Abdul Bari Siddiqui

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Abdul Bari Siddiqui
Finance Minister of Government of Bihar
Assumed office
20 November 2015
Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly
In office
Constituency Alinagar
Personal details
Political party RJD
Residence Rupaspur , Alinagar, Darbhanga
Religion Islam

Abdul Bari Siddiqui is an Indian politician who is the current Finance Minister of Bihar,[1] He is a MLA representing Alinagar Darbhanga.[2] Bihar is a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal political party. He won in the Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2015 [3]

Previously, Siddiqui was the Leader of Opposition following the Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2010 until the split between JD(U) and BJP led the latter to leave the government and become the official opposition.[4][5]

Siddiqui was elected the chairman of the Bihar Cricket Association in September, 2015 defeating former association president Vinod Kumar. He is also the head of the Bihar Badminton Association. He is known to be a close associate of Mr. Lalu Prasad. When asked in 2009, for Contesting the Madhubani Parliamentary Elections, he filed his nomination and unsuccessfully contested, losing by the margin of 10k votes. Which led to trailingredients of Dr. Shakeel Ahmed to 3rd position. He Again contested 2014 Madhubani loksabha elections unsuccessfully losing to veteran BJP leader Hukumdev Narayan Yadav by a margin of 15k votes. He is 7th time MLA . Previously he used to contest from Bahera , After Delimination of that Constituency, he contest from Alinagar. One Mr. Siddiqui uncle named Mr. Shafi Ahmed was the Chairman of District Board during early 2000s.



  1. ^ http://csd.bih.nic.in/Upload/Circulars/5812015.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.mpmla.in/mla.php?stcode=S04&pcno=15&acno=246.
  3. ^ http://myneta.info/bihar2015/candidate.php?candidate_id=2925
  4. ^ "Siddiqui is Leader of Opposition". The Hindu. December 4, 2010. 
  5. ^ People are saying Modiji is a factor in Owaisi’s coming here: RJD’s Abdul Bari Siddiqui
  6. ^ "Abdul Bari Siddiqui elected Bihar Cricket Association President". Zee News. September 23, 2015.