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186.Salman Khurshid

NameShri Salman Khurshid
Constituency from which I am electedFarrukhabad
Father's NameShri Khurshid Alam Khan
Mother's NameSmt. Saeda Khurshid
Date of Birth1/1/1953
Birth PlaceAligarh (Uttar Pradesh)
Maritial StatusMarried

State NameUttar Pradesh
Party NameIndian National Congress

Educational QualificationsB.A. (English and Jurisprudence), M.A., B.C.L. Educated at St. Stephen`s College, Delhi and St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, Oxford, U.K.
ProfessionAdvocate Teacher
Positions Held
1/1/1991Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1/2/1991Union Deputy Minister, Commerce
1/1/1993Union Minister of State, External Affairs
1/1/1998Chairman, Department of Foreign Affairs
1/1/1999President, Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee
1/1/2000Chairman, Department of Policy Planning and Coordination (DEPCO), All India Congress Committee
1/1/2003Special Invitee, Congress Working Committee
1/1/2004General Secretary, All India Congress Committee
1/1/2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1/2/2009Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Corporate Affairs; Minority Affairs
1/1/2011Union Cabinet Minister, Water Resources and Minority Affairs
Social and Cultural ActivitiesChairman (i) Dr. Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust;and (ii) Indian Institute of Export and Import Management; President (i) Delhi Public School Society, 1992-2005; (ii) Dr. Zakir Husain Study Circle: (iii) Jasne Gul Pharosan (Phoolwaloon Ke Sair); (iii)Marcus Murch Memorial Theatre Foundation; and (iv) Pet Welfare Club of India; Chief Patron, Okhla Industries Association, New Delhi; Patron (i) New Era Public School, New Delhi; (ii) All India Rajiv Gandhi Pragatisheel Vichar Congress; (iii) Delhi Amateur Boxing Associaiton; (iv) Uttar Pradesh Friends Forum; (v) Sarv Dharam Prem Sandesh Samiti; (vi) Dipsites Association, (DPS) Alumni; (vii) Delhi Wushu Association (Regd.);(viii) Mother Teresa Foundation; and (ix) SAMLA (South Asian Minority Lawyers Association); Trustee, Dhiren Bhagat Memorial Trust; Member (i) Majlis-e-Mushawarat; (ii) Central Wakf Council; (iii)Maulana Azad Educational Foundation; (iv) Managing Committee, Crescent Public School;(v)Executive Council, Jamia Millia Islamia University, 1990-95;(vi) Governing Body, Mayo College, 1996; and (vii) University Court, Aligarh Muslim University
Special InterestsWildlife and Adventure
Sports and ClubsCricket and squash
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationTheatre, reading (history and biographies) and media
Countries VisitedWidely travelled
Other InformationEnrolled at the Bar, Supreme Court of India, 1997; appeared in miscellaneous and regular matters in the Supreme Court of India in Constitutional, Commercial and other matters, drafted briefs in various fields of law, including Commercial and Constitutional matters, Arbitration, Contract, Sale of goods, Company law, Service and Labour matter and Opinion work, argued several leading cases of Constitutional Rights, Civil Liberties, including Press Law and Freedom of Expression, 1982-84;O.S.D. in the Prime Minister`s Office with Late Smt. Indira Gandhi, 1981-82; Senior Partner, Talib Luthra & Associates, Extensive Chamber and Court practice, escpecially in commercial, consitutional airlines, Press Law and Administrative Law; actively involved in Congress Party affairs, particularly minority affairs, since 1985; Spokeperson, All India Congress Committee, 1998-99; designated Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Senior Councel, and Chambers for Equity Lex Associates, 1999;Incharge (i) North East States and Programme Implementation ; and (ii) five States-Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chattisgarh and West Bengal; Member, AICC Committee for Future Challenges and Opportunities

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  1. Nice to see detail of Indian politician Salman Khurshid.