Shri Md. S. Qureshi

Bio-Data

Name Shri Mohammad Shafi Qureshi
Blossomed 24 Nov 1929 (Srinagar)
Wilted On 29 Aug 2016
Qualification MA, L.Lb. Aligarh Muslim University
Other Punjabi, Urdu, Farsi, Arabic, Hindi and English
Tenure 24.06.1996 to 21.04.1998
  • President of college and university debating society
  • Member of AMU student cabinet from 1952-54
  • Secretary of Law Society
  • President of J & K Students Federation
  • Founder president of INC in J & K
  • Lawyer at J & K High Court
  • Elected to Rajya Sabha in 1965 from J & K
  • Elected to Lok Sabha in 67, 71 and 77 from Anantnag constituency
  • Central Deputy Minster for Commerce from 1966-69
  • Union Deputy Minister in Steel and Heavy Engineering Department from 1969-1971
  • Dy. Railway Minister from 1974-77
  • Central Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister in 1979
  • Head of Indian Haj delegation to Saudi Arabia and Iraq
  • Leader of Indian delegation at World Urdu Conference in Mauritius in 1991
  • Member of AICC
  • Treasurer and Secretary, Ghalib Institute
  • President of AMU Old Boys Association
  • Founder-president, Crescent Educational Society, New Delhi
  • Special interest in ancient Indian history
  • Keen interest in reading and sports
  • Cricket, hockey, billiards, golf participation
  • Member, New Delhi Golf Club
  • President, BAI
  • Bihar Governor in 1991
  • Additional charge of Madhya Pradesh on 24 June, 1993
  • Got full charge on 14 Aug 1993
  • Early education from Christian Mission Society Hadown Memorial High School
  • Higher education from Shri Amar Singh College, Srinagar
  • Keen interest in sports, cultural and academic activities as a student
  • Traveled to Bulgaria, Romaina, Libya, Hungary, Bahrain, Australia, Syria, China, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Mauritius, etc.
  • Multifaceted personality