Imran Khan

Introduction – Imran Khan (PTI)

Imran Khan Niazi is a Pakistani Politician leading Pakistan Tehreek e insaf (PTI), legislator, former cricketer and humanitarian who drives the Pakistan Movement of Justice and an individual from the National Assembly of Pakistan. Before entering into governmental issues, he played worldwide cricket for twenty years. He began playing cricket at 13 years old. At first playing for his school and later for the Worcestershire Cricket Club, he made his introduction for Pakistan at 18 years old amid the 1971 English series at Birmingham. After completing his studies at Oxford, he became a member of Pakistan’s national cricket group in 1976 and played till 1992. He likewise functioned as the captain of the team alternatingly all through 1982–1992. He managed Pakistan to success at the 1992 Cricket World Cup remarkably, it was Pakistan’s one and only victory in that series.

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.com He resigned from cricket in 1992 as one of Pakistan’s most prosperous cricketers. He finished 3,807 runs and took 362 wickets in total in Test cricket. He is one of the eight world cricketers to accomplish ‘All-rounder’s Triple’ label in Test matches. He was initiated into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in the year 2010. In 1991, he propelled a fundraising movement to arrange a cancer hospital in commemoration of his mother. He elevated $25 million to establish the first hospital in Lahore in 1994. He later set up another hospital in Peshawar in the year 2015. Imran Khan is a noticeable humanitarian and commenter, and worked as the leader of Bradford University from 2005 till 2014 and was the receiver of a nominal partnership by the Royal College of Physicians in 2012.

In April 1996, he established the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), a moderate political party, and turned out to be the party’s state spearhead. Imran Khan challenged for a seat in the National Assembly in October 2002 and worked as an opposition participant from Mianwali till 2007. He was again chosen to the parliament in the 2013 races, while his party developed as the second leading party in the republic by general poll. At present, he works as the governmental spearhead of the party, therefore supervising the third biggest block of members of parliament in the National Assembly ever since 2013. Additionally, his party drives an organization and according to the World Bank, it has perceived the most improvement on human progress of Pakistani zones.

 

Personal Life

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.comImran Khan was born on October 5, 1952 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. He was born to a Pashtun family. His father, Ikramullah Khan Niazi was a civil engineer. His mother’s name was Shaukat Khanum. He was the only son of his parents. They were for quite some time settled in Mianwali in north-western Punjab. His fatherly family are of Pashtun background and have a place with the Niazi community. His mother was from the Pashtun ethnic group of Burki, which had delivered a few fruitful cricketers in Pakistan’s olden times, together with his cousins Javed Burki and Majid Khan.

 

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.com From his mother’s background, he is similarly an inheritor of the Sufi poet and originator of the Pashto script, Pir Roshan, who got from his maternal family’s inherited Kaniguram city situated in South Waziristan in the clannish zones of northwest Pakistan. Imran Khan was a silent and reserved boy in his early life. He has four sisters, Rubina Khanum, Aleema Khanum, Uzma Khanum and Rani Khanum. His elder sister, Rubina Khanum, is an ex-student of the Lahore School of Economics and was at a senior post with the United Nations. Aleema Khanum is a business person and altruist who is the originator of a Lahore-based material purchasing house CotCom Sourcing (Pvt.) Ltd. She completed her MBA from the Lahore University of Management Sciences in 1989. Her fabric business house has facilitated textile stores and managers crosswise the world, and keeps emblematic workplaces in Karachi and New York. Aleema worked as marketing director for the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, and performed a contributory part in collecting funds for the hospital. She is a fellow of the board of governors of the hospital. Uzma Khanum is a skilled doctor in Lahore whereas Rani Khanum is a university alumna who organizes charity accomplishments.

Imran Khan lives in his farmhouse at Bani Gala. In November 2009, he experienced emergency operation at Lahore’s Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital to eliminate an obstacle in his small intestine.

 

Education

His family was quite wealthy so he acquired an advantaged schooling. He studied at Aitchison College in Lahore and the Royal Grammar School Worcester in England, where he was proficient at cricket. He joined Keble College, Oxford in the year 1972. He studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics there and was graduated in the year 1975.

 

Married Life

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.comImran Khan Biography - Parhlo.comOn May 16 1995, Imran Khan wedded Jemima Goldsmith, in a ceremonial directed in Urdu in Paris.  After a month, on 21 June, they re-married at the Richmond registry office in England. Jemima changed over to Islam. The couple has two children, Sulaiman Isa and Kasim.

Gossips dispersed that the duo’s married life was in disaster. Jemima repudiated the stories by issuing an announcement in Pakistani media. On 22 June 2004, it was publicized that the pair had detached, concluding the relation into the divorce for the reason that it was tough for Jemima to adjust to life in Pakistan.

In January 2015, Imran Khan wedded a British Pakistani press officer Reham Khan in a secretive Nikah ceremony at his habitation in Islamabad. However this marriage also did not work and on 22 October 2015 they declared their intent to file for divorce.

 

Cricket Career

In 1982, at the peak of his vocation he acquired the captaincy of the Pakistan cricket team from Javed Miandad. He played 48 Test matches as the captain. During his captaincy, 14 were won by Pakistan, 8 were lost and whatever is left of 26 were drawn. He likewise played 139 ODIs, winning 77, losing 57 and 1 was drawn.

