He played an active role in student politics in the late 1970s . And at the University of the Punjab where he was elected president of the Students Union in 1976. He also elected all Pakistan president of Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba in 1977 and 1978. He holds an MA (Mass Communication) and LLB degree from the University of the Punjab. He was a member of the Pakistani parliament in 1985, 1990 and 2002.
Today, Mr Baloch lives in Lahore and is the Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan's Islamic religio-political party. He was also the secretary-general of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) and the deputy leader of the opposition in the National Assembly.