Sardar Mohammad Saleh Bhutani also spelled as Bhootani was the ex CM of Balocihistan in year 2008. He is the son of late chief of Bhootani tribe Sardar Mohammad Umaid Khan. He is now the chief of his tribe Bhootani.
|Name:||Sardar Muhammad Saleh Bhutani|
|In Urdu:||سردار محمد صالح بھوتانی|
|Languages:||Balochi, English, Sindhi, Urdu|
|Visits to other countries:||Afghanistan:For Participation in Grand Development and Jirga , Saudi Arabia:Performing of Hajj and Umra,Singapore:Purpose of Medical Treatment|
|Personal career and interest:||Chief of Bhootani Tribe and son of Sardar Umaid Ali Bhootani (late).|
|Permanent contact:||Bhootani House, Dureji, Lasbela|
|Date:||1 July 1950|
|Parents:||Sardar Umaid Ali Khan(father)|
|Siblings :||Muhammad Aslam Bhootani (brother)|
|Serve As:||Ex- caretaker chief minister|
|Proceeded by:||Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim|
|Member of the provincial Assembly|
|Address in Constituency:||Bhootani House, Dureji, Lasbela|
|Preceded by:||Dr Arbab Ghulam Raheem|
|Assumed office:||In November 2007|
|Ministry :||Chief Minister Balochistan|
|Role:||Care taker CM|
|Prime Minister:||Zafarullah khan Jamali|
|Preceded By:||Dr Arbab Ghulam Raheem|
Sardar Muhammad Saleh Bhutani (Urdu: سردار محمد صالح بھوتانی ) is politician from Lasbela, Balochistan, Pakistan. He was born on 1 of July in year 1950 in Dureji. He was the interim Chief Minister of Balochistan, where one of the issues he had to deal with was the acute shortage of flour in the province. Bhutani is the son of Sardar Umeed Ali Bhutani and older brother of the current Speaker of Balochistan Assembly Mohammad Aslam Bhutani.
As care taker CM of Balochistan
Sardar Mohammad Saleh Bhootani took the oath as caretaker chief minister of Balochistan at a ceremony that was held at the Governor’s House at 11am on November 18, 2007. Sources told that the government had chosen Mr Bhootani from a list of three candidates, including former governor Justice (retd) Amirul Mulak Mengal and former bureaucrat Qamar Beg. The then governor of Balochistan Owais Ghani informed Mr Bhootani about the decision of the government.
Bhootani to be next expected CM Balochistan
Following the failure by the prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to get the political situation of Balochistan in order, the head of ruling party PML-N Nawaz Sharif sitting in Punjab House in Islamabad played key role to get rid of the crisis being faced by the party amid opposition no-confidence motion on Tuesday.
According to sources, earlier feeling the heat of the situation PM Abbasi suggested CM Zehri to resign, however he turned down his suggestion.
After the standoff Nawaz Sharif decided to take affairs in his hands. He consulted the party provincial leadership and members assembly and discussed the political situation and all aspects of the post no-confidence motion. Later, PML-N head advised the chief minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri to resign, CM Balochistan accepting party head advise sent his resignation in written.
After his resignation PM Abbasi and Nawaz Sharif met to draft the strategy after the Sanaullah resignation. Both have agreed to leave the space for opposition to elect its own chief minister. It was also decided in failure of opposition parties to elect its CM, PML-N will emerge with its own CM candidate.
On the other hand, sources claimed opposition parties mulling over three names for next CM Balochistan- Sarfraz Bugti, Saleh Bhutani and Changase Marri- however opposition still undecided over the candidates for the next CM.