Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar is a great politician and has citizenship in both countries, Pakistan and British. In Scotland, he remained a member of Parliament in the UK from 1997 till 2010. In 2010, he was nominated by PM Gordon Brown for a life peerage.
He played a vital role and fight for the justice of 15 years little boy Kriss Donald. This article has all the information about him, including Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar Biography.
|In Urdu:||محمد سرور|
|Famous As:||Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar|
|Education:||University of Faisalabad|
|Date:||18th August 1952|
|Place:||Pirmahal Punjab Pakistan|
|Children:||3 Sons, 1 daughter|
|Political Party:||Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (2015–present)|
|Other Political Affiliations :||Pakistan Muslim League (N) (2012–2015)|
|Role:||Member of Parliament for Glasgow Central|
|Dates:||1 May 1997 – 12 April 2010|
|Preceded By:||Ian Davidson|
|Succeeded By:||Anas Sarwar|
|Majority :||13,518 (48.2%)|
|In Office 2|
|Role:||35th Governor of Punjab|
|Dates:||2 August 2013 – 29 January 2015|
|Prime Minister:||Nawaz Sharif|
|Preceded By:||Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood|
|Succeeded By:||Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana|
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Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar Biography
Sarwar belongs to Arain Punjabi Family, and Arain people are descendants of an Arabian soldier. He is the Pakistani and British Politician. He is one of the supporter football teams of Glasgow. In the 1987 Glasgow City Council election, he was appointed as the labor councilor for Pollok shields East.
Sarwar Date of birth
He was born in a small village near Faisalabad, Pakistan, on 18 August 1952. He belongs to a Punjabi family. His surname is Arain.
Mohammad Sarwar Family
His family history did not start in Pakistan. In 1947 at the time of sub-continent partition, the family lived in the village of Khairanwala near the city of Jalandhar, which would become a part of India. His wife is Perveen Sarwar, and is blessed with three sons and one daughter.
His eldest son was managing director of the company and was inculpate in the fraud of $850000 in United Wholesale Scotland. In 2011 the Court of Criminal Appeal closed this case of fraud filed in 2007. Sarwar was a remunerated director of the company but was never accused of any type of fraud.
In 1982 he established united wholesale Grocer, a chain of cash, and carried store with his brother’s help and was split after some time from his brother. His grandfather William McSarwar was a great man who fought and won in the Scottish war of independence on English.
Education of Sarwar
He received his education from the government college of Faisalabad. Later this college was renamed as Government College University, Faisalabad.
After his return to Pakistan, he wanted to do something for his country people, so he established two hospitals for Punjab’s poor people at Rajana and Chichawatni. According to him, there are five hundred million people in Punjab of school age who are deprived of school education. For this purpose, he established the Art Foundation Public School in Pir Mahal.
Political Career in British
In 1976, he went to Glasgow from Pakistan. He established his first business venture of selling clothes in Central Scotland, which was not successful. Then he opened his first shop in Maryhill Road, in the north of the city. His shop was the beginning of his journey, and earned $200 cash.
His political career started in Scotland when he started a protest to save Pakistan’s PM from hanging by a military dictator. This was his first experience in Scotland politics.
1977 General Election
He got elected as a Labor MP of Glasgow Govan in the general Election 1977. Sarwar became the first Muslim and Asian MP in the United Kingdom, and there he played a role constituency MP to defend the workers at the Govan Shipyard, preventing closure and saving more than 2000 jobs.
He also played a vital role and fought for the justice of 15 years little boy Kriss Donald. The killers ran away to Pakistan, and then he assists the Pakistani police in arresting him, and tried to convince the authorities to send the killer back to Scotland to face trial.
Unfortunately, he was suspended for two years from holding the labor party and was accused of electoral offenses. He was the first Muslim President to swear the oath of Allegiance on the Holy Quran. He rejoined Glasgow Govan in 2001.
General Election 2005
In the 2005 general election, he won Glasgow’s central constituency. He faced many problems due to his opponent from the British National Party because he declined to share a platform with them.
In August 2006, he signed an open letter, and PM Tony Blair criticizes the UK foreign policy.
At the 2012 Olympic games, he was one of the 18 Muslim President who signed a Commons motion backing a Team GB football team.
Scottish Affairs Select Committee
In 2004 he became a member of the Scottish Affair Committee, and in 2005 he became Chairman of this committee. He stated that he would not stand in the 2010 election. His son Anas Sarwar worked in Glasgow Central as Labour Mp from 2010–2015 for the same constituency.
Due to a lot of stress and strain in his political career in the British in 13 years period, he finally decided to leave Westminster. He renounced his citizenship from the UK in July 2013.
Political Career in Pakistan
He is a great Pakistani Politician who started his career in Pakistan after returning from the British and joined Pakistan Muslim League as MNA and later became the 31st Governor of Punjab. Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar fought foreign Pakistanis cases whose properties like flats and houses were confiscated by the Pakistan land mafia. He resigns from this position on 29 January 2015 after a disagreement with the foreign government.
Joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
On 10 February 2015, he joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and is still associated with it.
As a Senator
On 3rd March 2018, he became a member of Pakistan’s senate on Punjab’s general seat by securing 44 votes. During this period, he took oath as 33rd Governor of Punjab.
Social media handles
His social media account include