Abdul Qadir Khanzada (Politician)

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Dr Abdul Qadir Khanzada is a pakistani politician. In the general elections held in 2008 he won the seat by securing 147892 votes from NA-242, Karachi-IV.

Title Description
Personal
Name: Abdul Qadir Khanzada
In Urdu: عبدالقادر خانزادہ
Famous As: Politician
Nationality: Pakistani
Residence: H. No. L-10/4, Block-15, Gulistan-e-Jouhar, Karachi
Religion: Islam
Profession: Politics
Family
Ethnicity: Sindhi
Career
Political Party: Pakistan Peoples Party
Senator: NA-242 (Karachi-IV)
Serve As: Senator
Old Political Affiliations: Mutahiida Qoumi Movement (MQM)


Profile

  • He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan from Constituency NA-242 as a candidate of Muttahida Qaumi Movement in 2003 by-polls. 
  • He was made parliamentary secretary communication in 2003.
  • He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan from Constituency NA-242 as a candidate of Muttahida Qaumi Movement in Pakistani general election, 2008.

Police raid on Khanzadas house

The Karachi Police raided the house of ex-MQM lawmaker Abdul Qadir Khanzada on 19th of July 2016 at night and detained his son. According to eyewitnesses, police entered the residence of Abdul Qadir Khanzada from a neighbor’s house. More than 25 police personnel and two armored vehicles took part in the raid, sealed all entry and exit points, and arrested Tahir Khanzada. According to the police, Tahir was shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation. The ex-MQM lawmaker later reached his house and condemned the raid. There is no word from the police about the arrest. [1] raid

Nomination

Mr Abdul Qadir Khanzada has been awarded a ticket from MQM for the contest of Senate seat.