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Amir Khan MQM

Amir Khan is a senior leader of MQM-Pakistan’s Bahadurabad faction formed after the February disagreement between him and then party chief Farooq Sattar.

Amir and his likeminded leaders formed the new faction, a second blow to the party since August 22, 2016 when the party rebranded itself to dissociate from its London-based founder Altaf Hussain.

Amir, who remained a part of Altaf-led MQM till 1991, formed his own party MQM-Haqqiqi with Afaq Ahmed in 1992, the year when law-enforcement agencies kicked off ‘Operation Clean-up’ against the MQM in Karachi.

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The MQM claimed that it had lost around 15, 000 workers during that operation, which they termed extrajudicial killing.

In 2011, Amir Khan rejoined MQM and is still a part of the party but of its Bahadurabad faction led by Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui.

Amir Khan never participated in any elections.

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