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Dr. Muhammad Jehangir Bader
Name: Dr. Muhammad Jehangir Bader
Tenure: March 2009 to March 2015
Province: Punjab
Party: Pakistan People's Party Parliamentarian (PPP-P)
Seat Description: General
Designation: Senator

Personal Information

Gender: Male

Contact Detail

Office Number: 9223453
Home Number: 042-99260777
Mobile Number:
Local Address: Dr. Muhammad Jehangir Bader 178-A, Ali Town, Thokar Niaz, Lahore.
Permanent Address: Dr. Muhammad Jehangir Bader 178-A, Ali Town, Thokar Niaz, Lahore.

Academic Career

Qualification: M.A (Political Science)
M.Com
L.L.B

Other Information

Current Position:
1999 – To date
Central Secretary General Pakistan Peoples Party, since on 22.11.1999.
2009; -------- Member Senate of Pakistan.

Government Offices:
1997 -1999 Elected Chairman, Senate Standing Committee on Food and Agriculture in Senate.
1996 Federal Minister for Political Affairs and Religious Affairs in Govt. of Prime Minister Ms. Benazir Bhutto Later dismissed by President Farooq Leghari.
1994-1997 Elected as Chairman Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural resources in senate for 3 years
1994-1999 Elected as Senator for Six years, in Senate of Pakistan.
1993 Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture in the care taker Government of Prime Minister Balak Sher Mazari as Prime Minster.
1988-1990
* Federal Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources, Housing& works And Science & Technology in the PPP Government of Prime Minister Ms. Benazir Bhutto.
* MNA Elected in General Elections from walled city of Lahore seat NA .96
* MPA Elected in General Election from walled city of Lahore PA 124 – later on resigned.

Democratic and Political Struggle:
1999 – To date
* Central Secretary General of Pakistan Peoples Party since on 22-11-1999.
* President, PPP Overseas as relieved during 2003, when in jail.
* Arrested on 21st March 2001 to prevent participation of ARD public meeting for Democracy, at Lahore; which already was announced Bailed out By Lahore High Court.
* Addressed Public meeting of Pakistan Peoples Party at Glasgow chaired by Shaheed MBB.
* Arrested by Gen. Mushraff military regime, on 21st August 2001, by NAB – For Victimization. Released on bail by Supreme Court of Pakistan during April, 2003. Acquitted 2008.

1998
* Toured and organized PPP in different parts of the world as President overseas PPP.
* Arranged big public meetings of overseas Pakistan at U.K Chaired By S.MBB
* Participated in all activities of ARD and PPP, in Pakistan.

1997
* President Pakistan Peoples Party, Overseas.
* Chief Guest at two conferences at Canada, by local and Pakistan Community.
* Organized PPP Overseas.

1995
* Relived from President-ship PPP, Punjab.
* In-charge Pakistan Peoples Party, Overseas desk.

1993
* Arranged PPP long March on behalf of PDA, led by Shaheed MBB.
* Contested and lost MNA, MPA seats in General Elections. NA 87, PA 129 – both lost.

1992
* Convener of PDA (Pakistan Democratic Alliance), in Punjab and arranged rallies for political alliance throughout Punjab. Started organizing Long March.

1991
* President of PPP Punjab, appointed 2nd time, during April.

1988
* Resigned from President-ship PPP, Punjab.

1987
* Arrested by PML (N) Chief Minister Nawaz Sharif Govt. in Punjab.

1986
* Went to London and succeed in developing consensus and inviting Ms. Bhutto for come back from exile.
* Arranged the biggest historic reception, rally and Public rally in Lahore, on arrival of Shaheed MBB from London, on 10th April; in his capacity as President PPP Punjab..

1985
* President PPP Punjab; On 23rd March Mr. Benazir Bhutto (in exile) nominated him (while in Multan jail) as President Pakistan Peoples Party, Punjab to be announced on 4th April.
* Released from prison and was declared, PPP, Punjab.
* Taken as “Convener” of MRD, Punjab and arranged first public meeting against Gen. Zia’s regime and for restoration of democracy, at Mochi Bagh, Lahore, fully crowded.

1984
* Released in MID year from jail.
* Arrested after Gen. Zia held Presidential so called Referendum; kept at Central jail, Multan.

