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A student leader at the time of emergency, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, first contested the parliamentary elections in 1980 as an independent candidate, albeit with no avail. He won his first election in 1998 from Rampur constituency in Uttar Pradesh and was subsequently inducted to the Cabinet as Ministry of Information and Broadcasting with an additional charge of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. He was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha in 2002. He's serving his third term in Rajya Sabha and is the current Union Minister of Minority Affairs. In 2019, he retained his position in the newly minted cabinet as Minster of Minority affairs.
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Date of Birth
15 Oct 1957 (Age 62)
Place of Birth
Bhadari, Distt.Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Bharatiya Janta Party
Agriculturist, Writer, Political and Social Activist
Bungalow No. 7, Safdarjung Road, New Delhi110029
23011977, 23011978, 9868181179, 9013181115, 9958541983
Actively involved and associated with several socio-cultural and academic activities including upliftment of artisans.
He retained his position in the newly minted cabinet as Minster of Minority affairs.
Re-elected to Rajya Sabha. Subsequently, elected Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Member, Committee on Home Affairs Chairman, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table.
Member, Committee on Defence and Member, Select Committee to the Wakf (Amendment) Bill.
Member, Consultative Committee for Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti, Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Elected to Rajya Sabha (resigned w.e.f. 23 June 2016).
Member, Committee on External Affairs.
Elected Chairman, Air Charter Operations Committee (Haj), Government of India Member, Court of Aligarh Muslim University.
Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
Member, Committee on Finance and Member, Committee on Commerce.
Elected Vice-Chairman, Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
Elected to Rajya Sabha from Jharkand.
Member, Twelfth Lok Sabha from Rampur constituency in Uttar Pradesh where he defeated Begum Noor Bano of INC with a margin of 5000 votes.
Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting with an additional charge of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.
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