Afghan Biographies

Rohani Baba District Paktia Province

Name Rohani Baba District Paktia Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Chief District Police Chief
History and Biodata

District Chief:
Dadullah Hotak unofficial district chief of Rohani Baba district (20201103)

District Police Chief:
killed (20210616)

Sheikh Muhammad Rohani (1220-1305 AD) also known as Shah Muhammad Rohani and Rohani Ba Ba was a Sufi cleric born around 1220 AD. The cleric, whose shrine in Paktia Province attracts thousands of Sufi visitors every year, is said to have migrated to current day Afghanistan in the later parts of the 13th century AD during the decline of the Abbasid Caliphate in Baghdad. He was a disciple of the renowned Sheikh Rukn-e-AlamIn 2017 the Government of Afghanistan named a district after saint Rouhani Baba. Rohani Baba district was previously part of Zurmat district which has recently been declared a separate district, but not officially declared.


Last Modified 2021-06-16
Established 2021-06-16