K. Rahman Khan
|K. Rahman Khan|
|Minister of Minority Affairs|
28 October 2012
|Prime Minister||Manmohan Singh|
|Preceded by||Salman Khurshed|
5 April 1939 |
Mandya, Karnataka, India
|Profession||Politician, Chartered Accountant|
Dr K. Rahman Khan, (born 5 April 1939), a chartered accountant turned politician from Karnataka, and a long-time member of the Indian National Congress. He is the former Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. Before holding the post of the Dy Chairman he was the Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers. Mr Khan is one of the most prominent Muslim leaders of the country. He is currently in his Fourth term in the Rajya Sabha a rare honor very few get. He is facing charges of misusing the funds of Amanath Bank, currently this is under investigation by Lokayuktha Karnataka.
Brief Life History 
Born to Khasim Khan a school master turned businessman and Khairunnisa (known for her healing treatment to the villagers) at Krishnarajpet, Mandya District of Karnataka. Mr. Khan did his Pre-schooling at a nearby Village, where he used to walk a distance of over 5 km daily. Later he joined Banmaya's College at Mysore, where he used to stay at the Muslim Hostel. After becoming a Commerce Graduate from Mysore University, he turned towards Bangalore and there to Chennai where he took his C.A. Coaching and became the First Muslim Chartered Accountant in the State of Karnataka.
Mr. Khan married to Mrs. Ayesha Rahman a Grand Daughter of a very respectable and successful entrepreneur of the State who had a business spread through the state of Karnataka.
His social life started when he was elected as the Member of the Central Muslim Association and later was elected as the President of the prestigious Muslim Association of the State, CMA, which was very actively involved in the field of education and community welfare.
He is currently facing charges of misusing the funds of Amanath Bank and is under investigation by Karnataka Lokayuktha
K.Rahman Khan, a profile