Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Dullah

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Zulfiqar Ali Khan Dullah
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
13 August 2018
ConstituencyNA-64 (Chakwal-I)
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
29 May 2013 – 31 May 2018
Personal details
Born (1954-05-19) 19 May 1954 (age 65)
Chakwal
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf

Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Dullah is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. Previously he was a Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, from May 2013 to May 2018.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 19 May 1954 in Chakwal.[1]

He graduated in Law from University of Karachi in 1997 and has a degree of Bachelor of Arts and a degree of Bachelor of Laws.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency PP-22 (Chakwal-III) in 2013 Pakistani general election.[2][3]

In June 2018, he was nominated by the PML-N as its candidate from Constituency PP-23 (Chakwal-III) for 2018 general election.[4] However he quit PML-N and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI).[5]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-64 (Chakwal-I) in 2018 general election.[6] He received 155,214 votes and defeated Tahir Iqbal.[7]

Controversy[edit]

In September 2018, a deputy commissioner from Chakwal wrote a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan and the Supreme Court of Pakistan in which he accused Dullah of illegally interfering in transfers and postings of 17 members of the revenue field staff. The deputy commissioner also accused Dullah of threatening him "with dire consequences in case of non-compliance".[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "List of winners of Punjab Assembly seats". The News. 13 May 2013. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 18 January 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Official result: PML-N wins 21 seats in Punjab Assembly - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 12 May 2013. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "PML-N announces more candidates". The News. 30 June 2018. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  5. ^ Dhakku, Nabeel Anwar (30 June 2018). "PTI forgoes Ghulam Abbas, gives NA-64 ticket to PML-N candidate". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  6. ^ "PTI's candidate Zulfiqar Ali Khan wins NA-64 election". Associated Press Of Pakistan. 26 July 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  7. ^ "NA-64 Result - Election Results 2018 - Chakwal 1 - NA-64 Candidates - NA-64 Constituency Details - thenews.com.pk". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  8. ^ "DC says PTI MNA meddling in posting, transfer of Patwaris". The News. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  9. ^ Chaudhry, Fahad (4 September 2018). "PTI MNAs accused of trying to influence postings in their constituencies". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 4 September 2018.