Siddique Khan Baloch

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Siddique Khan Baloch
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
2008 – October 2015
ConstituencyConstituency NA-154 (Lodhran-I)
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
1997–1999
ConstituencyPP-171 (Lodhran-I)
In office
1988–1993
ConstituencyPP-171 (Multan-XII)
Personal details
NationalityPakistani

Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch (Urdu: محمد صدیق خان بلوچ) is a Pakistani politician who had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 2008 to October 2015 and a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 1988 to 1993 and again from 1997 to 1999.

Early life[edit]

He was born in 1959.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI) from Constituency PP-171 (Multan-XII) in 1988 Pakistani general election. He received 15,410 votes and defeated an independent candidate, Amanullah Khan.[2] He served as the Provincial Parliamentary Secretary of Punjab for Colonies[3] and Agriculture Department from 1988 to 1990.[1]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of IJI from Constituency PP-171 (Multan-XII) in 1990 Pakistani general election. He received 37,793 votes and defeated Amanullah Khan, a candidate of Pakistan Democratic Alliance.[2]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency PP-171 (Lodhran-I) in 1993 Pakistani general election. He received 33,417 votes and lost the seat to Amanullah Khan, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[2]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from PP-171 (Lodhran-I) in 1997 Pakistani general election. He received 48,604 votes and defeated Amanullah Khan, a candidate of PPP.[2] During his tenure as Member of the Punjab Assembly, he served as Provincial Parliamentary Secretary of Punjab for Livestock and Dairy Development until 1999 Pakistani coup d'état.[1][4]

He could not contest the 2002 Pakistani general election for being non-eligible due to graduation requirement.[5]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) from Constituency NA-154 (Lodhran-I) in 2008 Pakistani general election.[6][7] He received 81,983 votes and defeated Mirza Muhammad Nasir Baig, a candidate of PPP.[8]

He was re-elected to the National Assembly as independent candidate from Constituency NA-154 (Lodhran-I) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[9][10] He joined PML-N after winning the election.[5] In August 2015, he was unseated after he was declared disqualified to continue in office because of fake degree case.[11] In October 2015, Supreme Court of Pakistan order by-polls in the constituency and allowed Baloch to contest.[12] He received 86,177 votes and defeated Jahangir Khan Tareen. In the same election, he was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-210 (Lodhran-IV). He received 32,712 votes and defeated Rana Mohamamd Aslam Khan, a candidate of PML-N.[13] In October 2015, he was disqualified as member of the National Assembly.[14]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-154 (Lodhran-I) in by-polls held in December 2015, but was unsuccessful by over 35,000 votes.[15]

He was re-elected to Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency PP-227 (Lodhran-IV) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Legislators from LODHRAN (PP-170 to PP-173)". www.pap.gov.pk. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Punjab Assembly election result 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Polling concludes for by-election in NA-154 Lodhran". www.geo.tv. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Winning margin on 88 out of 272 National Assembly seats is 10,000 votes or less". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 3 February 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  7. ^ "PML-N assured of win-win situation on many seats". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 9 March 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  8. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  9. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's Staff (29 October 2014). "NA-154: Over 20,000 votes were polled with invalid CNICs or without CNICs". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  10. ^ "PTI's Tareen trounces PML-N's Baloch in NA-154 Lodhran by-poll: unofficial results". DAWN.COM. 24 December 2015. Archived from the original on 6 April 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Election tribunal orders re-election in NA-154, deseats PML-N lawmaker". 26 August 2015. Archived from the original on 12 January 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  12. ^ "NA-154: SC declares Siddique's election void, orders re-polling". DAWN.COM. 28 October 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  13. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  14. ^ "NA-154: SC declares Siddique's election void, orders re-polling". DAWN.COM. 28 October 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  15. ^ "PTI's Tareen trounces PML-N's Baloch in NA-154 Lodhran by-poll: unofficial results". DAWN.COM. 24 December 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  16. ^ "Pakistan election 2018 results: National and provincial assemblies". Samaa TV. Archived from the original on 2018-07-29. Retrieved 3 September 2018.