Inamullah Niazi

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Inamullah Niazi
Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
In office
November 2014 – 31 May 2018
Personal details
Born (1955-10-09) 9 October 1955 (age 64)
Mianwali
NationalityPakistani
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (N)
RelationsNajeebullah Khan Niazi (brother)

Inamullah Khan Niazi is a Pakistani politician who had been a Member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, from 1993 to 1996 and again from November 2014 to May 2018. He had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 1997 to 1999.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born on 9 October 1955 in Mianwali.[1]

He has a degree of the Bachelor of Architect which he obtained from National College of Arts in 1984.[1]

Political career[edit]

He was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) from Constituency PP-38 (Mianwali) in 1993 Pakistani general election. He received 14,793 votes and defeated an independent candidate.[2]

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-54 (Mianwali-II) in 1997 Pakistani general election. He received 53,861 votes and defeated Humair Hayat Khan Rokhri.[3]

He ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency PP-44 (Mianwali-II) in 2002 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received 152 votes and lost the seat to Gul Hameed Khan Rokhri. In the same election, he ran for the seat of the National Assembly from Constituency NA-72 (Mianwali-II) as a candidate of PML-N but was unsuccessful. He received 30,018 votes and lost the seat to a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party.[4]

He ran for the seat of the National Assembly from Constituency NA-71 (Mianwali-I) and Constituency NA-72 (Mianwali-II) as a candidate of PML-N in 2008 Pakistani general election, but was unsuccessful. He received 2,087 votes in Constituency NA-71 and 44,868 votes in Constituency NA-72 and lost the seat to Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan and Humair Hayat Khan Rokhri, respectively.[5]

He quit PML-N in 2012 and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).[6]

He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-48 (Bhakkar-II) in by-polls held in November 2014.[7][8] In February 2015, he re-joined PML-N.[6]

Family[edit]

He is the cousin of Imran Khan and brother of Najeebullah Khan Niazi.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Punjab Assembly election result 1988-1997" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  3. ^ "NA election results 1988-1997" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 28 August 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  4. ^ "2002 election result" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ "2008 election result" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  6. ^ a b c "Imran Khan's cousin Inamullah Niazi joins PML-N". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Archived from the original on 25 January 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  7. ^ "By-polls: Inamullah Niazi wins PP-48 Bhakkar seat". www.geo.tv. Archived from the original on 25 January 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Inamullah Niazi wins PP-48 Bhakkar by-poll". The Nation. Archived from the original on 25 January 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.