Thursday, July 2, 2009

Mohammed Ismail Odhejo

Late Dr Mohammed Ismail Odhejo belong to Matli district Badin. He did his MMS from Liaquat Medical oollege (now medical university) Jamshoro. He was among those students leaders who participated in 4th March incident- the major event of SIndh students.
After completing MBBS he joined college and served there for over 12 years.
Basically he was left oriented, but joined Pakistan People Party. He was jailed during MRD movemnet and also took part in second phase of the movement which was launched in 1986.
He was elected MPA from PS– 49 (Badin) in 1988 general elections. He served as Sindh finance Minister from 02.05.1989 to 25.02.1990 when PPP governemnt was toppled by the then president Ghulam Isehaq Khan. He continued his struggle with PPP under leadership of Benazir Bhutto.
In 1993 when Benazir Bhutto launched long march from Lahore to Islamabad, he alongwith Faqir Mohammed Lashari and Jagdesh Malani was killed in road accidnet.

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