Qadir Magsi

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Qadir Magsi
Born Qadir Khan
25 December 1962
Residence Qasimabad Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan.
Nationality  Pakistani
Alma mater Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences
Occupation Pakistani politician
Known for Chairman of Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party
Political party Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party
Relatives Magsi

Doctor Qader Magsi (Sindhi: قادر مگسي ‎) is a politician in Sindh, Pakistan. Dr. Qader Magsi is the leader of political party of Pakistan, Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party.

Dr. Qader Magsi was born on 25 December 1962 in Thatta. He received primary and intermediate education in Thatta. Later he joined Liaquat Medical College LMC (Now it is Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro L.U.M.H.S) in 1981 for MBBS. In 1982, he become member of Jeay Sindh Students' Federation (JSSF) in LMC unit.

Magsi later established Taraqi Pasand Wing. He has been imprisoned various times on political grounds. Dr. Magsi converted his Tarqi Pasand Wing into The Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party (STP) on March 21, 1991, he then became the founding chairman of the party.

After the defeat in the Pakistani general election, 2013, seven senior leaders announced their resignation en block from the Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party and blamed that Qadir Magsi’s flawed policies that led to the party’s defeat.[1]

Magsi for united Pakistan

On March 24, 2015, STTP chief Dr. Magsi while addressing 24th annual motherland day public meeting in Qasimabad Town, Hyderabad, he urged the Sindhi nationalists to give up demand for secession from Pakistan.[2] He further said,[3]

Pakistan's breakup will immediately lead to the division of Sindh into many parts. The terrorists employed for this agenda of foreign powers are already working on this scheme in Sindh.

Support for Zarb-e-Azb

Dr. Magsi has expressed his unwavering support for the ongoing military operation Zarb-e-Azb by Pakistani Army in North Waziristan against the banned terrorist outfits. He demanded a full-scale operation until there was no more terrorist left all over the country.[4]

Magsi and MQM

Qadir has criticized MQM on many occasion [5][6][7] and accused MQM for propaganda of new province on the agenda of international agents [8] and suggested MQM to shun ethnicity politics.[9]


  • Book Aakhir Kyoo (Written by Dr Shagufta Faraz)

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