1983
* Released at the beginning of New Year, after about two years.
* Arrested during August when MRD announced movement for Democracy, against Gen Zia regime. kept at Central Jail, Bahawalpur.

1982
* Authorities shifted him, from Central Jail Mian Wali to District Jail, Gujranwala.

1981
* Arrested by Gen. Zia after some non-entities hijacked PIA plane to Kabul at time when MRD (Movement for Restoration of Democracy) political alliance started movement for democracy – tortured at Shahi Qilla and kept for some months there followed by detention at Mian Wali Centeral Jail.

1979
* Additional General Secretary of PPP, Punjab.
* In-charge of PSF (Students Wing) and PYO (Youth Wing) of PPP, Punjab.
* Assisted Ms. Benazir Bhutto in political activities especially in re-organizing Central Secretariat in Karachi.

1978
* Released from Kot-lakh-pat jail, after under-went one year in mid year.
* Appointed as Member Central Executive committee (CEC) of PPP by Shaheed Chairman Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, founder Chairman PPP, in Sep.
* Arrested while on Political visits with Ms. Benazir Bhutto – sentenced by military courtt for 9 months and fined Rs.30,000 undergone full term at kot lahkpat Jail, Lahore.

1977
* Arrested by Gen. Zia dictatorship in August, 1977; under charge to receive Shaheed Bhutto at Lahore Airport and leading a procession – sentenced by military Court for one year and lashes – undergone full punishment and lashs inflicted out side Jail Cell of Shaheed Bhutto at Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore.

1977
* Was Candidate for MNA seat from walled city, Lahore for General Elections announced by dictator Gen. Zia and postponed few days before polling; as against PNA, political alliance.

1976
* Senior Vice President of Pakistan Peoples Party in the Walled city of Lahore.

Publications:
2008
* Evolution of Democracy By Jehangir Bader during 2008.

2006
* Grand Agenda During 2006.

2004
* How to be a Leader By Jehangir Bader During 2004.

1973-74
* Commentary on Constitution of Pakistan; Constitutional History of Pakistan; Commentary on Partnership Act, and Negotiable Act.

1972-77
* Lecturer at University of the Punjab (H.C.C) Visiting Faculty in the subject of Commercial Law. (Company Law).
* Having honor to deliver special lecture at different educational institutions, NGOs and International Democratic Institutions.

Extra Curricular: As Student
1972 – 1975 Regular Weekly Columnist at Daily “Mushriq” on “University Round Up”.

1972 Member of Central Board of Film Censors.

1971 Arrested and kept at Camp jail, Lahore by Dictator Gen. Yahya to prevent participation in Punjab Univeristy Elections.
1970
* Was elected as President Student Union, University of the Punjab, Lahore; Dictator Gen.Yahya Khan sabotaged elections, arrested and rusticated him.
* Was sentenced by a Martial Law Court for one year R.I. and kept at Dist. Jail, Shah pur, (Sargodha). Was released during Dec. after General Elections in Pakistan. Arrested by Yahya khan in order to sabotage university elections results. Rusticated from university of the Pubjab – Conuited by military count for one year – completed sentence at Distt Jail Shahpur. President Students Union University of the Punjab.

1968-69
* Elected President, Students Union, Halley College of Commerce, Punjab University, Lahore.
* Arrested During student movement against Dictator Ayub Khan.

1966-67
* Prominent student leader during studies, Debater, Sportsman.
* Met and Joined Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto since before inception of PPP, and let the first badge of students who joined and supported Shaheed Bhutto in his struggle for Democracy in Pakistan.

INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL AWARD.
1. Leadership Award
2. Torch Bearer Award
3. Public Service Award
4. Proclamation Award
5. Certificate of Reorganization
6. Good Will Ambassador Award

