Maulana Muhammad Gohar Shah son of Hakeem Abdul Haq was a JUI-F candidate from NA-7 ( Charsada-I). He defeated Fazal Muhammad Khan of PTI and President of ANP, Mr. Asfandyar Wali Khan. Maulana Muhammad Gohar Shah bagged 53492 votes, whereas the runner up Mr. Fazal Muhammad Khan got 40148 votes. Mr. Asfandyar wali Khan remained at third position with 38165 votes polled in his favour.
|Name:||Muhammad Gohar Shah|
|In Urdu:||مولانا محمد گوہر شاہ|
|Date:||1 January 1950|
|Political Party:||Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F)|
|Time Period :||18 November 2002 – 18 November 2007|
Maulana Muhammad Gohar Shah is a Pakistani politician who is currently a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, belonging to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F). He was born on 1 January 1950. Maulana Muhammad Gohar Shah is the Member of National Assembly of Islamic Republic of Pakistan of NA-7(Charsadda-I), He belongs to Hakeem Abdul Haq family, which is one of the powerful as well as the honest family.
Muhammad Gohar Shah ran for the seat of National Assembly of Pakistan in Pakistani general election, 1997 however remained unsuccessful. Shah was elected as member of National Assembly on a ticket of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal from NA-7 (Charsadda) in Pakistani general election, 2002. He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of MMA from Constituency PK-20 Charsadda-IV, but was unsuccessful and secured only 4,860 votes. Gohar Shah was re-elected as member of National Assembly on a ticket of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) from NA-7 (Charsadda) in Pakistani general election, 2013.
Shahs membership was restored
On October 20, 2017 ,Election Commission of Pakistan restored membership of five legislators of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including two MNAs and three MPAs, after submitting their assets details. They include Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousuf, MNA Maulana Gohar Shah and MPAs Abdul Karim, Muhammad Sheraz and Aizaz-ul-Mulk Afkari. Membership of these legislators was suspended after they failed to submit their assets details within stipulated period.