Azra Fazal Pechuho

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Azra Fazal Pechuho
MNA
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
11 May 2013
Personal details
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Peoples Party

Azra Fazal Pechuho, also known as Azra Hakim Ali Zardari (Urdu: عذرا فضل پیچوہو‎) is a politician and physician who is currently a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since 2002.

Political career[edit]

Pechuho was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time on Pakistan Peoples Party ticket in Pakistani general election, 2002.[1][2]

She was not a popular politician until the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007.[1] After the assassination, she became the chancellor of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology.[1]

In 2006, her car was attacked in Nawabshah during a by-election by Altaf Hussain Unar who was arrested later.[1]

Pechuho was re-elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the second time in Pakistani general election, 2008 from NA-213 (Nawabshah).[3][2]

Pechuho was re-elected as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the third time in Pakistani general election, 2013[2] from NA-213 (Nawabshah).[4]

Personal life[edit]

Pechuho is a younger sister of former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari.[2][1]

She is a physician by profession.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "A glance at Sindh's female election hopefuls". DAWN.COM. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Bakhtawar casts her first vote amid tight security". DAWN.COM. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "PPP expected to win in Nawabshah". DAWN.COM. 14 February 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Zardari, Bilawal to contest NA by-polls on different symbols". DAWN.COM. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2017.