Shri Tariq Anwar

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Shri Tariq Anwar

Constituency   :Katihar (Bihar )
Party Name     :Nationalist Congress Party(NCP)
Email Address :tariq[DOT]anwar[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
Father’s NameShah Mushtaque Ahmed
Mother’s NameSmt. Bilquis Jahan
Date of Birth16 Jan 1951
Place of BirthPatna, Bihar
Marital StatusMarried
Date of Marriage16 Jan 2001
Spouse’s NameSmt. Hena Tariq
No. of Sons1
No.of Daughters4
Educated at College of Commerce, Patna, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, Bihar
Permanent Address
Rashtrawadi Bhawan, Gami Tola,
Tel : (06452) 248786
Present Address
AB-11, Tilak Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Tel : (011) 23384374, 09868181278 (M)
Fax : (011) 23384392
Positions Held
1972-74President, Pirbahory, Thana Congress Committee
1974-76Secretary, Bihar Youth Congress Committee
1976-81President, Bihar State Youth Congress (I)
1980-84Member, 7th Lok Sabha
1981General Secretary, Indian Youth Congress (I)
1982Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee (I)
1982-85President, Indian Youth Congress (I)
1982-85Chairman, Bihar State Small Scale Industries Corporation
1985-89Member, 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1985-87Chairman, All India Congress Seva Dal (I)
1987-88President, Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (I)
1988-89Working Chairman, Bihar Pradesh 20 Point Programme Implementation Committee
1989-90Working Chairman, Bihar State 15 Point Implementation Committee for Welfare of Minorities
1993-96Chairman, All India Congress Commiittee (I) Minority Dept.
1993-96Chairman, Ajmer Dargah Committee
1996-97Political Secretary to President, Indian National Congress
1996-98Member, 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1997-99General Secretary, All India Congress Committee (I)
1997-99Elected Member, Congress Working Committee
1998-99Member, 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999 OnwardsFounder General Secretary of Nationalist Congress Party
July 2004Elected to Rajya Sabha
2004-2009Member, Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
2004-2009Member, Consultative Commitee for the Ministry of External Affairs
November 2004Member, Commitee on Rules
April 2008Nominated to the panel of Vice-Chairmen, Rajya Sabha
2009Member, Department related Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance
Leader, NCP Party in Rajya Sabha
July 2010Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd Term)
Member, Business Advisory Committee, Rajya Sabha
October, 2010Chairman, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table, Rajya Sabha
2010Member, Committee on Ethics and Public Accounts Committee
Member, Select Committee on the Wakf (Amendment) Bill, 2010
2011Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Central Wakf Council
Convener: Sub-Committee on the Admn. of Union Territories
October, 2012Served as Union Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
May, 2014Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)
June, 2014Elected as Leader of Nationalist Congress Parliamentary Party in Lok Sabha
13 June 2014 onwardsMember (Special Invitee), Business Advisory Committee
1 Sep. 2014 -11 Sep. 2014Member, Standing Committee on Labour
11 Sep. 2014 onwardsMember, Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Court of Jamia Milia Islamia
29 Jan. 2015 onwardsMember, General Purposes Committee
05 Feb. 2015 onwardsMember, Committee on Government Assurance
Social And Cultural Activities
Founder President, (i) All India Qaumi Tanzeem, a registered social organization working for the welfare of weaker sections and minorities since 1986 and (ii) Jan Astha, a registered social organization since 1991; (iii) Founder Chairman, Yasmin Foundation, a registered Charitable Trust since 1997; (iv) Founder Chairman, Disha Charitable Trust since 2005; (v) Board of Trustee of Rajendra Bhawan Trust, New Delhi
Special Interests
Sports, especially Badminton
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Badminton, Table Tennis, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Volley Ball & Kabbadi; Watching Films and T.V and reading books
Sports and Clubs
Hony. Member, National Sports Club of India, Delhi; Member (ii) India International Centre, New Delhi and (iii) India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi; (iv) Life Member, Constitution Club; deeply interested in sports especially in badminton, table tennis, cricket, football, tennis, volley ball & kabaddi.
Countries Visited
Widely Travelled
Other Information
His family has been associated with the freedom struggle; His grandfather, Barrister Shah Zubair represented Bihar in Council of States. He was an eminent freedom fighter, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi and was President of Bihar and Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee. His father, Late Shah Mustaque Ahmed was Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly. He was Chairman of Bihar State Sunni Waqf Board and Bihar State Urdu Academy; started career as a journalist; Founder Editor, Chhatra, a Fortnightly tabloid in Hindi published from Patna, 1972-74; Editor, Yuvak Dhara, first a weekly tabloid and later a fortnightly magazine published from Patna from 1974 and later published form Delhi since 1982; Editor, Tanzeem Times, a monthly magazine in English published from New Delhi since 1986; Chief Editor, Sadakat Vani, a monthly magazine in Hindi published from Patna since 1988; Founder Editor, Rashtrawadi Sankalp, a weekly newspaper in Hindi published from Mumbai since 2001.

He visited diferent countries • Represented as a member of Indian Delegation of World Youth festival in Cuba in 1978. • Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation headed by the Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha at the Inter Parliamentary Conference held in Ottawa (Canada) in 1985. • Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation at the Inter Parliamentary Conference held in Bulgaria in 1987. • Member, Indian Goodwill Haj Delegation to Saudi Arabia in 1988. • Member of the Indian Delegation to the United Nations, October, 2006. • Member of the Indian Delegation to the 63rd Annual Session of United Nations General Assembly, October, 2008. • Member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation to participate in the Meeting of Standing Committee on Political Affairs and ad-hoc working Group on ICT of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly held in 2010 in Tehran (Ran). • Participated in World Agriculture Ministers` Conference at Berlin (Germany) in 2013 & 2014. • Participated in Asian Agriculture Ministers` Conference at Bangkok (Thailand) in 2014. • Visited Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cuba, France, Germany, Holland, Iran, Italy, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Thailand, U.A.E., U.K., Ukraine and U.S.A. as member of Parliamentary Delegation and in other capacities.

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