Mr. Muhammad Basharat Raja

PP-110 (Gujrat-III)

Assembly Tenure: 2002-2007 (14th Assembly)

  • Position(s) Held
  • Minister: Local Government & Community Development, Law, Parliamentary Affairs & Public Prosecution
  • Academic Qualifications
  • L.L.B
  • Profession(s)
  • Lawyer
  • Party Affiliation
  • Pakistan Muslim League
    (See other MPAs of this party)
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Raja Lal Khan
  • Marital Status
  • Married
  • Date of Birth
  • 11th August 1951
  • Place of Birth
  • Rawalpindi
  • Religion
  • Islam
  • Took oath on
  • 11th October 2003

Personal Career & Interests

Mr Muhammad Basharat Raja son of Raja Lal Khan was born on August 11, 1951 at Rawalpindi. He obtained the degree of LL.B. in 1976 from University of the Punjab, Lahore. A practising lawyer, who served as Chairman, District Council Rawalpindi from 1979 to 1987 and as a Member District Council Rawalpindi during 1987-90. He has successively been Member, Punjab Assembly since 1990 and also functioned as Minister for Law & Parliamentary Affairs during 1997-99. He has returned to Punjab Assembly for the fourth consecutive term in bye-elections 2003 against the seat vacated by Ch Parvez Elahi, who had won from two constituencies (PP-110 and PP-292); and is functioning as Minister for Local Government and Rural Development with additional charge of Law & Parliamentary Affairs since January 29, 2003. He attended the IULA Conference, held in USA (Ohio) in 1980; participated in the Local Government Conferences held in Sri-Lanka in 1987; in the United Kingdom, Spain and Belgium in 1991. His father remained Member Punjab Legislative Assembly during 1951-55 and Member Provincial Assembly of West Pakistan during 1956-58.

Present Contact

  1. I) 48-B/1 Tufail Road, Lahore CanttII) B Golf Road GORI Lahore

Previous Official Positions

Official Body Post Duration
District Council Chairman 1979-1987
District Council Member District Council 1987-1990
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Member 1990
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Member 1993
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Member 1996

Political Career

Political Party Post Tenure
Pakistan Muslim League

Seminars & Conferences Attended

Event Participated as Country Year
Conference Delegate United States 1980
Conference Delegate Belgium 1990
Conference Delegate Spain 1990
Conference Delegate Sri Lanka 1986
Conference Delegate United Kingdom 1990

Relatives in present or past assemblies

Relationship Name Parliament Designation Period
Father Raja Lal Khan Provincial Assembly of the Punjab 1951-1955