Kazi Jalil Abbasi

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Kazi Jalil Abbasi
Born Kazi Jalil Abbasi
(1912-02-12)12 February 1912[1]
Bayara Village, Basti, Uttar Pradesh[1]
Died 11 July 1996(1996-07-11) (aged 84)[2]
Residence Basti, Uttar Pradesh[1]
Nationality India
Citizenship India
Education BA, LL.B[1]
Alma mater Aligarh Muslim University, Arabic College, Delhi & Lucknow University.[1]
Occupation Agriculturist, Lawyer & Politician.
Years active 1937 – date
Home town Basti, Uttar Pradesh
Political party Congress.[1]
Spouse(s) Mrs. Shahida Khatoon.[1]
Children One son and 4 daughters
Parent(s) Qazi Mohammad Bismillah Abbasi (father)[1]

Kazi Jalil Abbasi was a freedom fighter and member of the 7th Lok Sabha & 8th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Domariaganj constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Congress (I) political party.[1]

Education and background[edit]

Abbasi holds BA & LL.B degrees and is educated in Aligarh Muslim University, Arabic College (Delhi) and Lucknow University. In 1937, Jalil was expelled from Aligarh Muslim University for being involved in political activities.[1]

On 17 December 1940, he was arrested in Lucknow under section 38 of Defense of India Rules.[3] and was also a great writer as well. His autobiography "Kya din the" gives a detailed account of his life.

Posts held[edit]

# From To Position
01 1971 1974 Minister of State Government of Uttar Pradesh
02 1956 1968 President, District Congress Committee, Basti
03 1980 Date President, District Congress Committee, Basti
04 1946 Date Member, Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee
05 1962 Date Member, All India Congress Committee
06 1962 Date President, Rafi Ahmad Kidwai Memorial Trust, Basti
07 1962 Date Nehru Literary Association, Lucknow
08 1962 1974 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
09 1980 1984 Member, Seventh Lok Sabha
10 1984 1989 Member, