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Mir Dad Shah or Mir Daad Shah (Persian: دادشاه) was a farmer who lived in Nillag village of Iranian Balochistan in the 1950s. He hated Mohammad Reza Pahlavi an oppressive administration which made him to pick up arms against the Shah. Daad shah along his wife and few friends went to mountains to fight against thousands of the Shah's Army. Dad Shah was supported by Iraq through local Balochi politician Mir Abdi, who went into self-exile in Iraq . Dad Shah killed tribal chief Sardar Muhammad Darani of Zahedan. Sardar Darani was the commander-in-chief of Zahedan area during Reza Shah era. Daad Shah’s tribal chiefs who betrayed him, by calling him for negotiation and where he was killed in a gun battle. Mir Abdi persuaded by the Shah to return to Iran and gave privileges to stop his struggle for Baloch people. The struggle came to an end by an agreement between Iran and Iraq, where Iran stopped support for the Kurdish struggle in Iraq, while Iraq deprived the Baloch from theirs. But later Iraq gave support to Baloch's secretly till 1980s, when Iraq-Iran War began Balochi groups given large amount of support in financial and weapons.
The most comprehensive research about Dadshah movement wrote by Dr. Azim shahbakhsh in Persian which called “Puzhheshi dar tarikh moaser e Balochistan, majeraye Dadshah, 1372, Shiraz, Iran, Navid” A survey in Balochistan contemporary history, Dadeshah adventure, 1993, Shiraz, Iran, Navid publisher.
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 Further reading
- Mordechai Nisan Minorities in the Middle East: a history of struggle and self-expression, ISBN 978-0-7864-1375-1
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