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Taslim Uddin

Taslim Uddin


Born in a farmer's family, Taslimuddin was first elected to the assembly elections in 1969 from Jokihat constituency. He was conspicuously absent from elections for almost two decades. In 1989 he won his first parliamentary election from purnea with a JD ticket. He successfully contested the following Lok Sabha elections under the RJD banner from Kashiganj in Bihar. In 2010 he fell from the good graces of Lalu Prasad Yadav and decided to leave RJD. He joined JDU for a brief period after that he was back with the RJD. He successfully contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from his hometown Araria. He died in 2014 after succumbing to some breathing problems in Chennai whilst he was attending a parliamentary meeting.

Personal Life

Full Name Taslim Uddin
Date of Birth 04 Jan 1943
Date of Death 17 Sep 2017 (Age 74)
Place of Birth Sisauna, Distt. Araria, Bihar
Party name Rashtriya Janata Dal
Education Literate
Profession Agriculturist Trade Unionist, Social Worker
Father's Name Late Shri Amjad Ali
Mother's Name Late Smt. Biwi Sabujan
Spouse's Name Smt. Akhtari Begam
Spouse's Profession Housewife
No of Sons 3
No of Daughters 2


Permanent address Mir Nagar, Ward No. - 28, Araria, Po.+PS. + Distt. - Araria
Present address Vill. Sisauna, Jokihat, Distt. Araria, Bihar
Contact number 9472244267
Email NA

Interesting Facts

He had once disparaged Nitish Kumar, stating he was not PM material.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    He was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from Araria constituency in Bihar where he defeated Pradeep Kumar Singh of BJP by a margin of 1,46,504 votes.
  • 2004
    He was elected for a fourth term from kashiganj where he defeated Syed Shahnawaz Hussain of BJP by a margin of 1,60677 votes. He contested 2009 elections from Araria but was defeated.
  • 1998
    He was elected for a third term from Kashiganj with an RJD ticket.
  • 1996
    He was elected for a second term in Lok Sabha from Kashiganj in Bihar where he defeated Vishwanath Kejriwal of BJP by a margin of 164583 votes. He was also a Union minister of state for home affairs in the HD Deve Gowda government.
  • 1989
    He was elected to Lok Sabha in 1989 as a Janata Dal candidate from Purnea.
  • 1969
    He was elected from the Jokihat constituency from Bihar in the assembly elections with an INC ticket, where he defeated Satya Narain Yadav of BJS by a margin of 8582 votes.
Net Worth4.13 CRORE
Liabilities10.27 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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