Early Life and Education
Political CareerAbidi jumped back into active politics in 2008, and formed the Professionals Research and Advisory Council (PRAC) for MQM. “The idea was to gather professionals such as me who had started with the All Pakistan Mohajir Students Organisation but became disconnected due to careers and family life.” Abidi was then asked to form and head the social media team. He is now the vertical head of the social media strategy, and is currently affiliated with the cyber communications department of the party. “MQM’s social media team is the most disciplined, unlike the PTI’s trolls who are negatively active.He started his political career in 2013 . His career in politics still a young when he was given the ticket by MQM to contest elections. Being his first time in elections he was able to win and got himself a seat in the national assembly .
Expelled By Party
U-Turn on Resignation
Reason Behind ResigningAbidi said he was resigning for political and personal reasons."I announce to quit MQM-P and resign from NA-251 as this is not what I believed in and stood for," Abidi had tweeted following a joint press conference held by MQM-P chief Farooq Sattar and Pak Sarzameen Party Chairman Mustafa Kamal in which both parties announced an alliance, saying they would contest the upcoming general elections under one manifesto, one symbol and one name. but Abidi stuck to his guns.Then He announced on the micro-blogging platform that he had been invited by the speaker to submit his resignation in person . He said he was resigning because of "the four-year operation in Karachi, its motives, interventions, its results and the future," his inability to do anything for his constituency and the city, census results, local government powers and because he could not be a part of an electoral alliance with the PSP.
Contest Election PSPAli Raza Abidi said that he stood by his earlier decision of resigning from National Assembly seat over the alliance with PSP. No merger, not even alliance (like IJI and MMA) with PSP is acceptable for me at all.Then he has announced to contest election against Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) of chief Mustafa Kamal as an independent candidate.Abidi is not the only person though to voice his disgruntlement over the alliance. Several PPP leaders have met Pakistan People s Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari and Dr Junaid, the former provincial minister for health, has already announced joining PPP.
Ali Raza Abidi shot dead in KarachiThe former leader of Muthida Quomi Movement (MQM) Syed Ali Raza Abidi has been shot dead in Karachi today on 25th December 2018. The news of his death has been confirmed by the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) South Javed Alam Odho. According to the reports he has been killed near his residence in Karachi DHA when 2 men on a motorbike opened fire on him. He was taken to the Shifa hospital immediately by his father but he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.
Investigation of the murder of Syed Ali Raza AbidiThe investigation to find the Murderer of Former MQM leader Syed Ali Raza Abidi has been started who was shot dead on 25th December 2018 near his residence in Karachi. According to his family, he had been receiving threats from unknown numbers from last many days. The CCTV footage of that night has been disclosed where two random men on a motorbike shot him when he was about to reach his home. According to the Counter Terrorism Department of the Sindh Police, forensic analysis of the spent bullet casings found from the crime scene has matched the ammunition used in another murder in Liaquatabad on December 10.
Tribute to Ali Raza Abidi by Karachi ResidentsThe former leader of MQM Ali Raza Abii who was gunned down on 25th December was given tribute yesterday by the residents of Karachi in a Clifton. Many people including family members, friends, colleagues, and the residents of Karachi gathered there for the tribute.
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