Chaudhry Abid Raza BiographyAbid Raza is a Pakistani politician who is part of the Pakistan Muslim League since 2008 as a member of the National Assembly. Prior to 2008, he remained the candidate of the Pakistan Muslim League - Q for a long time. He is one of those politicians who remained in the news due to various controversies. He is the one who was taken into custody in charge of former president Pervaiz Musharraf's murder attempt.
Abid Raza ageHe was born on 5th April 1957 in Gujrat where he spent all his life. Currently, he still resides there but due to his work, he lives in various cities.
- Raza started his political profession with Pakistan Muslim League (Q) where he remained their part till 2008. He joined Pakistan Muslim League (N) following the 2008 Pakistani general elections. He was chosen for the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-107 (Gujrat-IV) in the 2013 Pakistani general decision. He got 94,196 votes and crushed Chaudhry Muhammad Ilyas, an applicant of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). He was re-chosen for the National Assembly as a member of PML-N from Constituency NA-71 (Gujrat-IV) in the 2018 Pakistani general decision. He gave defeat to his opponent Muhammad Ilyas Chaudhry by securing 88,588 votes.
- Raza was indicted in executing six individuals during a death endeavor on a previous Gujrat Tehsil Nazim and a previous candidate from Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Ghulam Sarwar Bhooch in 1998 while Ghulam Sarwar luckily survived. He was granted a capital punishment under area 7 of Anti-Terrorism Act and he stayed in the Gujranwala jail. In 2003, Raza was set free after settlement. He was also taken in custody for trying to murder Former president Pervaiz Musharaf for almost 1 year.