Brahumdagh Bugti

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Brahumdagh Bugti
براہمدغ خان بگٹی

Brahumdagh Khan Bugti

Personal details
Born (1980-10-25) 25 October 1980 (age 34)
Dera Bugti, Balochistan
Political party Baloch Republican Party
Alma mater Sibi University of Balochistan
Religion Islam
Website Brahumdagh Khan Bugti

Brahumdagh Khan Bugti (Urdu: براہمدغ خان بگٹی‎) is a prominent Baloch leader and founding chief of Baloch Republican Party. Brahumdagh Khan Bugti is the son of Nawabzada Rehan Khan Bugti. The Jamhoori Watan Party split and Brahumdagh Khan Bugti became the leader of his own faction, which he later renamed as Baloch Republican Party. Talal Akbar Bugti is the leader of the second faction of Jamhoori Watan Party.

Early life[edit]

Brahumdagh Bugti (right) sitting beside his grandfather Akbar Bugti enjoying a cricket match being played by local youths in Sui, Dera Bugti, Balochistan-date unknown

Brahumdagh Bugti was born to Rehan Bugti. He is the brother of Shaheed Zaamur and Zabad (the wife of Mehran Baluch ). He is the grandson of Akbar Khan Bugti. His father died a short time after his birth and he was raised up by his grandfather.


He went into exile after the death of his grandfather Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti in a military operation in "Tratani", an adjacent area of Kohlu, Balochistan on 26 August 2006.Asma Jahangir, a renowned Pakistani human rights activist and former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. Talking to the BBC Urdu service she claimed that the DCO Dera Bugti had told her the Pakistani establishment wanted to eliminate three main Baloch nationalist leader namely Nawab Akbar Bugti, Balach Marri and Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti.[1] Asma Jahangir alleged that after the assassination of Nawab Akbar Bugti and Balach Marri, the Pakistani establishment was behind Brahumdagh Bugti. Brahumdagh accused Pakistani intelligence agencies for the attacks on him while he was in Kabul, Afghanistan where he had sought refuge. The Government of Pakistan has asked for Brahumdagh's return from Afghanistan and also accused India of supporting the Baloch rebels living in Afghanistan.[2] In October 2010, he and his family arrived in Switzerland and sought political asylum.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1], BBC URDU - ’بگٹی آمر کی انا کا شکار ہوئے‘
  2. ^ Carlotta Gall (23 August 2011). "Pakistan’s Bitter, Little-Known Ethnic Rebellion". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  3. ^ [2], NYTimes - Pakistan’s Bitter, Little-Known Ethnic Rebellion


Preceded by
Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti
Tumandar of Bugti Tribe
2006 - Present
Succeeded by

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