Abrar-ul-Haq

Abrar-ul-Haq (Urdu/Punjabi: ابرار الحق) (born Abrar-ul-Haq Kahloon 21 July 1968) is a Pakistani pop, bhangra, folk singer and Politician. He is also the President of Youth Wing of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. On his first album "Billo De Ghar" his name appears as simply "Abrar". Before becoming a singer, he was a geography teacher at the Aitchison College in Lahore.He is Chairman of Youth Parliament of Pakistan.

Life

In December 2011 it was reported that Abrar ul Haq had joined the Pakistani political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

Controversy

Abrar caused some controversy with his Parmeen. He was criticised by the columnist Javed Chaudry for using the common female Pakistani name of Parveen in an odd way. This followed Chaudhry receiving a letter from a girl name Parveen that related the effects of the song on her life. The girl claimed that she had stopped attending college in Lahore because of harassment from male students. The case was taken to Pakistan's Supreme Court, which ordered Abrar to change the lyrics. He stated that he would abide by the court's decision.

Sahara for Life Trust

He is the founder and chairman of Sahara for Life Trust, a charitable organisation promoting health and education in remote areas. In an interview Abrar-ul-Haq at ARY morning show, he stated that he is starting a medical college. The project is already underway and the income from college will support Sahara for life Trust.

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