Politburo of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan

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The Politburo of the Central Committee of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) was the ruling organ when the PDPA Central Committee and the PDPA Congress were not in session. Only one politburos was formally elected; at the 1st Congress, despite this, the membership line-up was altered numerous times during the PDPA's existence.

Historical line-up[edit]

1st Politburo[edit]

Full members
Candidate members

Poltiburo members (1984)[edit]

By 1984, eight of the thirteen members and alternate members of the Politburo were Parchamis: [1]

Members of the Parcham faction
Members of the Khalq faction


  1. ^ J. Bruce Amstutz. "Afghanistan". Google Books. Retrieved 2009-03-22.