Karnataka cabinet: Zameer Ahmed Khan’s profile
Name : B. Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan
Portfolio: Food, Civil Supplies, Minority and Wakf Department.
Party : Congress
Age : 52
Spouse : N/A
Birth place: N/A
Father : N/A
Mother : N/A
Education : SSLC discontinued from Siddhartha High School,Kunigal,Tumkur District
Profession : Politician/ Businessman
Zameer Ahmed's political journey:
- Zameer Ahmed Khan is four times MLA from Chamrajpet Constituency.
- Khan was the former Minister for the Haj and Wakf Board in the JDS-BJP coalition government under H D Kumaraswamy's chief ministership.
- When SM Krishna vacated Chamarajpet seat to take up the governor's post, JD(S) fielded Zameer Ahmed who went on to beat Krishna's lieutenant R. V. Devraj.
- In 2016, Khan was one of 7 JD(S) MLAs suspended for cross voting for candidates of different parties in the 2016 Rajya Sabha election.
- On 25th of March 2018, Zameer Ahmed Khan along with 6 other MLA's of the JD(S) party officially joined Indian National Congress.
- On June 6, 2018, he was sworn-in as a cabinet minister in Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD (S) government.