Tahir Bashir Cheema

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Tahir Bashir Cheema
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
In office
1 June 2013 – 31 May 2018
ConstituencyNA-190 (Bahawalnagar-III)
Personal details
Born (1960-05-11) May 11, 1960 (age 62)
NationalityPakistani
RelativesTariq Bashir Cheema (brother)[1]

Chaudhry Tahir Bashir Cheema (Urdu: چوہدری طاہر بشیر چیمہ; born 11 May 1960) 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 11 May 1960.[2]

Political career[edit]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDA) from Constituency PP-231 (Bahawalnagar-VII) in 1990 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 24,224 votes and lost the seat to Muhammad Akram, a candidate of Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI).[3]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from Constituency PP-231 (Bahawalnagar-VII) in [[1993 Pakistani general election]]. He received 36,912 votes and defeated Muhammad Akram, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N).[3]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate PPP from Constituency PP-231 (Bahawalnagar-VII) in 1997 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful. He received 22,518 votes and lost the seat to Muhammad Akram, a candidate of PML-N.[3]

He served as Chishtian Tehsil Nazim.[1]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) from Constituency NA-190 (Bahawalnagar-III) in 2008 Pakistani general election but was unsuccessful.[4] He received 70,081 votes and lost the seat to Abdul Ghafoor Chaudhry.[5]

He was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-190 (Bahawalnagar-III) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[6][7][8][9] He received 83,353 votes and defeated Ijaz-ul-Haq.[10]

He quit PML-N in April 2018.[11][12] In May 2018, he joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biradarism cuts across all parties". DAWN.COM. 3 October 2002. Archived from the original on 9 April 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Detail Information". 21 April 2014. Archived from the original on 21 April 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ a b c "Punjab Assembly election results 1988-97" (PDF). ECP. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Local giants succumb to voters' wrath". DAWN.COM. 25 February 2008. Archived from the original on 8 April 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  5. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  6. ^ "PML-N gets two NA, 5 PP seats in Bahawalnagar". The Nation. Archived from the original on 6 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  7. ^ "PML-N, PTI, JUI-F and AML chiefs win elections". The Nation. Archived from the original on 28 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Dozens of turncoats make it to National Assembly". The Nation. Archived from the original on 7 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  9. ^ "138 MNAs either paid no income tax, or FBR has no such data". www.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 3 February 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  10. ^ "2013 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 February 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Major setback to PML-N as 8 more MPs quit party, form new faction". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Another jolt to ruling PML-N". The Nation. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  13. ^ "JSPM merges with PTI on promise of south Punjab province - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 9 May 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018.