Syed Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi III

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Pir Pagara
(Urdu: پیر پگارا‎)
(Sindhi: پير پاڳارو)
President Pakistan Muslim League (F)
Personal details
Born (1956-02-14)14 February 1956
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (F)
Residence Karachi
Religion Islam

Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi III also known as Raja Saein ((urdu) پير صبغت الله شاه راشدي شهيد (Sindhi) صبغت الله شاهه راشدي ), Pir Pagaro the eighth, was born on 14 February 1956. He is the eldest son of 7th Pir Pagaro Syed Shah Mardan Shah-II who died on 11 January 2012. He is 8th Pir Pagaro since January 11, 2011. He is currently the President of the Pakistan Muslim League (F).

Personal life[edit]

Raja Saein was named after his grandfather Soreah Badshah Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi II who was the sixth Pir Pagara and was a spiritual leader of the Hur Freedom Movement during Pakistan's freedom struggle against British colonialists. Pir Pagara is a title given to the leader of the Muslim Sufi order of Hurs in the Sindh province of Pakistan. It comes from the Persian word "Pir" (elder or "saint") and the Sindhi word "Pagara", which means Chieftain's Turban. Pir Sibghatullah Shah Rashidi III has four sons and two daughters.

Political career[edit]

He was the Chairman of the District Council of Khairpur in 1983. He has been elected three times to the Sindh Assembly and has been a Provincial Minister. He became the President of the Pakistan Muslim League (F) after the death of his father Syed Shah Mardan Shah-II in 2012.

See also[edit]

Preceded by
PirSyed Shah Mardan Shah-II
Pir Pagara
2012 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Syed Shah Mardan Shah-II
Leader of Pakistan Muslim League (F)
2012 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent

References[edit]

Syed Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi becomes 8th Pir Pagara

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