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Ghulam Mustafa Khar Pakistani Politician

Ghulam Mustafa Khar

Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar; born on 2 August 1937 in Kot Addu, (Muzaffargarh) is a Pakistani politician from the province of Punjab.

Early Life

Ghulam Mustafa Khar was born on 2 August 1937 in the Khar clan at Kot Addu, Muzaffargarh County, Punjab Province. His boss, Mohammad Yar Khar, had been one of the district’s biggest landowners. Khar received his education from Aitchison College, Lahore.

Political Career

Ghulam Mustafa Khar, age 24, secured his first election to the National Assembly in 1962. He served in Water and Power Minister, chief minister, and governor posts.

As a close personal friend and political ally Khar joined Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in 1967 as one of the founding members of the Pakistan Peoples Party. After the fall of Yahya Khan’s military regime. He was elected Governor and Martial Law Administrator of Punjab, the country’s most electorally powerful state, by the freshly sworn-in President Bhutto.

1973 legislation

When the 1973 legislation was approved in August and Bhutto became Pakistan’s prime minister, Khar was assigned the position of Punjab province’s chief minister. Khar was replaced by the more left-leaning and intellectual Hanif Ramay, due to protests from within the PPP.

In March 1975, Khar has temporarily reappointed Chancellor, before being eventually dismissed in July 1975. Bhutto’s concerns about Khar’s aspirations as well as Punjab’s deep tensions within the PPP contributed to his reluctance to invite Khar to run for Ramay’s Lahore seat. Ghulam Mustafa Khar’s efforts to campaign as an opposition party for the seat resulted in defeat.

In 1976 former PPP enemies Khar and Ramay worked together inside the Pakistan Muslim League (F) of the Pir of Pajaro. Khar joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in April 2017 and is considered on the PTI’s left-wing.

Ghulam Mustafa Khar
Ghulam Mustafa Khar Pakistani Politician

Personal Life

Khar married eight times. One of Khar’s marriages was with Tehmina Durrani. A women’s rights activist and author from Pakistan. Her first novel, My Feudal Lord, released in June 1991 by Vanguard Books of Lahore. Created an uproar within the culture of Pakistan by portraying her violent and painful marriage to Ghulam Mustafa Khar.

His daughter Aaminah Haq is a Pakistani model and a noted actress as a Lux model and for her appearance in the Mehndi television drama.

Ghulam Mustafa Khar Daughter

Hina Rabbani Khar is the daughter of his uncle Ghulam Noor Rabbani, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Ghulam Mustafa Khar Wife

His uncle, Bilal Mustafa Khar has been accused of pouring acid on her face by his former wife Fakhra Younus. His son was later cleared of the charges. Four witnesses have testified to see his son entering. The home of Fakhra on the day of the attack, complaining of getting death threats. They later withdrew their comments because of significant threats. The judge dropped the indictments in December 2003.

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