Awami Muslim League (Pakistan)

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Awami Muslim League Pakistan
عوامی مسلم لیگ پاکستان
Leader Sheikh Rashid Ahmed
Founded 2008
Headquarters Central Secretariat, Lal Havely, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Ideology Mass politics, Centrism
Political position Centre
Colours Green, White
Website

http://www.aml.org.pk

Seats in National Assembly =1/272


Awami Muslim League Pakistan (Urdu: عوامی مسلم لیگ پاکستان‎) is a Pakistani political party formed in June 2008 by Shaikh Rasheed Ahmad.[1]

NA-55 (Rawalpindi-VI)[edit]

This constituency of Rawalpindi is famous for the famous politician of Pakistan Shaikh Rasheed Ahmad. He won 6 consecutive elections from this area. He lost to Javed Hashmi in 2008 and then in the by-elections after a neck to neck contest he again lost, this time to Shakeel Awan.In 2013 election he won from shakeel awan.This is also the constituency where Muhammad Ammar Ali belongs from. He joined the party on 25 December 2009 as a student worker. He is nowadays in Ireland for his higher education.He still tends to work for the party and make it one of the biggest Muslim league in Pakistan. He also wants to introduce the party in Ireland.[2] [3]

Former party[edit]

This was also the name of the political party founded by Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy and which later evolved into the Awami League, the party that, under the leadership of Shaikh Mujibur Rahman (himself a former aide to Suharwardy).

The All Pakistan Awami Muslim League was formed as a breakaway faction of the "All Pakistan Muslim League" in 1949, within two years of the formation of Pakistan. The word Muslim was dropped in 1953. Two parties of the same name were created in Pakistan.

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