Muhammad Afzal Khan Dhandla

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Muhammad Afzal Khan Dhandla
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan , Chairman of NHSR&C
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-74 (Bhakkar) , NA-98 (Bhakkar-II)
Personal details
Born (1964-01-15) 15 January 1964 (age 58)
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Muhammad Afzal Khan Dhandla (Urdu: محمد افضل خان ڈھانڈلہ; born 15 January 1964) is a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, from June 2013 to May 2018.

Early life[edit]

He was born on 15 January 1964.[1]

Political career[edit]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency NA-74 (Bhakkar-II) in 2002 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 71,607 votes and lost the seat to Shujaat Hussain.[2]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-74 (Bhakkar-II) in 2008 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful.[3] He received 86,688 votes and lost the seat to Rashid Akbar Khan.[4]

He was elected to the National Assembly as an independent candidate from Constituency NA-74 (Bhakkar-II) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[5][6][7] He received 118,196 votes and defeated an independent candidate, Ahmad Nawaz Khan.[8] He joined PML-N in May 2013.[9] During his tenure as Member of the National Assembly, he served as the Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Interior and Narcotics Control.[10]

In May 2018, he quit PML-N and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). [11] [12] He won 2018 Pakistani general election from NA-98 (Bhakkar-II) obtaining 1,38,307 votes. In 2022, during the no-confidence motion against Imran Khan, he voted against his party chairman.[citation needed] Currently he takes the charge of chairman NHSR&C as MNA (PML-N).[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detail Information". www.pildat.org. PILDAT. Archived from the original on 27 April 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Niwanis' disqualification may cost N dear in Bhakkar". The Nation. Archived from the original on 28 March 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  4. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Over 1.5m votes rejected in 2013 polls". DAWN.COM. 30 November 2014. Archived from the original on 5 March 2017. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  6. ^ "PML-N bagged 119pc more votes than in 2008". DAWN.COM. 22 May 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Impressive turnout: Seventy-two National Assembly members-elect bag 20% of total votes - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 18 May 2013. Archived from the original on 5 March 2017. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  8. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  9. ^ "33 independent MPAs, 12 MNAs join PML-N". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 12 September 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  10. ^ "NA denounces blasphemous contents on social media". Radio Pakistan. Archived from the original on 23 August 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Imran Khan's PTI on top as election results come in". Retrieved 26 July 2018.
  12. ^ "Three PML-N members defect to PTI". Geo News. 23 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.

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