Malik Ahmad Yar Hunjra son of Malik Muhammad Ajmal Hunjra was born on March 6, 1978 at Dieara Din Panah. He remained student of Government College University, Lahore during 1997-2000 and graduated from there. He obtained the degree of MBA (Finance) in 2003 from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and graduated in Law in 2010 from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. An agriculturist and an advocate, who served as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 2002-07, 2008-13 and has returned to the Assembly for the third consecutive term in general elections 2013 and is serving as Minister for Prisons. He has travelled to UK, Thailand, Saudi Arabia and UAE. He has also attended National Security Course at National Defence University in 2014. His uncle, Malik Sultan Mehmood Hunjra served as Member, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab during 1985-88, 1988-90, 1990-93 and 1997-99 and also functioned as Special Assistant to Chief Minister during 1988-90; and as District Nazim, Muzaffargarh during 2000-04.