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Politburo of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan

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Politburo of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan

The Politburo of the Central Committee of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) was the ruling organ when the PDPA Central Committee and the PDPA Congress were not in session. Only one politburos was formally elected; at the 1st Congress, despite this, the membership line-up was altered numerous times during the PDPA's existence.

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1st Politburo

Full members
  • Nur Mohammed Taraki (General Secretary)
  • Babrak Karmal (Deputy General Secretary)
  • Sultan Ali Keshtmand
  • Saleh Mohamed Zeary
  • Gholam Destaguir Panjsheri
  • Tahir Badakhshi
  • Charoullah Chapour
  • Candidate members
  • Nur Ahmed Nur
  • Dr. Akbar Chah-Wali
  • Abdoul Karil Missaq
  • Suleiman Laeq
  • Mohammad Hasan Bareq
  • Hafizullah Amin
  • Isma├»l Danesh
  • Abdul Hakim Charayi Jowzjani
  • Abdul Majid
  • Zaher Ofoq Qandahari
  • Dr. Zaher
  • Poltiburo members (1984)

    By 1984, eight of the thirteen members and alternate members of the Politburo were Parchamis:

    Members of the Parcham faction
  • Babrak Karmal
  • Sultan Ali Keshtmand
  • Mohammad Najibullah
  • Nur Ahmed Nur
  • Mohammad Rafie
  • Anahita Ratebzad
  • Members of the Khalq faction
  • Abdul Qadir
  • Mahmud Baryalai
  • Mohammad Aslam Watanjar
  • Salih Muhammad Zeary
  • Muhammad Ismail Danesh
  • Unclear
  • Ghulam Dastagir Panjsheri (believed to be in Kar)
  • Abdul Zahoor Razmjo
  • References

    Politburo of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan Wikipedia


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