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Abdul Qadir Patel

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Preceded by  Faisal Raza Abidi
Full Name  Abdul Qadir
Role  Pakistani Politician
Citizenship  Pakistani

Preceded by  Ali Muhammad Hingoro
Party  Pakistan Peoples Party
Name  Abdul Patel
Residence  Karachi, Pakistan
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Political party  Pakistan Peoples Party
Preceded by  Hakim Qari Gul Rahman
Succeeded by  Muhammad Farooq Awan
Education  Federal Urdu University

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Abdul Qadir Patel ( Urdu: عبدالقادر پٹیل‎ ; born 8 August 1968) is a Pakistani politician who represented the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in the National Assembly of Pakistan until June 2013. At the age of 25 he became the youngest parliamentarian in Pakistan's history. He currently chairs the Standing Committee on the Interior in the National Assembly of Pakistan.


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Early life and education

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Patel was born in Memon Society Hospital in Lyari Town in a prominent Kutchi family in Karachi on 8 August 1968. He is the eldest child of the former district chairman of Keamari Town, Hussain Patel. He started working at the age of fifteen at a tire repair shop. He attended K.P.T secondary school in Keamari Town, Karachi, before gaining his higher education from Urdu college. In 1991 he obtained his B.A. degree from Federal Urdu University where he served as president of Sindh People's Youth, a student wing of Pakistan Peoples Party. He married a niece of senior parliamentarian Haji Wali Muhammad Jamot.

Political career

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Patel entered politics as a member of the 10th Provincial Assembly of Sindh on 18 October 1993 at the age of twenty five, which was the minimum age required by the election commission of Pakistan, during the by-election for constituency PS-86 Karachi (Lyari Town) when he defeated Ali Mohammad Hingoro who was than member provincial assembly of Sindh and very strong candidate from Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto) however in election for 11th Provincial Assembly of Sindh he was succeeded by Muhammad Farooq Awan from constituency of PS 86. Later he was elected to the 13th National Assembly of Pakistan in February 2008 for the NA-239 (Karachi-I) Kemari Town seat in the general election on a Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian (PPPP) ticket after defeating than member national assembly Hakim Qari Gul Rahman of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal.

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He appears on political talk shows in Pakistan as a representative of the Pakistan Peoples Party. He has been associated with different departments and ministries within the Government of Pakistan such as the Department of Ports and Shipping, Foreign Affairs, Railways, and Labour. He currently serves as a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan as well as Chairman of the Standing Committee on the Interior. On 3 June 2012 he was appointed as President of the Karachi division of the Pakistan Peoples Party and as political adviser to President Asif Ali Zardari.

Peacekeeping in Karachi

Patel has contributed to conflict resolution in Karachi, especially in Kiamari Town and Lyari Town. He lost his close friend and political coordinator Edhi Amin Khaskheli in target killings in Karachi.


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