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Abu Asim Azmi (MLA)
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Abu Asim Azmi

ابو عاصم اعظمی

अबु आसिम आजमी
Member of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra
Assumed office
2009 - 2014, 2014 - 2019
Constituency Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar
MP of Rajya Sabha for Utter Pradesh
In office
2002–2008
Constituency Utter Pradesh
President of Samajwadi Party for Maharashtra
Assumed office
1995
Personal details
Born 08 August 1955
Azamgarh Utter Pardesh
Political party Samajwadi Party
Children Farhan Azmi
Residence Colaba , Mumbai , Maharashtra , India
Alma mater

Graduate

BA From Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal Vishwavidyalaya Jaunpur U.P
Occupation Politics, Business
Profession Manpower Consultants, running Hotels, Director In Companis And Investment In Firms
Religion Islam
Website www.abuasimazmi.com

'Abu Asim Azmi' (Marathi: अबु आसिम आजमी ) is a member of the 12th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. He represents the Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar Constituency, Mumbai. He belongs to the Samajwadi Party.


Abu Azmi (full name Abu Asim Azmi) (born 8 August 1955, Manjir Patti, Azamgarh district, Uttar Pradesh, India) is the president of the Maharashtra state branch of the Samajwadi Party (SP).[1] He currently represents Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar of Mumbai Suburban District in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Key

 SP  

Election Member Party
2009 Abu Azmi Samajwadi Party
2014 Abu Azmi Samajwadi Party

Politics[edit]

Azmi entered politics and in 1995, under his leadership, the SP won two seats in the Maharashtra state assembly. In 2004, entering his first election cycle, Azmi was defeated by Yogesh Patil of the Shiv Sena party (SSP) from Bhiwandi constituency. From 2002 - 2008, Azmi was the MP for Rajya Sabha. In the 2009 Lok Sabha election cycle, Azmi was defeated by Gurudas Kamat (Congress Party), Gajanan Kirtikar (SSP) and Shalani Thakrey (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena). However, in 2009, Azmi was elected to the Maharashtra Assembly where he served for two terms. He successfully contested the seats of Mankhurd-Shivaji Nagar and Bhiwandi (East), and under rules limiting successful candidates to one region, he chose Mankhurd-Shivaji Nagar.

Abu Asim Azmi is the only MLA from Maharashtra to have won from 2 seats simultaneously in one election.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rajya Sabha members" Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi Accessed 30 December 2009

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