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MIR GUL KHAN NASIR

Post  Baloch on Sun Feb 06, 2011 1:11 pm

Mir Gul Khan Nasir, also widely regarded as Malek o-Sho'arā Balochistan, was a prominent politician, poet, historian, and journalist of Balochistan, Pakistan. Born on May 14, 1914 in Noshki, Gul Khan Nasir was at the forefront of the Baloch Nationalist Movement and was most active between 1935 to 1980. His father’s name was Mir Habib Khan and he belonged to the Paindzai family of the Zagar Mengal sub branch of the Mengal tribe. Mir Gul Khan’s mother “Bibi Hooran” belonged to the Rakhshani branch of the Bolazai Badini. Mir Habib Khan had five sons and three daughters. Mir Gul Khan Nasir was number seven among his eight siblings and he was the fourth amongst his brothers Mir Samand Khan, Mir Lawang Khan, Mir Lal Bux, Mir Gul Khan and Col.Sultan Mohammad Khan. During this period of Ayub Khan's rule, most of the Baloch leadership including Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo, Gul Khan Nasir and Faiz Muhammad Yousafzai were arrested on different charges. They were imprisoned in Quetta's Quli Camp which was famous for the inhumane torture of its prisoners.
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