Originally from Sindh province, Dr Ashok Kumar migrated to Hub, Balochistan in 1988. He was elected President Hindu Penchayt of Hub in 1992. Dr Ashok Kumar earned his MBBS from Sindh Medical College in 1988. During his student life he has been associated with Democratic Students Foundation and Sindhi Doctors Association. Dr Ashok Kumar contested for Senate in year 2002 where his election became contentious on allegations from opponents. In senate elections of 2015 Dr Ashok Kumar achieved brilliant victory and was elected senator. He has been associated with the party since 2009.