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|Siraj ul Haq|
|Member of provincial assembly KPK|
2 June 2013 – 24 July 2014
|Prime Minister||Nawaz Sharif|
|Chancellor||Pervez Khattak (as Chief Minister)|
|Governor||Mehtab Ahmed Khan Abbasi|
|Ameer (leader) of Jamaat-e-Islami|
30 March 2014
|Preceded by||Syed Munawar Hasan|
|Residence||Mansora, Lahore (official)and Lower Dir (Personal)|
Siraj ul Haq (born 5 September 1962) (سراج الحق) also known as Sirajul Haq is a Pakistani Islamist conservative politician who was elected as the chief of Jamaat-e-Islami, a strong rooted politico-religious, Islamic democratic party in Pakistan having objective to establish Islamic laws in Pakistan. He also serves as the senior minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, serving in the Pervez Khattak administration. He is the only senator and member of Provincial assembly who has no bank account.
Haq was born in Samarbagh village of the Lower Dir District, he received his master's degree in Political Science from the Peshawar University. He d been the Principal of Iqra Public School Lower deer. He had been the Chief of Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba from 1988 to 1991. He is many time selected as MPA from PK-95 constituency.
He was elected to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in the 2002 election from the platform of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal and was made finance minister in the provincial cabinet under the leadership of Akram Khan Durrani. However, he resigned in protest against the deadly US drone strike on a Madrassa in Bajaur Agency which resulted in the deaths of 86 children. His party boycotted the 2008 election. In 2013, he contested on Jamaat-e-Islami's ticket and was elected to the assembly.
Haq remained the Deputy Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami until 30 March 2014 when he was elected as the Central Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan. He remains immensely popular in his constituency and known for his modesty among friends and foes alike.
He later resigned from His seat in June , 2014 right after budget because according to party rules one man cannot hold two offices at a time. At that time , he was Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami and Senior Minister in KPK Assembly.
He gained immense popularity when Imran Khan And Tahir Ul Qadri announced the Long March against Muhammad Mian Nawaz Sharif. He acted as a neutral figure and due to his efforts the government became stable. He said that the Jamaat will not let democracy derail. Political Differences aside , We will Save Democracy. For his utmost efforts, he later received the "Baba-e-Jamhooriyat", an award from the Government of Pakistan on August 14, 2014.
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