Ghulam Nabi Azad is the founder of Democratic Azad Party since 2022.
He is also the former Chief Minister of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
During his tenure, Azad was a member of the Indian National Congress party.
Ghulam Nabi Azad is a former Indian National Congress party politician. He entered to the political fray as the secretary for the Block Congress Committee in Bhalessa in 1973. He trudged up the ranks and was subsequently appointed President of the youth congress. He won his first parliamentary elections in 1980 from Washim constituency in Maharashtra. He was inducted into the cabinet as a Union Minister in the Ministry of Law, Justice and Company Affairs in1982. Thereafter, he climbed up the political totem pole, bagged a few more prolific roles in the government as a Minister of state and consequently was sworn in the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir in 2005. In 2008, he provoked a dire consequence by canceling the transfer of land to build a Hindu Shrine following a mass revolt by the Muslims. This ricocheted a Hindu Protest that claimed seven lives. The events culminated in Azad tendering in his resignation. He also served as the fifth term member of Rajya Sabha.
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Ghulam Nabi today stated that politics based on religion has deeply harmed Indian.
The Democratic Azad Party chairman also said that citizen should vote on the basis of development.
Ghulam Nabi Azad recently formed a new political party named ‘Democratic Azad Party’. He declared the party name almost one month after quitting the INC party. Azad was also seen saying at an event that the party would have “no age bar”.Sep 26, 2022
Former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was recently seen praising PM Narendra Modi during a meeting in north Kashmir's Baramulla.
Ghulam ji appreciated by telling him a nice human being.
Moreover, he recalled his term as the CM of the state J&K and shared some old memories from the terrorist attack incident.
Azad ji shared that during that attack, Modi ji, the then CM of Gujarat called him repeatedly regarding the Gujarati tourists.
He also added that while reaching to the spot, Modi ji broke down into tears after seeing the whole situation.
Ghulam Nabi Azad received Padma Bhushan award in the year 2022.
Yes, Ghulam Nabi Azad was bestowed with the Padma Bhushan award in the field of Public Affairs.
Ghulam Nabi Azad is 73-year-old (As of 2022).
No, Ghulam Nabi Azad does not have any criminal case.
Ghulam Nabi Azad belongs to Muslim community.
Ghulam Nabi Azad's contact number is 23792052/23792944/23013292.
Saddam Nabi Azad is the son of Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Sofiya Nabi Azad is the daughter of Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Ghulam Nabi Azad's wife is Shrimati Shameem Dev Azad.
Ghulam Nabi Azad belong to the Democratic Azad Party. Before that, he was associated with the Indian National Congress party.
Ghulam Nabi Azad is the founder of Democratic Azad Party. He earlier served as the Chief Minister of J&K by INC.