Senior PPP chief Rahimdad Khan passes away


PESHAWAR:

Veteran politician and former Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa president of Pakistan Peoples Occasion (PPP), Rahimdad Khan handed away on Saturday night time.

Khan, who served as senior provincial minister within the 2008 Okay-P authorities, bid adieu to electoral politics in 2013.

His funeral prayer will probably be provided tomorrow (Sunday) in Hathian, a small city in Okay-P’s Mardan district, based on get together sources.

Khan started his political profession again in 1965 as a scholar, when he drifted into the emotional rhetoric of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. His energetic political profession, nevertheless, began in 1968-69 with the PPP.

He contested his first elections within the Nineteen Seventies for a provincial meeting seat from his hometown of Mardan. Khan nevertheless misplaced the election by a small margin.

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He gained the 1977 elections and was made deputy speaker of what was then the North West Frontier Provincial meeting.

Khan gained once more in 1988, however didn’t take pleasure in the identical luck within the Nineties. He additionally misplaced the 2002 elections when the Muttahida Majlis Amal swept the polls.

Within the early 2000s, Khan served as PPP provincial president for a interval of about 5 years.

In 2008, he gained the elections from PK-27, Mardan-V, and served as Senior Minister for the Planning and Growth division within the Awami Nationwide Occasion-PPP coalition authorities.

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