Sunday, July 25, 2010

Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi

Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi's Profile
Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi was a famous politician of Pakistan. He was born in Gujrat. Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain (Ex. Prime Minister of Pakistan and President of PML-Q) is son of Chaudhary Zahoor Elahi. He belongs to Warraich clan of Jutt tribe. Chaudhary Zahoor Elahi was son of Chaudhary Sardar Khan. Chaudhary Pervez Elahi is son of Chaudhary Manzoor Elahi (Chaudhary Zahoor Elahi's Big Brother).
Early Life and Business:
He started his career as Police Constable in late 1930s. But soon after the independence of Pakistan he started his own textile business with his brother Chaudhary Manzoor Elahi, a Textile Engineer. They set up Gujrat Silk Mills and Pakistan Textile Mills in Gujrat. Later on this family also set up floor mills in Lahore and Rawalpindi.
Political Life:
Ch. Zahoor Elahi entered into Pakistani politics in 1956. He became Secretay General of Conventional Muslim League and opposed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. He founded a political family of Pakistan. He became Chairman of Gujrat District Board in 1958. In 1958 he was also became the Director of National Bank of Pakistan for next 12 years. He was elected as Member National Assembly of Pakistan in 1962. Chaudhary Zahoor Elahi was involved in many fabricated cases by Bhutto Government. Chaudhary Zahoor Elahi was harassed and imprisoned many time in Bhutto regime. 
Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi was assassinated on September 25, 1981.
Chaudhary Zahoor Elahi was a symbol of fair politics and he was not only the pride for Gujrat but for all Pakistan.

2 comments:

  1. fiaz_malik99@yahoo.comSeptember 25, 2012 at 10:39 PM

    dhalta raha khyal mera harf o sowt me,

    tahlil e jan k bad mila gohar e sukhan...


    Fiaz Hussain Qadri

    Jhang

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  2. He was Given 6 month imprisionment by Ayub Khan for grabing JAlalpuri Tanga Stand we he has build his Gujrat house> and Please read Ch. Zahoor Elahi statement in Pak Assebly in which He remarked " We Praze Bhutto And if our relign
    allowed us we would have been Put his Murti in every home for PUGA"

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