Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XI Lok Sabha


Father's Name:Shri Shah Mushtaque Ahmed Date of Birth: 16 January 1951 Place of Birth: Patna (Bihar) Marital Status: Married on 31 October 1980 Spouse's Name:Smt. Yasmin Anwar Children: One daughter Educational Qualifications :
B.Sc. Educated at College of Commerce, Patna (Bihar) Profession :
Political and Social Worker, Businessman Permanent Address :
Park View, Bhanwar Pokhar, Patna-800 004 (Bihar) Tels. (0612) 651485, 654143 Positions Held :
1976-82President, Youth Congress (I), Bihar 1980Elected to Lok Sabha (Seventh) Dec.1981-General-Secretary, All India Youth Congress March1982 March 1982-Joint Secretary, A.I.C.C. (I) Sept.1982 Sept.1982-President, All India Youth Congress (I) April 1985 1984Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth) Sept.1985-Chairman, All India Congress Seva Dal (I) May 1988 1987-89Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee to Enquire on Bofors Gun Deal June 1988-Working Chairman, Bihar State 20-Point Programme June 1989Implementation Committee June 1989-Working Chairman, Bihar State 15-Point Implementation Nov.1990Committee for Welfare of Minorities Sept.1993Chairman, A.I.C.C. (I), Minority Cell onwards 1996Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) for the third time Social and Cultural Activities :
Upliftment/welfare of minorities and weaker sections Special Interests :
Social service, meeting people of all walks of life and journalism Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
Reading books, magazines and newspapers and watching TV programmes Sports and Clubs :
Good player of table tennis and cricket; Member, National Sports Club of India (NSCI) Countries Visited :
Widely travelled (15 countries) Election Result :
Katihar Lok Sabha constituency Total electorate9,95,649 Total votes polled6,46,733 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates : (1) Shri Tariq Anwar (I.N.C.)2,67,927 (2) Shri Nikhil Kumar Choudhary (B.J.P.)1,79,641 (3) Shri Mufti Mohd. Sayeed (J.D.)1,54,573 (4) Shri Mahboob Alam [C.P.I. (M)] 9,934