A Cornered Tiger’s Journey of Hope, Courage, and Leadership
Imran Khan: Cornered Tiger of Global Village. A name of hope, courage, thinker, future imaginer, boldness, struggler, a true fighter, and much more. these are the attributes that made him cornered the tiger of the Global village. Imran Khan was a great player in cricket.
He was a superstar and the only Prime Minister who has also won a World Cup. Imran was born in Lahore (the capital city of Punjab) Pakistan on 5th Oct 1952. He belonged to a wealthy family and had a proud able history. His great-great-grandfather Haibat Khan Niazi was a general in Sher Shah Suri’s army. He was a conqueror of Punjab, Kashmir, and Sindh.
Imran Khan Education
He studied at the prestigious College Aitchison Lahore (a college for the elite class where Malaysia and Indonesia`s princes came to study), Royal Grammar School, Worcester, and Keble College, Oxford. He completed degrees in Economics, Political Science, and History.
Imran Khan Cricket
Imran was the 1st Pakistani who did captaincy in 1974 of the Oxford University cricket team. He was captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team for 10 years and he was the top cricket all-rounder in the world. Pakistan won the 1992 Cricket World Cup under the captaincy of Imran.
He showed extraordinary leadership skills and his team was famous as “Cornered Tigers”. The credit was on Khan`s account for bringing neutral umpires in cricket matches that enhanced the credibility of the cricket matches.
Imran Khan Wives
Imran married three times. He had divorced two wives. Imran Khan and his third wife are known as an ideal couple in Pakistan.
Jemima Goldsmith married Imran On 16 May 1995 and their Nikah ceremony was held in Paris. She was the daughter of the richest man of the world tycoon Sir James Goldsmith. She was a TV writer, producer, former journalist, and also a member of the influential Goldschmidt family of England. Jemima accepted Islam before marriage to Imran.
She adjusted herself in Pakistan. But the political scoring by the crooks of Pakistan targeted her. She was a practicing Muslim but they called her Yahoodi. Even blamed her as a smuggler and prosecuted her. The marriage ended in 2004 and amicably divorced.
Imran Khan Sons
Imran has two Sons from his first marriage with Jemima. His elder son was born in 1996 and named Sulaiman Isa Khan. Khan’s second son Kasim Khan was born in 1999. After the divorce, Khan’s sons reside with Jemima Khan and they are United Kingdom nationals.
Imran confirmed his second marriage to Reham Khan on 06 January 2015and it ended with divorce on 30 October 2015.
Imran married Bushra Bibi on 18 February 2018. She was the third wife of Imran. Bushra Bibi belongs to a very conservative and politically influential family in Punjab. Khan and Bushra Bibi both are spiritual followers of the Shrine of Baba Farid Pakpattan.
Championing Social Causes: Imran Khan’s Compassion and Activism
He feels the pain of the common people of Pakistan. Imran observes during imprisonment and highlights the lack of justice in the prison system, wrongly accused, who completed their punishment are still in jail. Because nobody defended them and took up their cases. He keeps observing how people are living under the poverty line, the stunted growth of the kids, the collapse of the justice system, corruption of politicians & bureaucracy.
The corrupt system destroys the morality of the Nation and lets down the country under debt. That was pretty difficult to see by any patriotic man, who has to live and die in that country. He raises his voice and pays the price for the deprived people of Pakistan. He was a great threat to the corrupt political elite. They sense it and try to destroy him, do personal attacks, and criticize him like a playboy womanizer, bookie, and cocaine addict.
Imran never claims that he was a pious person and clearly says that back then he didn’t have “Iman” and a lot of faults. But, after studying Allama Iqbal his life took a big turn, and connected himself with culture and legacy. He wears the national dress, speaks in Urdu, and punctually offers prayers.
Imran faces and fights all types of prosecutions, criticism, and controversies. Imran is a dreamer and then struggles to come that true. He never ever let down the people of Pakistan and always tried to wake up them. Imran showed them a bright future for Pakistan and their children. He creates awareness of their human rights, their children’s & Pakistan`s future, and the path to freedom. Imran is the true cornered tiger of the Global Village.
Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital: Imran Khan’s Beacon of Hope
After winning the 1992 cricket World Cup he devoted himself to building a cancer hospital in his late mother`s name for free treatments for poor cancer patients.19 Doctors out of 20, rejected the proposal and said it was impossible to Build a cancer hospital. 1 Doctor said if you succeeded in building it you can`t provide free treatment of cancer to the poorer.
But this man proves them wrong by building and running the hospital and providing more than 70% of patients free treatment. The whole world was astonished. How he is providing free treatment to cancer patients. Which is the most expensive treatment in the world. Imran refreshed his energy and commitment and launched the world’s biggest charity campaign.
He made his mission a reality and opened the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital on 29 Dec 1994 with world-class facilities. The hospital treats 70 percent of its Cancer patients for free. He built another biggest cancer hospital facilities in Peshawar KPK and inaugurated a new facility in Karachi Sindh in 2018.
Namal University: Empowering Youth Through Education and Vision
He started another welfare project for the deprived people of his hometown Mianwali. He built a top-class university and knowledge city, known as Namal University in a very beautiful place remote area with mountainous backdrops of the Mianwali. More than 90% of students from a humble background on scholarships get an education.
90 percent of the students at the university came from humble backgrounds and studied on scholarships. Imran Khan was a chancellor of Bradford University and the degrees awarded at Namal University are affiliated with Bradford University United Kingdom. Namal University is one of the top Universities in Pakistan that award foreign degrees.
