Muhammad Raja Basharat (Politician)

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Raja Basharat is a Pakistani Politician who has served in various political parties but currently, he is a member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and serving as a Minister of Punjab for Law and parliamentary issues. During his career, he has been involved in many controversies.

Title Description
Personal
Name: Muhammad Raja Basharat
In Urdu: محمد راجہ بشارت
Nationality: Pakistani
Residence: Rawalpindi
Education: Bachelors of Law
Alma Mater: University of Punjab
Religion: Islam
Profession: Politician
Born
Date: 11th August 1951
Place: Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Family
Spouse: Married
Career
Political Party: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Serve As: Minister of Punjab for law and parliamentary issues.
Time Period : 27th August 2018-present
Old Political Affiliations: Pakistan Muslim league Q
Member of the provincial Assembly
Constituency: PP-14 (Rawalpindi-IX)
Assumed office: 15 August 2018
In Office
Dates: 2003–2007
Constituency: PP-110 (Gujrat-III)
Political Party: Pakistan Muslim League Q


Raja Basharat Biography

Muhammad Raja Basharat is a Pakistani Politician and is in politics since 1970. During his political career he served in many political parties but currently, he is a part of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He was born on 11th August 1951 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Raja Basharat Education

He was given the degree of law in 1976 who he did from the University of Punjab. After completing his bachelors he joined Politics.

Raja Basharat Career

He started his political vocation with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) during the 1970s and after that joined Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N). He was chosen to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an applicant of Islami Jamhoori Ittihad from Constituency PP-4 (Rawalpindi-IV) in Pakistani general elections of 1990. He got 45,389 votes and vanquished Zakir Hussain Shah. He was re-chosen to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency PP-4 (Rawalpindi-IV) in Pakistani general elections, 1993. He got 47,811 votes and crushed Zakir Hussain Shah. He was re-chosen to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an applicant of PML-N from Constituency PP-4 (Rawalpindi-IV) in Pakistani general race, 1997. He got 46,253 votes and vanquished Zamarud Khan. During his residency as an individual from the Punjab Assembly, he served in the common Punjab Bureau of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Law and Parliamentary Affairs with the extra ecclesiastical arrangement of Information, Culture, and Youth Affairs.

Raja Basharat Joined PMLQ

Raja Basharat left PML-N in 1999 and joined the Pakistan Muslim League (Q). He kept running for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an applicant of PML-Q from Constituency PP-6 (Rawalpindi-VI) in Pakistani general elections of 2002, however, was unsuccessful. He got 14,701 votes and lost the seat to Raja Arshad Mehmood, a member of PML-N. On 3 January 2003, he was accepted into the common Punjab Bureau of Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and designated as a consultant to the central pastor of Punjab. He was re-chosen to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an applicant of PML-Q from Constituency PP-110 (Gujrat-III) in by-surveys hung on 15 January 2003. He got 82,057 votes and crushed Chaudhry Tariq Javed, an applicant of PPP. He was blamed for abusing the state hardware to win the decision. Amid his residency as an individual from the Punjab Assembly, he filled in as Provincial Minister of Punjab for Local Government and Community Development with the extra pastoral arrangement of Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Public Prosecution.

General Elections 2008

He kept running for the seat of the National Assembly of Pakistan as an applicant of PML-Q from Constituency NA-54 (Rawalpindi– V) in Pakistani general elections of 2008 yet was unsuccessful. He got 10,400 votes and lost the seat to Malik Ibrar Ahmed. In a similar race, he likewise kept running for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an applicant of PML-Q from Constituency PP-6 (Rawalpindi-VI) but unfortunately again lost the seat. He got 17,771 votes and lost the seat to Chaudhary Sarfraz Afzal.

General Elections 2013

He fought for the seat of the National Assembly as an applicant of PML-Q from the Constituency NA-52 (Rawalpindi-III) in Pakistani general elections of 2013 but got defeat by Nisar Ali Khan. He got 43,866 votes and lost the seat to him.

Raja Basharat Marriage Controversy with Semal

Seemal Kamran, a previous MPA from Punjab, has asserted that she was hitched to previous law serve Basharat Raja yet he has been ceaselessly denying this reality. She sent a criticism notice of Rs 2 billion to Raja and asserted that Raja had hitched with her in August 2014 however declined to freely acknowledge the marriage which harmed her notoriety. She likewise blamed Raja and his family for grabbing her advantages, including adornments, money and a vehicle. In July 2018, she guaranteed that Raja tormented her and ousted her out his home. Sharing the screenshots of her discussions with Raja, Seemal reported approaching the court and the Election Commission of Pakistan to get him. Seemal also asked for Ch Shujat Hussain, the previous leader, and Ch Parvez Elahi, previous Punjab serve, to consider her case and frame a fair request panel into it.

Raja Basharat Joins PTI

Mohammad Basharat Raja separated his routes with Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) and joined Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaaf (PTI) on June 2018 preceding the General Elections 2018. Conversing with Dawn, Mohammad Baharat Raja said that he would challenge elections from PP-14 on PTI ticket. He said the general population of his voting demographic needed to choose a nearby possibility to speak to them on the assembly floor. He said that he has been going into individuals to ask vote with the motto of progress. He said that PTI would acquire change the general public and the general population would bolster the motivation of the PTI. He said that he would challenge the seat of Provincial Assembly and pull back the designation papers he petitioned for NA-63 and NA-59.

Raja Basharat Appointed as Minister of Law

On 27 August 2018, he has been drafted into the common Punjab Bureau of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and was designated as Provincial Minister of Punjab for law and parliamentary issues.

Raja Basharat Statement on Sahiwal Operation

Punjab Minister for Law Raja Basharat on Sunday said that the Sahiwal activity was completed on solid proof. Tending to a question and answer session in Lahore on Sunday, he said that as per the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), Zeeshan was working for restricted association Daesh and he started shooting at police party. The priest said that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) will test into why Zeeshan was going with the family. Basharat proceeded to state that the fear-based oppressors headed out to Sahiwal on a Honda City vehicle on January 13, including that January 18, it was affirmed that Zeeshan was working for psychological militants. He added that there could have been an immense catastrophe if the fear mongers weren't pursued, including that the CTD and ISI had mutually led the activity. "Zeeshan was slaughtered in Sahiwal, while his associates have been murdered in Gujranwala," he said. Basharat said that a JIT has been established to test into the supposed experience of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Sahiwal that murdered no less than four people including two ladies. He stated: "An FIR against 16 cops has likewise been held up under segment 302 (planned homicide) of the Pakistan Penal Code and Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997, at the Yousafwala police headquarters."