Behishti, Hajji Sayyad Mohammad Jamal Fakori
|Name||Behishti, Hajji Sayyad Mohammad Jamal Fakori|
|Date of birth||1964|
|Function/Grade||Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Bamian reelected Bamyan Bami|
|History and Biodata||
Haji Fakuri Beheshti
2. Previous Functions:
During the jihad, Behishti was a member of the Itefaq Council which was led by his father, Ayatullah Behishti, from 1979 to 1989. This Council then became part of Hezb-e-Wahdat Islami Afghanistan and he was member of party’s central council from 1989 through 2000.
Behishti is the head of an NGO called Civilization Development, established in 2002, that is currently active in Kabul and Bamyan. It works to promote human rights, and helped to raise awareness about the elections.
Behishti was elected to parliament in 2005 with 12,767 votes, coming in second in the province. During that term, he was a member of the commission for Defense and Territorial Affairs. He bagged 2nd most votes in Bamian Province during 2005 and 2010 Wolesi Jirga Elections. He claims to be an independent MNA.
Behishti is well-known in Bamyan province for his conservative religious views. Since 2000, Behishti has been an independent public figure. He participated in the Emergency Loya Jirga in 2002, and later represented Bamyan province in the Constitutional Loya Jirga in 2003.
He is married with three children (three daughters).
He speaks Dari, Pashto, Arabic and English.