Bio-Data
Shri Raashid Alvi
[ Indian National Congress-Andhra Pradesh ]

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Father's Name : Late Shri Malik Irfan Alvi (freedom fighter)
Mother's Name : Late Shrimati Islama Khatoon
Date of Birth : 1956-04-15
Place of Birth : Chandpur, Distt. Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati N. Alvi
Children : Two Sons
Educational Qualifications : B.Sc., LL.B. Educated at K.G.K. College, Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Profession : Advocate (Supreme Court)
Permanent Address : (i) 8-2-350/350/API/302, Banjara Hills, Hydderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Present Address : 31, Canning Lane, New Delhi. Telephone : (Tel. 23782262, 23782117, Mobile: 9868180136)
Email Address : raashid@sansad.nic.in
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
1999-Feb. 2004 Member, Thirteenth Lok Sabha Leader, Bahujan Samaj Party in Parliament (13th Lok Sabha) Member, Standing Committee on Finance Member, Business Advisory Committee Member, Committee on Official Language Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Stock Market Scam and matters relating thereto Member, Joint Committee on Installation of Portraits/Statues of National Leaders and Parliamentarians in Parliament House Complex Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Functioning of Wakf Boards Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) Member, Board of Management of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow Member, Court of the Aligarh Muslim University Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Central Vigilance Commission Bill June 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha July-Oct. 2004 Member, Committee on Rules Aug. 2004 onwards Member, Business Advisory Committee 31 Aug. 2004 - May 2006 Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development April 2006 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha June 2006 onwards Member, Committee on Finance Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Court of the Aligarh Muslim University May 2008 onwards Member, Committee on Public Accounts
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Permanent columnist of various weekly, fortnightly and monthly maganizes; associated with anti-dowry movement; free legal aid and awakening movement; anti-corruption and malpractices movements in the country; awakening movement among minorities, dalits and other weaker sections of the society; special interest in reading books specially History and biographies
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Playing chess, reading books, composing poetry, drawing cartoons and sketches
Countries Visited :  
Bangladesh, Canada, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Libya, Singapore, Thailand, Mauritius, Tashkent, (Uzbekistan), U.S.A., U.K., France, Morocco, Spain, Egypt and South Africa
Other Information :  
Not Available