Jumma Khan Marri

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Jumma Khan Marri is a famous Baloch political leader and son of a Baloch leader, Mir Hazar Khan Marri, who led a Baloch uprising in the 1970s and 1980s. Marri was born 15, January 1965 in Thadri, Balochistan. He started his schooling during uneasy periods in Balochistan than at hiding in Sindh, Hyderabad and Karachi at the height of military operation in Balochistan during the 1970s-80s his family was on top of the list of most wanted people by Pakistani Military and ISI agencies; many Baloch were forced to migrate into Afghanistan.

Marri was also a Baloch refugee where he finally finished KVK Indian central school at Kabul Afghanistan. He went to Soviet Union (Moscow) in 1986 along with many other Baloch students for his higher education; he acquired his MD degree in 1994 at Russian State Medical University, and subsequently got his PHD in immunology and allergies at the same university in 1998 after Baloch were forced to return from Afghanistan in 1992, the divided but Pervez Musharraf's Military took over the country's rule, and 5th military operation started by him in Balochistan Marri was again forced to live in exile in Moscow.

Confusion with Haji Khan Marri[edit]

Lots of political experts believe that it was Jumma Khan Marri a Baluchi Nationalist leader from Baluchistan, living in Moscow. Jumma Khan lived in Damascus in the 1960s but because of strong pressure for his extradition, he fled to Baghdad in 1968. He lived in Syria for five to eight years. He established Baluchistan Liberation Front in the 1964. His nationalism career carried on in Iraq where he became a significant figure in an Iranian Baluchi revolt. Jumma Khan Marri played a vital role in making many Baluchi separatist organization, which includes Baloch Liberation Front, Baluch People's Liberation Front, Popular Front for Armed Resistance and Parrari but later was learned by reliable sources from Balochistan that it was his elder brother haji not him.

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