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Gulam navi Azad

 

Ghulam Nabi Azad (born 7 March 1949, in Jammu and Kashmir, India) is an Indian politician from the Indian National Congress and was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare Presently he serves as the Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha.

He was the Parliamentary Affairs Minister of India in the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh until 27 October 2005, when he was appointed as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

After delivering victories in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, after which Andra was divided in two parts (Telangana and Coastal Andhra). He led the party successfully in the 2002 Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.

 

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Azad's forte is his organisational skills, having been the AICC general secretary for a record nine times and member of the powerful Congress Working Committee for 18 years

 

Constituency

Udhampur  (Jammu and Kashmir)

DOB

7-Mar-49

Place of Birth

Soti, District-Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Political Party

Indian National Congress (INC)

Father Name

Shri Rahamatullah Batt

Mother Name

Shrimati Basa Begum

Religion

Islam

Spouse

Shameem Dev Azad

Children

A son Saddam Nabi Azad and a daughter Sofiya Nabi Azad.

Educational Qualification

M.Sc. (Zoology) Educated at Government Degree College Bhadarwah, G.G.M. Science College, Jammu, S.P. College, Srinagar and Kashmir University, Srinagar


Position Held:

 

  • In 1980, he was appointed as the President of the All India Youth Congress and elected to the Seventh Lok Sabha from Maharashtra's Washim Constituency
  • In 1982, Deputy Minister in charge of Law, Justice and Company Affairs.
  • In1984, he was elected to the Eighth Lok Sabha.
  • In 1986, Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Food and Civil Supplies.
  • In 1990, Member of Rajya Sabha, again in 1996 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha.
  • In 1991, Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.
  • May 2004-Oct. 2005: Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Urban Development.
  • Nov. 2005-July 2008: He was sworn as a Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • 22 May 2009 onwards: Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
  • Presently Served as the Member of Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha

Achievement:

 

  • Azad expressed his intention of expanding the ambit of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), as he swore as the Union Health Minister.
  • He has also worked towards his mission of launching an Urban Health Mission to serve urban poor living in slums.
  • It is under his aegis that India received the tag of a 'polio-free' country from the WHO. Most of the success of the Polio Eradication Programme is attributed to his measures and strategic investments made under NRHM.
  • National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) is another pet project of Azad. He has recently launched the 4th phase of the program with an objective of 'reducing stigma and discrimination against HIV infected and affected persons.


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