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Shuja Khanzada
شجاع خانزاده
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Khanzada as Captain of PAVO Cavalry, 1969
Home Minister of Punjab
In office
14 October 2014 – 16 August 2015
Appointed by Shehbaz Sharif
Environment Protection Minister of Punjab
In office
10 June 2013 – 16 August 2015
Appointed by Shehbaz Sharif
Personal details
Born (1943-08-28)28 August 1943
Shadikhan, Punjab Province, British India
Died 16 August 2015(2015-08-16) (aged 71)
Shadikhan, Punjab, Pakistan
Cause of death Assassination
Nationality Pakistani
Children Jahangir Khanzada (son)
Alma mater Islamia College
Awards Hilal-e-Shujaat
Medal of Good Conduct Tamgha-e-Basalat.png Tamgha-e-Basalat
Military service
Allegiance  Pakistan
Branch/service  Pakistan Army
Years of service 1967–1994
Rank OF-5 Pakistan Army.svg Colonel
Unit 13th Lancers
Battles/wars Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Siachen conflict

Shuja Khanzada (Urdu: شجاع خانزاده‎; 28 August 1943 – 16 August 2015) was a Pakistani politician and retired Pakistan Army colonel. He served as the home minister of Punjab from 2013 until his death in 2015.

On August 16, 2015, Khanzada was killed by a suicide attack at his political office in Shadikhan; the militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi has claimed responsibility.

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