Wazir Zada

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Wazir Zada
Member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
In office
13 August 2018 – 18 January 2023
ConstituencyReserved seat for minorities
Personal details
Bornc. 1984[1]
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Wazir Zada (born c. 1984) is a Pakistani social activist and politician who was a member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He is the first Kalasha to become the member of Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Chitral. He completed his matriculation and college from Chitral. Later he received his master's degree in Political Science from the University of Peshawar.[3]

He is a social activist for rights of Kalash people.[4]

Political career[edit]

He joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in 2009.[5]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of PTI on a reserved seat for minorities in 2018 Pakistani general election.,[6] where he stands as having none[7] religion.


  1. ^ "Small minorities make big leaps in Pakistani parliament".
  2. ^ "PTI makes history by appointing first Kalashi as MPA on reserved minority seat".
  3. ^ "Pakistan's first Kalash lawmaker Wazir Zada takes oath".
  4. ^ "Kalash and proud: Wazir Zada to become first Kalash member of the KP Assembly".
  5. ^ Ali, Zulfiqar (14 August 2018). "First Kalash MPA vows to fight for rights of minorities".
  6. ^ "General Elections 2018 -Reserved Seats Returned Candidates Notifications Notifications.pdf". Google Docs. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  7. ^ Members directory of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.