Pukhtoon Students Federation
A student organization that is leftist, secular, liberal, progressive and nationalist in nature. It is the student wing of Awami National Party. It was formed in 1968. It is present in numerous educational institutions of Pakistan. Bashir Sherpao from Charsadda,Peshawar is the President of PSF.

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Pukhtoon Students Federation


Pukhtoon Students Federation (PSF) is a leftist and nationalist student organization and a student wing of the Awami National Party formally known as (National Awami Party) in Pakistan. It was founded by Asfandyar Wali Khan in 1968 who became its executive committee member.
It is present in various universities of Pakistan especially in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. Bashir Sherpao is the Central President of Pukhtoon Students Federation.
Pukhtoon students federation was founded on 8th April 1968 at the historical tomb of the great national hero Khushaal Khan Khattak. It is an student organization that is leftist, secular, liberal, progressive and nationalist in nature. Although independent, It is the student wing of Awami National Party. It is present in numerous educational institutions of Pakistan. This federation is the continuation of the epic struggle of Khudai Khidmatgaran and Tehrik e Anjuman e Islah e Afghana. the foundation of it coincided with the worst racial oppression and social injustice of the rulers of those times under one unit system. Every student belonging historically to the region Pukhtoonkhwa irrespective of his/her color, race language and religion can become member of PSF. Pukhtoon Students Federation (PSF) is the legacy of Khan Abdul Ghaffar "Bacha" Khan (1890 - 20 Jan 1988) خان عبد الغفار خان a Pashtun political and spiritual leader known for his non-violent opposition to British Rule in India and his Khudai Khidmatgar movement. His grandson Asfand Yar Wali Khan as a student activist, during the national uprising against the dictatorship of General Ayub Khan, launched & organized PSF & became its Central Executive Committee member. Pukhtoon Students Federation opposed the military dictatorship of General Yahia Khan who replaced Ayub Khan through a coup-de-tat in 1969 and banned PSF along with all political activities.


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