Pashtun leader Abdul Rahim Mandokhail passes away

mandokhailQuetta: Former Senator and sitting Member of National Assembly (MNA) of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Abdul Rahim Mandokhail passed away here after brief illness.

The deceased lawmaker was Deputy Chairman of Achakzai-led Pashtun nationalist party, PkMAP.

He was elected as MNA from NA-260 Quetta-cum-Chaghi in 2013 elections.

His funeral prayer will be offered in his ancestral Jhoke.

Born on June 15, 1932, Abdul Rahim Mandokhail was elected as a member of the National Assembly from NA-260 in 2013 on a PkMAP ticket.

He had served as senior deputy chairman of PkMAP since 1989 and remained a senator from 1991 to 1997 and March 2006 to March 2012.

He was also elected as a Member of Balochistan Assembly in 1997’s general  elections.

One comment

  1. Reza Khan Yousufzai

    May God shower his choicest blessings on him.He was a man who tried to unite the disparate and easliy
    brianwashed and misled Pashtun illiterate tribes .They are always easily misled by religious fanaticsm and their own irrational conservatism and slave ways. This man was an intellectual trying to synthesize socialism and nationalism and create a progressive Pashtun national polity. The Pashtun respect him and he is a light in a sea of darkness created by the Fascims from the evil state of Napakistan and the feadal racsm eminating from South Asian cultures and also the violent use of religion by the ruling classes of both India and Pakistan to achieve their power positions in society. May God bless him eternally.
    He and his party though having flaws are by far the most intellectual among Pashtun of Pashtunkhwa.

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