Kundi (Pashtun tribe)
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The Kundi (Urdu: کنڈی ) are a Pashtun tribe of Tank District in the North-West Frontier Province, and also some parts of Balochistan, Pakistan and kundian punjab pakistan and Lundian wala district faislabad ]. Their lineage links with the Marwat people.
Mohammad Ishaq Khan Kundi, deputy speaker of West Pakistan Assembly (1962-1965) is one of the most famous members of the tribe in Tank. Other notable Kundi are Abdul Kareem Khan Kundi (former Chief Justice of the Peshawar High Court), Abdul Hakeem Khan Kundi (former Vice Chairman of Pakistan Bar Council) and Habib Ullah Khan Kundi (former NWFP Provincial Minister).
A more recent well-known personality is Faisal Kareem Kundi, who defeated Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman in the 2008 National Assembly elections and was elected Deputy Speaker on March 19, 2008, jointly by PPP and Pakistan Muslim League. Kundi are also present in Dera Ismail Khan district of khyber pakhtunwa and occupied prestigious Designations.
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