Shahzada Mohiuddin passes away

CHITRAL: Iconic name in Chitral’s politics, Shahzada Mohiuddin has passed away in Islamabad after a prolonged illness at the age of 84. He was a perfect example of a self made man who carved a path for himself in politics all by his own efforts and climbed to the highest rungs of the ladder. He remained a chairman of District council/ Nazim for three tenures, three times as MNA, a provincial caretaker Minister and a Minister of state at the center.

Receiving H.H The Aga Khan on his visit to Chitral

Shahzada Mohiuddin remained in the Muslim League throughout his political carrier, first in PML (J), then PML (N) and then APML. He however always had his supporters in the hierarchy of the two main rival parties, the PPP and the JI. He believed in pragmatism and always remained on the side of the government. The Shahzada had God gifted qualities best suited for politics, one being a razor sharp memory. He would impress people by naming even their fathers and asking about their welfare alongside the person himself. He also united the larger Ayubia clan in the electoral field which was the biggest factor of his multiple successes in elections.

Shahzada Mohiuddin had retired from politics after illness a few years back and is succeeded by his sons Shahzada Iftikharuddin himself an ex MNA and Shahzada Khalid Pervez, sitting Tehsil Chairman Drosh., besides Shahzada Sohail and two daughters.. May his soul rest in peace  .. CN report, 27 Apr 2022

7 thoughts on “Shahzada Mohiuddin passes away

  1. A befitting obituary to a unique leader of Chitral. You have covered most of the things which made him so successful in politics. You may have wanted to add humility among his many qualities. Never would he allow his hereditary or his official position to come between himself and the simplist of people who would come to visit him each day. With Shahzada Mohiuddin a whole era of descent politics, in conformity with our chitrali culture, has passed away. May God bless his soul.

  2. An obituary truely reflecting the personality and politics of shahzada Muhyuddin who dominated the politics of Chitral for well over three decades. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  3. A perfect obituary. No doubt, Chitral has lost the most powerful leader for peace, development and representation. May God rest his soul in peace.

  4. The late prince played the role of political patriarch of Chitral winning NA seat in 1985,1990, 1997 and 2008 with three tenure as Chairman Distinct Council. During his stints in power huge networks of roads and bridges were built across Chitral. With his passing away an era in politics of Chitral has ended. May Allah grant eternal peace to the departed soul!

  5. A legend his impact on the politics of chitral would be felt for a long time to come with his passing away a chapter in our politics has come to an end. He rose to the pinnacle of success as peoples prince and mustered the art of power politics. May Allah rest the departed soul in eternal peace. Chitrali politics will not be the same after the departure of the icon we may have disagreed on many issues but there was always respect for each other we will always miss you for years to come. The void created by his death cannot easily be filled.. ‘haq maghfirat Kare bahadar insan tha’

  6. Shahzada sahib was a visionary, down to earth and an ambassador of peace for Chitral. He played his positive role in keeping peace in Chitral at the times of unrest in Chitral district. May God bless his beautiful soul.

  7. A wonderful obituary nicely summarized the golden period of his political career. No doubt, Shahzad Mohiuddin had God gifted abilities and mind best suited for politics. He was highly mature, respectful, committed, honest, trustworthy, strong and influential political figure. His sad demise is indeed an irreparable national loss. Such great political personality born once in centuries. May Allah rest his beautiful soul in eternal peace.

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