Imran Khan’s Political Awakening: From Cricket Star to Political Force
Imran had no plans of joining politics but corruption, poverty, deprived peoples, and the corrupt elite system forced him to play a role in the betterment of ordinary Pakistani and Pakistan. That was a moment when a Hero of the nation became a political competitor to the corrupt elite. He put his all reputation at stake which he earned over the years because these Mafias were so strong as godfathers and the “Sicilian mafia”.
They got complete control of the national departments, by making them corrupt. The country’s law only punishes the poorer and saves the elites indirectly, because they were legislators, and the core theme behind the legislation was their own interests. He started the movement for the rule of law, meritocracy, development of human capital, equality for all, and anti-corruption.
Finally, he entered politics, ran a movement for justice, and formed the political party “Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf” on the 25th of April, 1996. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf contested in the 2002 general election and won a single seat in the National Assembly of Pakistan. That single seat was won by Imran from his hometown of Mianwali.
The Longest Protest in History: Imran Khan’s Struggle for Justice
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf boycotted the general election of 2008. In 2011 Khan’s party re-entered the mainstream with a historic jalsa at Lahore’s historic Minar-e-Pakistan. In 2013 during the campaign, he met with a fatal accident when fell down from a crane but remains safe by the grace of God and the prayers of the people of Pakistan.
PTI could not take the majority in the center due to a rigged election (35 Punctures). All the political parties called it a rigged election that election famous as RO`s election. Despite of clearly rigged election Imran accepted the election and called for a probe in 4 constituencies for the setting of future Electoral reforms in the country.
He led Pakistan`s history longest anti-rigging protest. The movement demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Which was The longest protest lasted for a record 126 days and received non-stop media coverage. The protest was not restricted to PTI party workers; it included substantial participation of students, women, kids, and the Pakistani masses. More than a million people took part in that Azadi March. He is a real cornered tiger of Global Village.
Imran Khan’s Leadership Triumph: PTI’s Journey to Power
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf could not take the majority in the center but they form its Government in KPK Province. KPK province was war-torn and terror-riddled. Experts were describing it as a politically deadly trap for the PTI government. But the KPK Government under Imran’s leadership changed the whole province and it was the best management in the history of Provinces as well as Pakistan. Khan’s main focus was on human development. Some flagship projects of the PTI government in KPK were as billion tree tsunami project, polio eradication, tourism, clean energy projects micro hydel plants, de-politicization of the police, Education reforms, and more than 2 Lacs children return to school, medical reforms, Sehat Insaf card, and local body governance system.
Taliban Khan: Imran Khan’s Advocacy for Peace and Human Rights
He is a peaceful man of the global village. who always encourages the talks instead of a show of power. That’s why he was also called Taliban Khan because nobody was ready to stand against the superpower of the world but he always took a stand on the right and raised his voice and led the argument for innocent people of the global village. He stands against external forces and led a campaign against US Drone attacks. He condemned the extrajudicial killings, with a high civilian death rate by drone attacks in the tribal belt of Pakistan. Imran continued protests against drone attacks and violation of human rights campaigns. He was on the front foot and also was imprisoned for Pakistan’s biggest Lawyer`s movement for a free and fair Judiciary from 2007 to 2008.
Imran Khan’s Fight Against Corruption: From Panama Papers to Accountability
Khan’s anti-corruption campaign was further galvanized when Pakistan’s most popular politician’s name emerged in the famous ICIJ papers globally known as the “Panama Papers”. Imran movement took the country’s most powerful to the courts of accountability.
Defying Odds: Imran Khan’s Unyielding Quest for a Better Pakistan
Imran took up all the challenges that many considered impossible to defeat. Khan’s struggle is to get back the lost respect and value of the Pakistani Nation in the world. His only mission is to bring pride to the Pakistani nation, eliminate poverty, raise the standard of living of the ordinary Pakistani, and rule of law and justice. Imran struggle is remarkable. He stands still against controversies and mighty opponents and bears all the dirty tricks.
Khan challenged the corrupt oppositions, corrupt rulers, status quo, exploitation, and oppression whether it was internal or external forces who tried to hostile the public or the country. He changed himself completely from a playboy to a woman protector. Imran raised his voice against the vulgar and exposed dresses of the women “If a woman is wearing very few clothes it will have an impact on the men unless they’re robots”.
Becoming the 19th Prime Minister: Imran Khan’s Vision for Pakistan
Administrative achievements in KPK during the PTI government and the marathon of more than 60 historic jalsas in just 20 days by Imran made PTI the biggest and most popular party in Pakistan In the 2018 general election. PTI remains victorious in the 2018 general Election polls with 116 seats in the National Assembly.
PTI forms its government in the center and Imran becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Imran 26-year-long struggle for justice and equality is an example
Imran Khan’s Impact on Social Media: A Global Following
Imran Khan Twitter
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan has a huge following on Twitter. He joined Twitter in March 2010. To date, Imran Khan has 19.7 Million followers on Twitter. His Tweets and video message views reach millions just in a few hours.
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Imran Khan TikTok
Imran Khan breaks the record of popularity on TikTok. His first video on TikTok received 178.1 Million views. 7.7 million people started following Imran Khan on TikTok just in a few days. People all around the world love to see him and are eager to listen to his speeches.
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Imran Khan Facebook
Imran joined Facebook in September 2010. His following on Facebook is 14.03 Million. Imran Khan’s Facebook Video and post views are also in millions. His Speeches on National and International issues are very impressive and
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Imran Khan YouTube
Khan also joined YouTube on 14 November 2019. His Youtube subscribers are 1.52 Million and the total views of the videos are 151.73 Million.
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