Tariq Anwar

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Katihar Bihar Lok Sabha Election 2019 Tariq Anwar
Constituency :
Katihar (Bihar)
Party Name :
Nationalist Congress Party
Father's Name : Shah Mushtaque Ahmed
Mother's Name : Smt. Bilquis Jahan
Date of Birth : 16 Jan 1951
Place of Birth : Patna, Bihar
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 16 Jan 2001
Spouse's Name : Smt. Hena Tariq
No.of Son : 1
No.of Daughters : 4
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at College of Commerce, Patna, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, Bihar
Profession :  

Positions Held

President, Pirbahory, Thana Congress Committee
Secretary, Bihar Youth Congress Committee
President, Bihar State Youth Congress (I)
Member, 7th Lok Sabha
General Secretary, Indian Youth Congress (I)
Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee (I)
President, Indian Youth Congress (I)
1982-85 Chairman, Bihar State Small Scale Industries Corporation
Member, 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Chairman, All India Congress Seva Dal (I)
President, Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (I)
1988-89 Working Chairman, Bihar Pradesh 20 Point Programme Implementation Committee
1989-90 Working Chairman, Bihar State 15 Point Implementation Committee for Welfare of Minorities
1993-96 Chairman, All India Congress Commiittee (I) Minority Dept
1993-96 Chairman, Ajmer Dargah Committee
Political Secretary to President, Indian National Congress
Member, 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
General Secretary, All India Congress Committee (I)
Elected Member, Congress Working Committee
Member, 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999 Onwards
Founder General Secretary of Nationalist Congress Party
July 2004
Elected to Rajya Sabha
2004-2009 Member, Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
2004-2009 Member, Consultative Commitee for the Ministry of External Affairs
November 2004
Member, Commitee on Rules
April 2008
Nominated to the panel of Vice-Chairmen, Rajya Sabha
Member, Department related Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance
Leader, NCP Party in Rajya Sabha
July 2010
Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd Term)
Member, Business Advisory Committee, Rajya Sabha
October, 2010 Chairman, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table, Rajya Sabha
Member, Committee on Ethics and Public Accounts Committee
Member, Select Committee on the Wakf (Amendment) Bill, 2010
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Central Wakf Council 
Convener: Sub-Committee on the Admn. of Union Territories
October, 2012 Served as Union Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
May, 2014
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)
June, 2014 Elected as Leader of Nationalist Congress Parliamentary Party in Lok Sabha
13 June 2014 onwards
Member (Special Invitee), Business Advisory Committee
1 Sep. 2014 -11 Sep. 2014
Member, Standing Committee on Labour
11 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, 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 onwards
Member, General Purposes Committee
05 Feb. 2015 onwards Member, 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. &bullMember 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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