Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi

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Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi
Provincial Minister of Punjab for Agriculture
Assumed office
14 September 2020
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
Assumed office
15 August 2018
ConstituencyPP-204 (Khanewal-II)
In office
29 May 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyPP-213 (Khanewal-II)
Personal details
Born (1956-11-06) 6 November 1956 (age 65)
Multan
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Beautiful view of Punjab Assembly Lahore - panoramio.jpg
Punjab Assembly Lahore

Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi is a Pakistani politician who is the current Provincial Minister of Punjab for Agriculture , in office since 13 September 2019. He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab since August 2018.

Previously, he was a Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab between 1993 and May 2018.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 6 November 1956 in Multan.[1]

He has a degree of Master of Science (Hons) which he obtained in 1980 from University of Agriculture Faisalabad. He has received a Diploma (L.G) from Foreign Ministry Institute, Denmark in 1993.[1]

Political career[edit]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Democratic Alliance from Constituency PP-174 (Khanewal-I) in 1990 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 19,005 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI).[2]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-174 (Khanewal-I) in 1993 Pakistani general election. He received 16,191 and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).[2] During his tenure as member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, he served as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Cooperatives.[3]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of National Alliance from Constituency PP-213 (Khanewal-II) in 2002 Pakistani general election. He received 26,462 votes and defeated a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q).[4] In January 2003, he was inducted into the provincial Punjab cabinet of Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and was made Provincial Minister of Punjab for Non-formal Urban Education.[5] In 2006, he was made Provincial Minister of Punjab for Food.[6] During his tenure as member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, he also served as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Local Government.[1]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-Q from Constituency PP-213 (Khanewal-II) in 2008 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 22,379 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of PPP.[7]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-213 (Khanewal-II) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[8] He joined Pakistan Muslim League (N) in May 2013.[9]

He was re-elected to Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-204 (Khanewal-II) in 2018 Pakistani general election.[10]

On 28 July 2018, he joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[11]

On 12 September 2018, he was inducted into the provincial Punjab cabinet of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar.[12] On 13 September 2018, he was appointed as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Management and Professional Development.[13]

As of 16 September 2019. he has been serving as the Provincial Minister for Agriculture in Punjab.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly election result 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Previous Assemblies". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 15 June 2017. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  4. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ Hanif, Intikhab (4 January 2003). "25-member Punjab cabinet takes oath". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 10 June 2017. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  6. ^ Hanif, Intikhab (2 December 2006). "Punjab cabinet expanded". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 29 March 2018. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  7. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  8. ^ "List of winners of Punjab Assembly seats". The News. 13 May 2013. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 18 January 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. ^ "Pakistan election 2018 results: National and provincial assemblies". Samaa TV. Archived from the original on 2018-07-29. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  11. ^ Chaudhry, Fahad (28 July 2018). "4 independent MPA-elects in Punjab join PTI". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  12. ^ "Punjab Cabinet inducts 12 more ministers". Geo News. 12 September 2018. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  13. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (13 September 2018). "12 Punjab provincial ministers sworn in". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 14 September 2018.