Abdul Rahman (politician)

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Abdul Rahman
Abdul Rahman M.P.
IUML Leader
Member of Parliament - Lok Sabha
In office
Constituency Vellore
Personal details
Born (1959-05-28) 28 May 1959 (age 57)[1]
Muthupet, Distt. Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu[1]
Nationality IndiaIndian
Political party Indian Union Muslim League[1]
Spouse(s) Ruhaiya Beevi
Children Son-2(Riaz Ahmed,Siddiq Ahmed),Daughter-1(Haleema).
Residence Chennai and New Delhi[1]
Alma mater M.A. (Economics), Diploma in Computer Programming Educated at Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchrappalli, Tamil Nadu and Institute of Business Applications, Chennai.
Occupation Diplomat, Politician
Religion Islam
Website [1]

Abdul Rahman (Tamil - அப்துல் ரகுமான்) is an Indian politician and former member of the Parliament of India from Vellore Constituency, Tamil Nadu.[2] He represents the Indian Union Muslim League party.[3] IUML and DMK both are friendly parties in Tamil Nadu state, so he represented in DMK election symbol.

Early life[edit]

Abdul Rahman was born in Muthupet, Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu on 28 May 1959.[4] Abdul Rahman is post graduate in Economics from Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchrappalli. Prior to that he did Diploma in Computer Programming from Institute of Business Applications, Chennai.

Special Interests[edit]

According to the official portal of the Indian Government, the National Portal of India, Rahman describes his special interests as "Working for peace in society; inculcating ethical and spiritual values among the people and striving for communal harmony; spreading the study of comparative religion; to work for harmony of hearts and meeting of minds of our people in different cultures and to see India as the prosperous blissful land of peace".[4]

Posts Held[edit]

# From To Position
01 2001 2009 Member, Higher Level Political Affairs Committee, (I.U.M.L.), Tamil Nadu
02 2009 - Member of 15th Lok Sabha[5]
03 31-Aug-2009 - Member, Committee on Information Technology
04 23-Sep-2009 - Member, Library Committee
05 2013 - Member, Tamil Nadu Wakf Board

Other Position and Awards[edit]

President, Quaide Millath Forum, Chennai; Vice-President, : (i) The Bank and (ii) Indian Muslim Association, U.A.E.; Founder Member of Indian Community Welfare Committee of Indian Consulate, Dubai; awarded, (i) "Outstanding Personality in Keeping Communal Harmony" award by Tamil Sangam; (ii) Personality award for communal amity conferred by Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu; (iii) first prize in State level elocution competition during school and college education


  1. ^ a b c d "Biography". The Parliament of India, New Delhi. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Reports of Lok Sabha Elections" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Candidate introduced to DMK alliance workers". The Hindu. 12 April 2009. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 August 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  5. ^ "Tamil Nadu: An election round-up". Asian Tribune. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 

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