Maulana Asad Mehmood is an emerging politician and MNA from JUI-F, but do you know who he is? This is a brief biography about one of the emerging player in Pakistani politics.
Maulana Asad Mehmood is the son of Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the president of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) and head of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) which is an alliance of religious party.
He became a Member of National Assembly in 2018 general elections from NA-37 Tank. It is the first time that he became a member of any legislative assembly. He also contested the general elections from NA-25 tank in 2013 but failed to secure his seat.
Details of his early life are not known despite the fact that his father is a leading figure in Pakistani politics. He is a religious scholar who has completed his religious education from traditional Deobandi seminary.
Before 2013 he had not profile and no political experience but today he is a member of JUI-F Majlis Shura and frequently attends these meetings with his father. It is being said that Maulana Fazlur Rehman is preparing his son to take up the position of the party.
In the past few years he was been seen attending many political and religious events organized by JUI-F and local madersas. It will take time to known whether he will be able to lead the party in the same efficient way his father or not.
JUI was led by Mufti Mahmood (grandfather of Maulana Asad) after his death leadership crises emerged and the party split into two. The main faction was led by Maulana Fazlur Rehman who is now preparing his son for the leadership.
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