Dr. Golam Yazdani Member of Parliament (MP) from Raiganj (West Bengal) Biodata

Name of Member: Dr. Golam Yazdani

Political Party: Congress (I)

Constituency & State: Raiganj (West Bengal)

Lok Sabha Experience: 7,8,9

9th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

YAZDANI, DR. GOLAM, M.B.B.S., DTM & H. D.G.O. (Cal.) [Congress (I)—West Bengal, Raiganj, 1989]:  s. of Late Moulvi Raisuddin Ahmad; b. at Barogachi, Malda District, West Bengal, January 1917; ed. at Calcutta Medical College, School of Tropical Medicine, Calcutta, Chittaranjan Seva Sadan, Calcutta; m. Maleka Begum, March 9, 1980, 2 s.; Medical Practitioner;

Public Offices held:  Cabinet Minister, Civil Defence and Passport, West Bengal, 1969-70;

Previous Membership:  Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980—84, Eighth Lok Sabha, 1984—89; Legislative Assembly, West Bengal, 1957—68, 1969-70, 1971-72, 1977—80;

Committee Experience:  Member, Public Accounts Committee, West Bengal Legislative Assembly, 1963—65; Member, Estimates Committee and Medical Council Amendment Bill, Seventh Lok Sabha, Consultative Committee, Steel and Mines, Eighth Lok Sabha, Consultative Committee, N.F. Railway, 1983—89; Member, Committee on Petitions, January 19, 1990 and Consultative Committee, Ministry of Science and Technology, 1990;

Favourite Pastime and Recreation:  Reading and writing, social service;

Publications:  Holy Quran and Modern Science (Eng. & Bengali); articles on Medical and Islamic subjects in journals and newspapers; Chief Editor, ‘Indinno’ (Urdu Daily) and ‘These Days’ (Eng. Weekly);

Travels Abroad:  Burma, Indo-China, Malaysia;

Special Interests:  Discussions on Islamic and social topics;

Sports and Clubs:  Football;

Social Activities:  Social work in villages; President, Bengal Gram Vikas Kendra and Biplobi Rural Development Society, Malda since 1986; established Chanchal College under North Bengal University, 1969;

Other Information:  Imprisoned for political reasons, 1971—74, went underground during Emergency for 20 months; was in Emergency Medical Service during World War II, 1943—47; Chairman, Muslim Marriage Registration Committee for 4 years between 1980—88;

Permanent Address:  Vill. Habinagar, PO. & P.S. Chanchal, District Malda, West Bengal, Phone: 32.

 


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