Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar

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Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
29 May 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyGujranwala
In office
1985–2007
ConstituencyGujranwala
Personal details
Born (1943-07-06) 6 July 1943 (age 79)
Gurdaspur, India
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)

Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal Gujjar (born 6 July 1943) is a Pakistani politician who had been Provincial Minister and Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, several time between 1985 and May 2018.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 6 July 1943 in Gurdaspur, India.[1]

He graduated in 1963 from Government College, Sheikhupura and has the degree of Bachelor of Arts.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from Constituency PP-137 (Gujranwala) in 1985 Pakistani general election. During his tenure as Member of the Punjab Assembly, he served as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Revenue, Relief and Consolidations in the cabinet of Chief Minister Nawaz Sharif.[2]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from Constituency PP-85 (Gujranwala) in 1988 Pakistani general election and served as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Information in the cabinet of Chief Minister Nawaz Sharif.[3]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad from Constituency PP-85 (Gujranwala) in 1990 Pakistani general election and served as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Agriculture in the cabinet of Chief Minister Ghulam Haider Wyne.[4]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency PP-85 (Gujranwala) in 1993 Pakistani general election.[5]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency PP-85 (Gujranwala) in 1997 Pakistani general election and served as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Irrigation and Power in the cabinet of Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif.[6]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) from Constituency PP-98 (Gujranwala-VIII) in 2002 Pakistani general election. He served as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Food from January 2003 to November 2006. In December 2006, he was made Provincial Minister of Punjab for Health.[7]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PP-98 (Gujranwala-VIII) in 2008 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful and lost the seat to a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party.[8]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency PP-98 (Gujranwala-VIII) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[9][10]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency PP-63 (Gujranwala-XIII) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[11] Following his successful election, PML-N nominated him for the office of Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.[12] On 16 August 2018, he received 147 votes and lost the seat to Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi who secured 201 votes.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 25 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  8. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  9. ^ "List of winners of Punjab Assembly seats". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Notification - Results Punjab Assembly 2013 election" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 January 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  11. ^ "PML-N makes clean sweep in Sargodha, Gujranwala". The Nation. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Pandemonium in Punjab Assembly as voting for top slots underway | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 16 August 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  13. ^ "KP, Sindh chief ministers elected; Punjab Assembly elects Elahi as speaker". DAWN.COM. 16 August 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.