Sherbaz Khan Mazari

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Sherbaz Khan Mazari
Leader of the Opposition
In office
17 August 1975 – 5 July 1977
Preceded by Khan Abdul Wali Khan
Succeeded by Fakhar Imam
Personal details
Born (1930-10-06) 6 October 1930 (age 87)
Rojhan, British Raj
(now Pakistan)
Political party Independent (Before 1975)
National Democratic Party (1975–1977)
Pakistan National Alliance (1977–1981)
Movement for the Restoration of Democracy (1981–1988)

Sherbaz Khan Mazari (Urdu: سردار شیر باز خان مزاری‎) (born 6 October 1930) is a Pakistani politician and a former leader of the opposition in the National Assembly.


Mazari entered politics by supporting Fatima Jinnah, sister of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, against Ayub Khan in the Presidential elections of 1965. In 1970, he was elected to the National Assembly as an independent candidate. He was a signatory to the 1973 Constitution, as head of the independent group in the Assembly.[1]

In 1999, he wrote his memoir, titled Pakistan: A Journey to Disillusionment.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ibrahim, Nur (January 31, 2012). "An Exercise in Non-Fiction". Harvard Political Review. Retrieved 8 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Mazari, Sherbaz Khan (1999). A Journey to Disillusionment. Karachi: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-579076-4. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Khan Abdul Wali Khan
Leader of the Opposition
Succeeded by
Fakhar Imam