Abu Azmi

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Abu Asim Azmi

ابو عاصم اعظمی

अबु आसिम आजमी
Member of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra
Assumed office
2009
Constituency Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar
Personal details
Nationality Indian
Political party Samajwadi Party
Residence Mumbai
'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.
Personal details
Born (1955-08-08) August 8, 1955 (age 60)
Political party Samajwadi Party
Children Farhan Azmi
Residence Colaba , Mumbai , Maharashtra , India
Religion Islam
Website www.abuasimazmi.com

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][2] 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]

After his release from jail, 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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Making a business out of politics" The Telegraph, India, 16 November 2004. Accessed 23 January 2010
  2. ^ "Rajya Sabha members" Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi Accessed 30 December 2009

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