J. M. Aaroon Rashid

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J.M.Aaroon Rashid
Member of Parliament
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Constituency Periyakulam (2004-2009)
Theni (2009–present)
Personal details
Born (1950-05-13) 13 May 1950 (age 64)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Hazaran Bivi
Children 2 sons and 2 daughters
Residence Chennai
Religion Islam
As of September 22, 2010
Source: [1]

J.M. Aaroon Rashid (Hindi: जे एम हारून रशीद; born 13 May 1950) is an Indian politician and member of the Parliament of India, representing the Theni Lok Sabha constituency. Aaron Rashid is a leader of Indian National Congress.

Early life[edit]

J.M. Aaroon Rashid was born in Chennai on 13 May 1950[1] for Shri Jamal Mohideen and Smt. S.J.M.H. Bivi. J.M. Aaron Rashid attended Intermediate Educated at Sir Thiyagaraja College, Washermanpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Political career[edit]

In March 1996, he entered into politics as a Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly for Villivakam constituency (1996–2001). Then he got Lok Sabha seat for Periyakulam constituency in Tamil nadu and he won that Lok Sabha election in 2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha.[2] He got 346,851 votes (49.51%) and he defeated strongman Dhinakaran. T T V of ADMK by 2,155 votes in that election.[3]

2009 elections[edit]

In 2009, Aaroon Rashid once again Indian national congress fielded him in THENI constituency in Tamil nadu and he got 340,575 and defeated Thanga Tamilselvan of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.[4]

Positions held[edit]

2004[edit]

  • Member, Committee on Energy
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Shipping
  • Member, Committee on Government Assurances
  • Chairman, Tamilnadu Haj committee, (2004 - 2009)
  • Member, Tamilnadu Wakf Board, (2004–09)

2006[edit]

  • Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf

2007[edit]

  • Member, Committee on Energy

2009[edit]

  • Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare
  • Member, Committee on Official Languages
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Shipping
  • Member, Tamilnadu Wakf Board (2012–13).

2010[edit]

Member, committee on Home Affairs

Social and cultural activities[edit]

Working for the upliftment of the backward, dalits and minorities.

Special interests[edit]

Promoting communal harmony in remote dalit villages

Mullaiperiyar issue[edit]

Theni, 15 December: Except for isolated incidents, usually controversial dam on Mullaiperiyar neighbouring Kerala with Theni district of Tamil Nadu, following stress, this was a normal life. However, after ten days of tense atmosphere, some violent incidents along the border areas of Kerala prevail. Police JM Aaron Rashid, Member of Parliament (Congress) were arrested, and 600 Congress Theni Parliament constituency they represent the procession tried to lay siege to the dam. MPs and the party office here on Aaron Palanichettipatti were rounded to the police.[5]

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