Manzoor Pashteen Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Manzoor Pashtun

Full NameManzoor Ahmad Pashteen
Other NameManzoor Pashtun
ProfessionHuman Rights Activist
Famous ForLeading Pashtun Tahafuz Movement
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear- 1992
Age (as in 2018)26 Years
BirthplaceMawla Khan Sarai, Sarwakai Tehsil, South Waziristan, Pakistan
HometownDera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
SchoolArmy Public School and College Bannu Cantt, Peshawar, Pakistan
College/UniversityGomal University
Educational QualificationDoctor of Veterinary Medicine Program
ControversiesThere were some allegations on Manzoor of being a foreign agent. Later, he denied all the allegations composed on him and other protesting Pashtuns, which were labelled as the ones working for Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) or the National Directorate of Security.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenNot Known
ParentsFather- Abdul Wadud Mahsud (School Teacher)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Shahid Nadeem Mehsud
Manzoor Pashtun's Brother Shahid Nadeem Mehsud
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FilmVoice of Pashtoon
Favourite Athlete(s)Shahid Afridi (Cricketer), Maria Toorpakai Wazir (Squah Player), Nasrullah Malik Zada Laghman
Favourite TV ShowsHum Sab Umeed Se Hain, Q K Jamhuriat Hai, Gunahgar Kaun
Favourite Book(s)Quran, Tarikh E Islam, Bang e Dara
Favourite Musician/Band(s)Mansour, Gul Panra, Waheed Achakzai, Muhammad Abbas

Manzoor Pashtun

Some Lesser Known Facts About Manzoor Pashteen

  • Manzoor hails from a poor Pashtun family from the Shamankhel section of the Mehsud tribe.
  • He has received his early education at a school in his village in South Waziristan.
  • His father was the only earning hand in his family and used to take loans to fulfil the needs of the entire family of eight.
  • He and his family were internally displaced from Waziristan due to Operation Rah-e-Nijat.
  • They were sent to Internally Displaced Person camps in Dera Ismail Khan, where he pursued his further studies.
  • Since 9 January 2012, he has been working as Human Rights Activist for Pashtun people.
  • On 24 September 2013, he became the president of Tribal Students Organisation. He led the organisation till 2016.
  • Manzoor and his family have been displaced from their homes a total of four times because of different operations held.
  • In 2014, he founded the Mehsud Tahafuz Movement, which was initially started for eliminating landmines from Waziristan, which was affected by the war in North-West Pakistan.
  • It was later renamed to Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) aka Pashtun Protection Movement and is based in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), and Balochistan, Pakistan. Pashtun Tahafuz Movement
  • A red and black hat, which is worn by Manzoor is becoming a symbol of PTM and scaling new heights and is also becoming favourite among Pashtun youth.
  • His friend Salar revealed that Manzoor received this red and black patterned hat from a labourer to whom he gave his new hat in exchange. Moreover, this hat has become a source of income for many vendors too. Red And Black Hat Worn By Pashtun Community People
  • The group rose to fame in January 2018, when they began a justice march movement for Naqeebullah Mehsud and many others, who were killed illegally during a police encounter in Karachi. The march passed through many places and reached Islamabad, where a sit-in called “All Pashtun National Jirga” was arranged. Islamabad Sit In- All Pashtun National Jirga
  • He has raised the slogan- Yeh jo dehshatgardi hai iske pechay wardi hai,’ which means Pakistan army is behind all the terrorism.
  • His co-activists describe him as a brave and fierce activist who only works for the rights of Pashtun’s, not money.