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Brahamdagh Khan Bugti

Brahamdagh Khan Bugti

Brahamdagh Khan Bugti
Prominent Baloch leader
Born: N/A
Profession: Politician
Affiliation(s): Baloch Republican Party
Citizenship: Pakistani

 

Profile
Brahamdagh Khan Bugti (Urdu: براہمدغ خان بگٹی) is a prominent Baloch leader and the main icon of the Baloch Freedom movement and founder and chief of Baloch Republican Party,the largest Baloch political party,struggling on one point agenda of Freedom of Balochistan. Brahamdagh Khan Bugti is the son of Nawabzada Rehan Khan Bugti and Fauzia Bugti. He is the brother of Zabad Bugti and Zaamur (the wife of Bakhtyaar Dombki). He’s the grandson of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. The Jamhoori Watan Party‎ split and Brahamdagh Khan Bugti became the leader of his own faction, which he later renamed as Baloch Republican Party.. Talal Akbar Bugti is the leader of the second faction of Jamhoori Watan Party‎. He is a Baloch nationalist in the Balochistan conflict with Pakistan.

He went to exile after death of his grand father Nawab Akber Khan Bugti in a military operation in “Tratani” an adjacent area of Kohlu,Balochistan,Nawab Akber Khan Bugti was a prominent Baloch leader also known as “Dada-e-Baloch” (Grandfather of Baloch nation).Asma Jahangir,President Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and human rights activist, in an interview with BBC urdu service said “DCO Dera Bugti told me “After killing Nawab Akber Khan Bugti and Nawabzada Balaach Marri,pakistani forces want to kill Brahamdagh Bugti at any cost”.In a recent report publish in The New York Times, Brahamdagh Bugti accused pakistani intelligence agencies for suicide attacks on him in Kabul,Afghanistan.In a similar case,An Afghan journalist Nawab Momand claimed that ISI tried to hire him to kill Brahuamdagh Bugti] in pretext of interview or otherwise.

 

Early life

Majority of the Bugti people claim that Brahamdagh was the deserving successor as the Nawab of the Bugti Tribe; he had been a claimant to the title until May 13, 2009 . Nawab Akbar Bugti wanted his grandson Brahamdagh to be the Nawab (successor) because when Rehan Khan Bugti (the beloved son of Nawab Akbar Bugti) died Brahamdagh Khan was only 9 and his grandfather Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti became his caretaker and it is said Brahamdagh did whatever his grandfather told him to do. Nawab Bugti is alleged to have told his tribe that he wished to make Brahamdagh the Nawab but after the death of Nawab Akbar Bugti and when Brahamdagh was exiled, however this is disputed and his cousin Mir Aali was the successor to their grandfather, the slain Nawab Akbar Bugti.

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