Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Constituency   : Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir )
Party Name     : Jammu and Kashmir National Conference(J&KNC)
Email Address : iamfarooq70[AT]hotmail[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
Educated at S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
40, Gupkar Road,
Jammu & Kashmir
Tel : (0194) 2452540, 09018210000 (M)
Fax. (0194) 2452120
Present Address
Upper Ground Floor, Flat – D,
Sagar Apartment, 6, Tilak Marg,
New Delhi-110001
09018210000, 09868181158 (M)
Fax : (0194) 2452120
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 – May 2014 Union Cabinet Minister, New and Renewable Energy
President, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference
15 April 2017 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha in a bye-election (3rd term)
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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