Sanaullah Zehri Biography
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Sanaullah Zehri BiographyZehri is in politics since 1990. He has not been out of the political structure at the National or provincial level since his entry into politics. In the last government of PMLN, he served as Special Assistant to Nawaz Sharif. He has been elected 7 times for the Provincial Assembly from Khuzdar. On 24 December, he succeeded Abdul Malik Baloch to become the 14th Chief Minister of Baluchistan. He resigned from his seat in 2018.
Zehri date of BirthHe was born on 4 August 1961 in Khuzdar, Baluchistan.
Sanaullah Zehri FamilyHe belongs to the Zehri family of Gujjars. He was born to Sardar Doba Khan Zehri, who was a tribal leader. His family is famous in Baluchistan due to their interest in the creation of Pakistan. They gathered people and tribal leaders for the cause of Pakistan. His daughter is Aisha Zehri, while his sons are Sikandar Khan Zehri, Hamza Khan Zehri. His brother is Mir Zafar Ullah Khan Zehri and Meharullah Zehri. One of his sons, Sikandar and brother Mehrullah were killed in 2013 in a bomb blast by Baluchistan Liberation Army.
Education of ZehriZehri has received a BA degree in political science from the University of Baluchistan.
Initial CareerAfter pursuing a degree in political science, Zehri entered into practical life and started his political career in 1988 from the platform of PMLN. He secured his seat on PB-30 Khuzdar. It was his first tenure and remained as a member of the Provincial Assembly for two years. In 1990 and 1993 general election, he won from the same constituency PB-30. Each term lasted for three years and ended prematurely.
As a Senator1997 was the first time when he contested the election of the senate and became a senator. He represented Baluchistan in the senate until 1999. In 2002, he contested from PB-33 against molvi Abdul Karim and won the election comfortably. He got 11549 votes while his opponent got 5906 votes. In this term, he also served as the Provincial Minister of Prison and Tribal Affairs.
As a Leader
- In the 2008 election, he had a difference with the party and could not continue his political journey. He formed his party named as National party Parliamentarians. Previously he was associated with Baluchistan National Party. He contested the election and was re-elected from P-33 Khuzdar. At this stage, he had emerged as a leader at the provincial level. After the death of Akbar Bugti, he was invited to the Grand Jirga called Mir Sulaiman Dawood.
- For a secure political future, he joined PMLN in 2010 and soon he was appointed Assistant General Secretary of PMLN for Baluchistan. This time, his major rival was Mir Younus Aziz Zehri who was associated with JUI-F. He successfully contested the election and defended his seat against him by receiving 9431 votes while his opponent received 7652 votes. As he was an important and senior politician, he was one of the candidates for the Chief Ministership. Later, Abdul Malik was appointed as Chief Minister while he was made the Senior Minister.