Jaleel Khan

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Jaleel Khan
Janab Jaleel Khan.jpg
Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
Member, Legislative Assembly, Andhra Pradesh, India
In office
2014–2019
Constituency Vijayawada West constituency, Andhra Pradesh, India
Personal details
Born
Jaleel Khan

(1954-12-10) 10 December 1954 (age 64)
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
Children3 Daughters
EducationB.Com (Physics)
Occupationpolitician

Jaleel Khan (born 10 December 1954), [1] is an Indian politician from the state of Andhra Pradesh. He is the present MLA[2] of Vijayawada West constituency.

He was elected as MLA from YSR Congress in 2014 state assembly elections, beating his nearest rival, V. Srinivas, by a narrow margin.[2][3]. Later in the 2016 he joined ruling Telugu Desam Party.[4] He was also elected as MLA [3] through the INC party in 1999.

Mr. Khan was among the most expected to get cabinet birth during the recent shuffle[5]. But things did not work out as expected for him. AP Chief Minister, Mr.Chandrababu Naidu, without further ado, has nominated Jaleel Khan as AP Waqf Board Chairman.[6][7]. This is a very prominent position among Muslim minorities.

Controversies[edit]

On 23 April 2016, he allegedly directed his henchmen to attack reporter of a daily newspaper for taking pictures when he was having an argument with masjid committee members at a meeting at Tarapet in Vijayawada.[8]

On 27 December 2016, During an interview with an online channel, he said that he studied physics in B.com. [9] This part of interview went viral and made him popular overnight. And this video and spoofs on this video were trending online for many days And many jokes were made on him and B.com. Physics even till today. [10] Telugu desam party named him chairman of Waqf board, Andhra Pradesh [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaleel Khan untold Biography". TelanganaNewsPaper. 2016-12-28.
  2. ^ a b "Vijayawada West Assembly 2014 Election Results". Elections.in. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "List of Successful Candidates in Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election in 1999". Elections.in. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Another YSR Congress Legislator Joins TDP In Andhra Pradesh".
  5. ^ http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/politics/060217/chandrababu-naidu-may-induct-ysrc-turncoats-into-his-cabinet.html
  6. ^ Reporter, Staff (10 July 2017). "Jaleel Khan to head Wakf Board" – via www.thehindu.com.
  7. ^ https://andhrastar.com/jaleel-khan-nominated-as-ap-waqf-board-chaiman/
  8. ^ "MLA Jaleel Khan in controversy, again! - Times of India".
  9. ^ iDream News (3 January 2017). "B.Comలో మ్యాథ్స్, ఫిజిక్స్ రెండు ఉంటాయి - జలీల్ ఖాన్ -- Talking Politics With iDream" – via YouTube.
  10. ^ "Vijayawada TD MLA Jaleel Khan's 'B.com physics' video amuses all". 28 December 2016.
  11. ^ Telugu Desam Party: Jaleel Khan named new Waqf board ... - https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com › ...