In the squad’s second game, he headed them to their first Test victory on English soil for 28 years at Lord’s. His first year as the leader was the height of his benefaction as a fast bowler and also as an all-rounder. He logged the best Test bowling of his vocation by taking 8 wickets for 58 runs in opposition to Sri Lanka at Lahore in 1981–1982.

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.com He additionally bested the bowling and batting averages both opposing England in three Test series in 1982. Later the same year, he put up a highly acknowledged performance in a home series opposing the challenging Indian team by compelling 40 wickets in six Tests at an average of 13.95.

By the completion of this series in 1982 and 1983, he had occupied 88 wickets in 13 Test matches in the era of one year as captain. This similar Test series versus India, though, also lead to a breakage in the front of the leg below the knee that preserved him out of cricket for over two years. A therapy supported by the Pakistani administration facilitated him improve by the completion of 1984 and he made a positive return to international cricket in the last part of the 1984 and 1985 period.

In India in 1987, he drove Pakistan in its first historic test series victory and this was trailed by Pakistan’s first series triumph in England amid that year.  In the 1980s, his team likewise made three praise worthy ties opposing West Indies. Pakistan and India co-facilitated the 1987 World Cup, however neither volunteered beyond the semi-finals.

Imran Khan discharged from international cricket at the conclusion of the World Cup. In 1988, he was requested to come back to the captaincy by the premier of Pakistan, General Zia-Ul-Haq, and on 18 January, he declared his resolution to return to the team.

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.com Not long after coming back to the captaincy, he drove Pakistan to a new triumphant visit in the West Indies, which he has described as “the last time I truly bowled fine”. In the year 1988, he was proclaimed Man of the Series versus West Indies when he took 23 wickets in 3 tests. His peak of vocation as a leader and cricketer came while he headed Pakistan to triumph in the 1992 Cricket World Cup. Performing with a hard striking line-up, he sponsored himself as a batter to perform in the top command accompanied by Javed Miandad, however his involvement as a bowler was marginal. At the age of 39, he acquired the winning last wicket himself. In 1992, Pakistan won its first World Cup Trophy under the captaincy of Imran Khan which was remarkable.

 

Politics

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.com In 1996, Imran Khan initiated a governmental party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). He encouraged General Pervez Musharraf’s martial revolution in 1999, have faith in that Musharraf would finish exploitation and fraud, cleanup the governmental gangs. As indicated by Imran Khan, he was Musharraf’s preference for prime minister in 2002 however turned down the suggestion.

Pakistan general elections in October 2002 through 272 electorates, Imran Khan projected in the elections and was ready to make an alliance if his party did not get a bulk of the poll. He was selected from Mianwali. He has also functioned as a part of the Standing Committees on Kashmir and Public Accounts.

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.com On 21 April 2013, Khan propelled his last advertising effort for the 2013 races from Lahore where he tended to a large number of supporters at The Mall, Lahore. He declared that he would haul Pakistan out of the conflict commanded by United States on fear and convey peace to the Pashtun ethnic belt.  He spoke at various public gatherings in Malakand, Lower Dir District, Upper Dir District and further cities of Pakistan where he declared that PTI will host a uniform schooling arrangement in which the youngsters of wealthy and deprived will have equivalent opportunities and rights.  He concluded his south Punjab movement by marches at Bahawalpur, Khanpur, Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur.

As indicated by the latest analysis afore the elections by The Herald revealed that 24.98 percent of supporters all over the country intended to vote for his party, only a fraction behind former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N).  On 7 May 2013, Imran Khan was hurried to Shaukat Khanum hospital in Lahore when he stumbled from a forklift at the verge of the stage and fell head over heels to the ground.

Pakistan’s 2013 elections were carried out on 11 May 2013 all over the republic. The elections brought about a strong bulk of Pakistan Muslim League votes. Imran Khan’s party PTI gained 30 straightly voted governmental seats.

 

Benevolence

Imran Khan Biography - Parhlo.com Amid the 1990s, he likewise worked as UNICEF’s Special Representative for Sports and advanced well being and inoculation programs in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand. He additionally works with the Lord’s Taverners, a cricket philanthropy in London.  He dedicated his hard works only on societal work. In 1991, he had originated the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, a philanthropy institute posturing the name of his mother, Mrs. Shaukat Khanum. He set up Pakistan’s first and solitary cancer hospital, built by means of contributions and assets more than $25 million, collected by Imran Khan from all over the universe. On 27 April 2008, he built up a technical institution in the Mianwali region named Namal College. It was worked by the Mianwali Development Trust (MDT), and is a partner school of the University of Bradford in December 2005.

Imran Khan Foundation is one more beneficiary work, which intends to support deprived individuals all over Pakistan. It has delivered relief to flood sufferers in Pakistan. Buksh Foundation has united with the Imran Khan Foundation to brighten up towns in Dera Ghazi Khan, Mianwali and Dera Ismail Khan under the plan ‘Lighting a Million Lives’.The movement will form some Solar Charging Stations in the particular towns and will arrange for residents with solar lights that could be repeatedly charged at the solar-charging posts.

 

Writing Works

Imran Khan has issued six workings of informative and factual writings, together with a life story co-authored with Patrick Murphy. He every so often composes commentaries and articles on cricket and Pakistani politics in quite a few foremost Pakistani and British newspapers.

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