Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dr. Farooq Abdullah
Constituency : Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)
Party Name : Jammu and Kashmir National Conference
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

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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