 Khawaja Muhammad Safdar 9 June 1965 - 25 March 1969
6 Allama Rehmatullah Arshad 3 May 1972 - 17 November 1975
7 Chaudhry Talib Hussain 17 November 1975 - 13 January 1977
8 Sardarzada Zaffar Abbas Syed 6 June 1977 - 5 July 1977
9 Makhdoomzada Syed Hasan Mahmood February 1986 - 26 August 1986
10 Mian Muhammad Afzal Hayat 4 October 1986 - 30 May 1988
11 Farooq Leghari 2 December 1988 - 26 December 1988
12 Rana Shaukat Mehmood 27 December 1988 - 6 August 1990
13 Rana Ikram Rabbani 7 November 1990 - 28 June 1993
14 Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, (Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, Acting Leader of Opposition from 1993 to 1996) October 1993 - 17 November 1996
15 Saeed Ahmed Khan 30 June 1997 - 12 October 1999
15 Qasim Zia 2002 - 2007
16 Raja Riaz 2008 - 2013
17 Mehmood-ur-Rasheed 2013 - 2018
18 Hamza Shahbaz Sharif 6 September 2018 - 16 April 2022

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