Babar Awan

Politician

1959 –

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Who is Babar Awan?

Zaheer-ud-din Babar Awan, is a Pakistani statesman, lawyer, author, analyst, columnist, and leftist writer. As of current, he is currently serving as junior Pakistan Senator from Punjab Province, which he was elected in 2012.

He regularly writes and publishes on left-wing philosophy, and have had previously served as Minister of Law and Justice in the cabinet of former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani. Due to a cabinet reshuffle, he lost his ministerial appointment in favor of Farooq Naik in 2011. He extensively writes political columns in leading Urdu newspaper, the Daily Jang, in the support of social democracy and social justice.

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Born
Jan 27, 1959
Rawalpindi
Siblings
Religion
  • Islam
Profession
Lived in
  • Islamabad

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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