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATIONS:
* PARTICIPATED IN SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL FORUMS, AND CONFERNCES PUBLIC MEETINGS AND DEBATES PERIODICALLY, AND AT BIG FORUMS LIKE IPU AND SOCIALIST INTERNATIONAL, MORE THAN ONCE.
* DURING 2008, PARTICIPATED IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES LIKE AT MONACO, DURING JUNE 2008 BY CRANS MONTANA; IN JULY 2008, SOCIALIST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AT GREECE; AND IN JULY, PSOE CONGRESO FEDERAL (SPAIN) AT MADRID.
* DURING AUGUST 2008, PARTICIPATED AS GUEST OF HONOR, AT WORLD OLYMPICS GAMES OPENING CELEBRATIONS, HELD AT BEIJING, AS INVITED BY REPUBLIC OF CHINA.
* WAS DELEGATE IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “WORLD FOOD CRISIS” HELD BY ACADEMIE LA DE PAIX (PEACE ACADEMY) AT ROMA DURING OCTOBER, 2008.
* PART OF TWO MEMBERS DELEGATION HEADED BY CHAIRMAN PPP BILAWAL BHUTTO ZARDARI, SENT AT UNO, TO RECEIVE AWARD BY HR COMMITTEE OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL; A POSTHAMOUS AWARD TO SHAHEED MOHTARAMA BENAZIR BHUTTO, ON 10.12.2008 AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY HALL, UNO BUILDING. AT NEWYORK USA.

DEMOCRATIC STRUGGLE.
* Was the President of the students union Hailey college of commerce, University of the Punjab during   1968-69 when the students movement against dictator Ayub Khan ended the regime, he was arrested for the first time during the movement.
* Was elected as President of the Student Union, University of the Punjab, Lahore which were sabotaged by dictator Yahya Khan; rusticated for two years and convicted by a military court for one year.(1970)
* Arrested again 1971, after released and rejoining of University when announced his candidature for the same post.
* Was senior Vice-President, PPP at the walled city of Lahore.(1975-77)
* Was granted ticket of PPP for National Assembly in general election during 1977.
* Arrested in August 1977 on receiving Mr.Bhutto at Lahore airport, and was sentenced by a military court for one years and the lashes. Released after undergone full term.
* Arrested and convicted in Oct.,1978 for a year when toured with Ms. Bhutto in Punjab. Released after gone full term in 1979 
* Arrested in early 1981 and was detained for almost two years. Was also taken to torture cell of Shahi Qila, Lahore and kept for more than three months. Released in early 1983. 
* Arrested in August 1983 at annoucement of MRD movement for retoration of democracy. Released in summer 1984.
* Arrested year ending 1984 at occasion of Referandum held by Gen. Zia and the non-party elections held by the regime.Released in 1985 summer. During detention  was nominated President , PPP Punjab.
* Arrested in 1987 by the Punjab government.
* Arrested by NAB, of Musharaf regime. Released on bail in April 2003 by Supreme Court of Pakistan.

POLITICAL SKILL/EXPERIENCE.
* Was a prominent Leader of the Progressive Students Community in Punjab for few years.
* Was a regular column writer of "University Round Up" in daily "Mushriq" about five years.
* Was Senior vice-President of PPP City of Lahore.(1975-77)
* Was nominated as Member of Central Executive Committee of PPP by Shaheed Bhutto.(1978)
* Was nominated as Additional General Secretary PPP, Punjab. (1979)
* Was incharge of the Students and the Youth Affairs of PPP in Punjab.(1980)
* Was made the President of Pakistan Peoples Party, Punjab for about eight year.( During1985-95)
* Was incharge and arranged reception for Ms. Benazir Bhutto, in April 1986, which could said to be the biggest in the political history.
* Was the Desk Incharge and afterwards the President PPP Overseas in the year 1995 till early 2003.

STATE AND GOVERNMENT.
* Was the member of the Central Board of Film Censor Board during 1972-73.
* Was an advisor/ consultant to Minister for Electricity and Power UAE, in 1976.
* Was elected as MPA, MNA in the general elections held in 1988.
* Was made the Minister for Housing, Science and Technology and for Petroleum and Natural Resources in the government of Prime Minister Ms. Benazir Bhutto. (1988-91).
* Was made the Minister for Food and Agriculture in the Care-taker Govt. of Prime Minister Balak Sher Mazari during 1993. 
* Was elected in the Senate of Pakistan for six years.(1994).
* Was elected as the Chairman of the Standing Committee in Senate of Pakistan on Petroleum and Natural Resources. (1994-97) 
* Was elected as the Chairman of the standing committee in Senate of Pakistan on Food and Agriculture.    ( 1997-2000)
* Was the Federal Minister for Political and Religious Affairs Under Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Government of Pakistan which was dismissed in 1996.
* Delegate in several International conferences.
* Elected as Senator in 2009.

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