Ataullah Mengal (Urdu: سردار عطااللہ خان مینگل), popularly known as Sardar Ataullah Mengal, (24 March 1929 – 2 September 2021) was a Pakistani politician. He was the head of the Mengal tribe. He was also the first Chief Minister of Balochistan during Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's premiership from 1 May 1972 to 13 February 1973.
Ataullah Khan Mengal
|1st Chief Minister of Balochistan|
1 May 1972 – 13 February 1973
|Governor||Ghaus Bakhsh Bizenjo|
|Preceded by||Office created|
|Succeeded by||Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan|
|Born||24 March 1929|
|Died||2 September 2021(aged 92)|
|Political party||Balochistan National Party (Mengal)|
|Children||Asadullah Mengal, Muneer Mengal, Javed Mengal, Akhtar Mengal|
In 2009, Sardar Ataullah Khan Mengal was one of many candidates considered for the position of President of Pakistan after the resignation of Pervez Musharraf.
Mengal died in Karachi, Sindh on 2 September 2021 from cardiac arrest at the age of 92. He was suffering from cardiovascular disease.
- ↑ Top contenders for office of president Archived 16 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine
- ↑ Former CM Balochistan Sardar Attaullah Mengal passes away in Karachi. Business Recorder. 2 September 2021.
- ↑ "Balochistan's first Chief Minister, Sardar Ataullah Mengal, has passed away". Daily Pakistan (newspaper) (in Urdu). 2 September 2021.
- ↑ Senior Baloch leader Sardar Ataullah Mengal passes away. Ary News. 2 September 2021.