She has been elected as a MNA from constituency No 250 Karachi-XII in General Election held on February 18, 2008 on the ticket of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM). She is also serving as the President of Cultural and Literacy Forum in her party MQM.
Mrs. KhushBakht Shujat is married and mother of two daughters and two sons. She has had an illustrious career as a television compare and teaching. She is a well-known for her debating skills. Her areas of legislative interests include foreign affairs, education, women development and health. She enjoys reading, music and gardening in her leisure time.