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Detailed Profile: Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

NameShri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Father's NameLate Shri A.H. Naqvi
Mother's NameLate Shrimati Sakina Begum
Date of Birth15/10/1957
Birth PlaceBhadari, Distt.Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Maritial Status Married On 3 June 1983
Spouse NameShrimati Seema Naqvi
No. of Children One Son
State NameUttar Pradesh
Party NameBharatiya Janata Party
Permanent AddressBungalow No. 3, Jajej Road, Civil Lines, Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone : {0595} 2624820
Present AddressC1/12A, Pandara Park, New Delhi - 110003
Telephone : 23388850, 23388917, Mobile: 9868181179, 9013181115
Email idmnaqvi[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A. (Hons.), Post Graduate (Mass Communication), Post Graduate Diploma in Media and Communication Educated at FRI College, Bareilly, Anglo-Verna College, Allahabad,Yadgar College, Allahabad and Asian Institute of Technical Studies
ProfessionAgriculturist, Writer, Political and Social Activist
Positions Held 1998-99 Member, Twelfth Lok Sabha Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting with additional charge of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs 2001-2003 Elected Vice-Chairman, Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), Ministry of Culture, Government of India Nov. 2002 Elected to Rajya Sabha Jan.-March 2003 Member, Committee on Finance Jan. 2003-Feb. 2004 Member, Committee on Commerce Feb. 2003 -2008 Member, Haj Committee, India March 2003-Feb. 2004 Chairman, Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Functioning of Wakf Boards Member, Committee on Information Technology July 2004 -2008 Elected Chairman, Air Charter Operations Committee (Haj), Government of India July 2004 -2008 Member, Court of the Aligarh Muslim University Aug. 2004-2006 Member, Committee on Defence Oct. 2004 -2008 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Aug. 2006 -2008 Member, Committee on External Affairs July 2010 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2010 onwards Member, Committee on Defence Member, Select Committee to the Wakf (Amendment) Bill, 2010 Member, Consultative Committee for Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti, Ministry of Civil Aviation May 2011 onwards Member, Committee on Public Undertakings Dec. 2011 onwards Vice-President, India-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group May 2012 onwards Member, Court of the Aligarh Muslim University Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published(i) Syah, 1991, (ii) Danga, 1998 and (iii) Vaisali, 2007
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationKabbadi, Chess, Volleyball and plays
Countries VisitedLed, Indian Delegation of the Government of India to North Korea, 1998; visited (i) U.A.E. as Head of the Joint Parliamentary Delegation, 1999, (ii) Malaysia, as Observer to the National Convention of Ruling Party of Malaysia, 2002, (iii) Bangladesh as member of the delegation of 49th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, 2003 , (iv) Pakistan as head of the BJP Member of the Parliament Delegation to attend the SAFMA Conference in May, 2005, (v) Participated in Indo-US Study Programme, Yale University, New Haven, U.S.A., 2008 and (vi) New Zealand as a Member of Parliamentary delegation, 2012; Mauritius, Hong Kong, China, Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, U.S.A. and Thailand
Other InformationActively participated in social, political activities and student's youth movements since student's days; detained at Naini Central Jail under MISA/DIR at the age of 17 years during the emergency in 1975; confined to jail for over three dozens of times under various mass movements; actively participated in national movements; Distt. Vice-President and General Secretary, Yuva Janata (Youth wing of Janata Party), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 1978-79; Elected Member, State Executive of Yuva Janata, Uttar Pradesh, 1979; General Secretary, Yuva Janata, Uttar Pradesh, 1980; All India Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, 1992-97; National Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party, 2000-2002; National General Secretary, Spokesperson and In-charge of several important states, 2002-2006; In-charge, Central Election Mangement Co-ordination Committee of the B.J.P. since 2006; All India Vice-President, B.J.P. since January 2006

Source: Rajya Sabha