Fifteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Abdullah, Dr. Farooq
Constituency   : Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir )
Party Name     : Jammu and Kashmir National Conference(J&KNC)
Email Address : farooq_abdullah[AT]rediffmail[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Late Shri Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah
Mother's Name Late Smt. Akbar Jehan Begam
Date of Birth 21 Oct 1937
Place of Birth Srinagar ( Jammu & Kashmir)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 14 Sep 1968
Spouse's Name Smt. Mollie Abdullah
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 3
Educational
Qualifications
M.B.B.S.
Educated at S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
40, Gupkar Road
Srinagar,
Jammu & Kashmir
Tel. (0194) 2452540
Fax. (0194) 2452120
Present Address
11, Teen Murti Lane,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 24360774, 24361193, 24360396 (O),
23795282 (R), 09868181158 (M)
Fax. (011) 24362554 (O), 23013722 (R)
Parliament Address:
Room No: 48-A, Parliament House
New Delhi - 110001
Tel. (011) 23011576
Positions Held
1980-82 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1982-83 Member, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly
Minister of Health, Jammu & Kashmir
1983-87 Member, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly (second term)
Chief Minister, Jammu & Kashmir
1987-90 Member, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly (third term)
Chief Minister, Jammu & Kashmir
1996-2002 Member, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly (fourth term)
Chief Minister, Jammu & Kashmir
2002 Member, Rajya Sabha
Dec. 2008-Feb. 09 Member, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly (fifth term)
Feb. 2009 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Leader, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
31 May 2009 Union Cabinet Minister, New and Renewable Energy
President, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference
Oct. 2012 Union Cabinet Minister, New and Renewable Energy


 
 
 
Special Interests
To work for National Health Service in India.
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Photography, classical music and ghazals.
 
Sports and Clubs
Golf; Member: (i) Delhi Golf Club; (ii) DLF Golf Club; (iii) Royal Spring Golf Course Kashmir; and (iv) St. Andrews, Scotland and President, J&K Cricket Association.
 
Countries Visited
Widely Travelled
 
Other Information
Awarded (i) Dr. B.C. Roy Award as a medical man -cum-statesman; (ii) D.Litt. (Honoris causa), Aligarh Muslim University; and (iii) Degree of Letters (Honoris Causa), Pondicherry University, Puducherry


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