Haji Baz Gul Afridi
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|Haji Baz Gul Afridi|
|Born||Darra Adam Khel, F.A.T.A|
|Known for||Ex-Member of National Assembly of Pakistan|
|Relatives||Haji Gul Afridi, Haji Majeed Gul Afridi, Haji Islam Gul Afridi, Asad Afridi, Hamza Afridi.|
Malik Haji Baz Gul Afridi, (Urdu-حاجی باز گل آفریدی) is a Pakistani politician from the Darra Adam Khel region of Pakistan. He served as the Member of National Assembly for the FATA region NA-34 from 1997 to 1999.
Haji Baz Gul comes from an Afridi Pashtun family from the region of Darra Adam Khel in the federally administrated tribal areas of Pakistan. Gun trade is a major occupation in Darra and Baz Gul became an arms dealer in the area. He also claims to have sold weapons to those smuggling arms into various countries. He also co-owned Peshawar's largest computer market until it was closed in 2007.
He entered politics by running as an independent candidate for the National Assembly of Pakistan during the Pakistan General Elections 1997 and was elected as MNA from NA-34 region of FATA. He served as the MNA for NA-34 FATA until 1999.
Baz Gul was a candidate for National Assembly seat NA-47 in the 2008 General Election. He was third, with 20% of the vote. He contested the same seat in the 2013 General Election, this time as a candidate for the PML-N. He lost, coming in fourth, with 9% of the vote.
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