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Here is how Pakistan reacts upon JUI-F’s Hafiz Hamdullah revocation of citizenship

NADRA has canceled the citizenship of JUI-F leader.

JUI-F's Hafiz Hamdullah revocation of citizenship

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) senator Maulana Hafiz Hamdullah has been stripped of form his Pakistani citizenship as the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Saturday has declared him a confirmed alien.

This revoke of his Pakistani citizenship has stirred some reactions on social media, by late-night hashtag #HafizHamdullah kept trending on the social media.

People have raised their concerns over how can this happen to a person who has been selected as the senator and having a son serving in the Pak Army.


NADRA’s decision of stripping off Hafiz Hamdullah citizenship become public as Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) issued a notification to Pakistan’s TV channels.

The electronic media watchdog in the notification has regulated the broadcasters not to invite the JUI-F leader to talk-shows as he is not a Pakistani citizen from now on.

Maulana Hamdullah had been elected as an MPA from Balochistan in the 2002 General Elections on a Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal ticket and served as Provisional Health Minister from 2002 till 2005.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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