Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Choudhury, Shri Abu Hasem Khan
Constituency   : Maldaha Dakshin (West Bengal )
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : ahk[DOT]chowdhury[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Late Shri Abu Hyat Khan Chowdhury
Mother's Name Late Smt. Saleha Khatoon
Date of Birth 12 Jan 1941
Place of Birth Sah Jalapur, Maldaha (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Smt. Ruth Khan Choudhury
No. of Sons 1
Educational
Qualifications
Graduate (Degree in Industrial Psychology)
Educated at Northampton College of Technology, England and University of Guleph, Ontario, Canada
Profession Industrialist
Permanent Address
Vill. - Sah Jalalpur, P.O - Kotwali, P.S. - English Bazar,
Distt. - Malda,
West Bengal
Tel : (03512) 283593, 09868180995 (M)
Present Address
22, Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel : (011) 23329522, 09868180995 (M)
Telefax :(011) 23329521
Positions Held
1996-2006 Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly (two terms)
Member, Subject Committee of Enviornment and Co-operation, Govt. of West Bengal
2001-06 Deputy Leader of Opposition, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
19 Sept. 2006 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in bye-election
2006 Member, All India Congress Committee (AICC)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development
Member, Dargah Committee, Dargah Khwaja Saheb, Ajmer
Executive Member, Pradesh Congress Committee, West Bengal
5 Aug. 2007 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
Aug. 2008 District President, Malda District Congress Committee
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
23 Sept. 2009 Member, Committee of Privileges
28 Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Solving the problem of drinking water and getting people arsenic free water, providing assistance to people suffering from tuberculosis through an NGO called North Bengal Welfare
 
Special Interests
Ensure the development of Malda; trying to set up good educational institutions and other industries so that people can get good education and get employment
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books on social pyschology and sufism
 
Sports and Clubs
Swimming; Member, Swimming Club, Kolkata
 
Countries Visited
Canada, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, U.K. and U.S.A.
 
Other Information
Founder(i) Arrow Footwear, 1978; (ii) Anusandhan Packaging Pvt. Ltd., 1982; and (iii) Swiss Bakedwell Biscuits, 2001-2007; DirectorOriental Bank of Commerce, Nov. 97-Nov. 99;Member, Jamia Millia Islamia Univeristy Court


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