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Asfandyar Wali Khan

Asfandyar Wali Khan
Senate of Pakistan, President of ANP
Born: 19 February 1949
Profession: Politician
Affiliation(s): Awami National Party
Citizenship: Pakistani
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Profile Profile
Asfandyar Wali Khan Born in Shahibagh Charsadda on 19th February 1949. Asfandyar is the present President of the Awami National Party and has served as Member of Provincial Assembly, Member of National Assembly, senator and presently MP in Pakistan's Parliament.

Family

Khan Abdul Wali Khan
His father, Khan Abdul Wali Khan, was the party's first President.

Badshah Khan
He is the grandson of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, better known as "Badshah Khan "King of Khans". Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan was the founder of the non-violent Pashtun political movement, Khudai Khidmatgar ("Servants of God") in undivided India and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.

Dr. Khan Sahib
Asfandyar's uncle Dr. Khan Sahib was the Congress Party's Chief Minister of the NWFP, during the waning days of the British Raj, and also the Chief Minister of the province during the early days of independent Pakistan.

Education
Attended primary school at Jesus and Mary Convent and attended college at Aitchison College Lahore. Graduated and got B.com honors from Peshawar University in the mid of seventies. Is Proficient in three languages namely Pashto, English and Urdu.

Political Career


Pakhtun Student Federation
Got politicized in 1968 as a student activist, during the national uprising against the dictatorship pf General Ayub Khan, by launching and organizing PSF (Pakhtun Student Federation), a student body pressing for democracy and became its Central Executive Committee member.

Banned NAP and PSF
Opposed the military dictatorship of General Yahia Khan who replaced Ayub Khan through a coup-de-tat in 1969 and banned NAP and PSF along with all political activities.

Arrested in 1974
He was arrested in 1974 and sentenced to seventeen years imprisonment for his political beliefs, but was released by High courts after three years. Was physically tortured during his imprisonment.

National Democratic Party
Resumed political activism in 1978 from the platform of NDP (National Democratic Party), which was formed after the ban of NAP.

Movement for restoration of democracy
Opposed the military dictatorship of General Zia ul Haq from the platform of MRD (Movement for restoration of democracy) and was imprisoned twice in 1982 and 1985 for his struggle against the regime.

Arrested in 1996
He was arrested again in 1996, being a member of the parliament, and kept behind bars for one year without any trail, for his political beliefs.

Served in ANP AS
  • Elected as Central Party President of ANP in 1998.
  • Re-elected as Central Party President of ANP in 2003.
Parliamentary Career
  • Elected to the provincial assembly of N.W.F.P in 1990 - 1993.
  • Chairman of the Standing committee on Finance (provincial assembly of NWFP).
  • Elected to the National Assembly in 1993-1996
  • Elected to the National Assembly in 1997 -October 1999.
  • Elected to the Senate of Pakistan March 2003.
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Submited By: syed irfanullah
08 August 2013

the real leader......
Submited By: muhammad yaqoob khan
30 June 2013
asfand yar wali khan is a brave man i like him.and we are trusted by walibagh family he is a great paktun
Submited By: saddam hussain
15 April 2013

i like ANP....ANP did a gr8 job but unfortunately opposition of taliban and out door forces make the party weak by killing ...
Submited By: Muhammad shoaib
11 April 2013
what a great struggle in political career..
Submited By: WISAL KHAN
16 December 2012
I ACCEPT THAT ASFANDEYAR WALI KHAN IS A BEST LEADER FOR KPK PUKHTOONS.
Submited By: amjad ali khan
30 August 2012
ttel ve jamday wali ao ttel pukhtoon wali (amjad kualumpur)
Submited By: Gull
09 August 2012
A brave son of Pakistan, &
The True and only Pakhtoon leader who is strugling to protect the Pakhtoon rights from panjabi minded establishment.
Submited By: Sheraz khan
16 January 2012
ASsalam-o-alaikum JEay ANP

Jeay wali jeay pakhtun jeay pathan
Submited By: arain aamir
05 August 2011
CHOR VERY BAD MAN
Submited By: Ahmed Ullah Khan
23 May 2010
Please Asfandyar Wali stand up for your Pakhtun brothers
Submited By: Sultan Rome Advocate
16 January 2010
Although I have political & ideological differences with Asfandyar Wali but no doubt that he is a pukhtoon leader. He needs to realise problems of pukhtoon & try his best to solve those issues. Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao & all pukhtoon leaders are our assets. We should respect them.
Submited By: Muhammad
17 December 2009
You enjoy in uAE with your family and advise your chalys from Dubai for Pakhtoonistan, People elected you for development of NWFP instead of name change, Common man have no interest in the name change of NWFP
Submited By: Asad
30 August 2009
Coward! Traitor! Dont call yourself a pukhtun!
Submited By: Tanvir
25 August 2009
You and your separatist party along with everyone included in your corrupt government deserves to DIE!
Submited By: Aamir Ali
23 July 2009
A coward who sold out the people of Swat to the savage Taliban just to save his own skin.
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