Lashkari Raisani is the younger brother of former Balochistan chief minister Nawab Mohammad Aslam Raisani. He had resigned from the post of PPP Balochistan president in April 2012 and joined PML-N in March 2013. He has previously served as a provincial minister in the Balochistan cabinet as well as a senator during the PPP-led government in the center.
|Name:||Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani|
|In Urdu:||نواب ذادہ لشکری رایسانی|
|Famous As:||Lashkari Raisani|
|Profession:||Previously served as a provincial minister in the Balochistan cabinet as well as a senator than he joined PML-N|
|Date:||5 July 1965|
|Parents:||Nawab Sardar Mir Ghaus Baksh Khan Raisani|
|Siblings :||Nawab Muhammad Aslam Khan Raisani|
|Relatives:||Mir Hassan Raisani and Yadgar Raisani (Nephews)|
|Political Party:||Pakistan Muslim League|
|Time Period :||2012 – 2017|
|Old Political Affiliations:||MPA|
Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani better known as Lashkari Raisani was born on 5 July 1965 in Balochistan to Mir Ghaus Baksh Khan Raisani. He is a brother of Nawab Mohammad Aslam khan Raisani who is also in Politics and was 4 times elected as a member of Provincial Assembly of Balochistan. His Nephews Mir Hassan Raisani and Yadgar Raisani are also in Politics.
Member of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), Lashkari was previously elected as a PPP MPA in Balochistan Assembly. Lashkari also served as president of Pakistan Peoples Party’s Balochistan chapter, a position on which he was appointed in 2003 by former PPP chairwoman Benazir Bhutto. He, however, resigned as PPP’s provincial head in 2010 following a rift within the party ranks in Balochistan. Lashkari was also a member of the Senate from which he resigned in April 2012 along with ending his nine-year-long association with PPP over, what he called, failure of the federal and provincial governments to improve the security situation in Balochistan. Nearly a year later, Lashkari joined PPP’s rival PML-N, along with a group of 22 politicians.
Raisani left PML-N
Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani yesterday announced his decision to join Sardar Akhtar Mengal’s Balochistan National Party (BNP). “A social agreement was created in the form of the constitution to help the country move forward,” Raisani said. “All political parties struggled in this regard.” Raisani’s aides, along with the former president of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in Balochistan, will also join BNP. In 2012, Raisani who was then a member of the PPP, resigned from the membership of Senate. A 22-member delegation, including Raisani, consisted of members of national and provincial assembly from Balochistan joined PML-N in March 2013. Mir Humayun Kurd, Tahir Mehmood Khan, Raheela Durrani, Ayub Khoso, Muhammad Riaz Advocate, Haji Muhammad Raheem, Haji Mehmood Khan, Naseemur Rehman, Chaudhry Zubair Jan, Assadullah Jan Raisani, Ismail Gujer and Chaudhry Rafat were among the leaders who made the move.
Reviews of Other Politicians
“Balochistan has been turned into a heap of explosives,” said veteran Baloch nationalist leader Sardar Akhtar Mengal, the chief of BNP, while addressing the gathering. People belonging to all areas and ethnic groups have suffered the loss of human lives during the unrest in the province, Mengal said. Sardar Akhtar Mengal said that previously, Balochistan’s society had been a tolerant and progressive one. Religious fanaticism and sectarianism were a new phenomenon, he added, condemning the recent attack at a church in Quetta and killings of ethnic Hazaras. He lashed out at the government for what he called its continued failure to provide drinking water to the residents of Gwadar. People of Gwadar are still awaiting on drinking water and you speak about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ( CPEC), he said while addressing the leadership of PML-N.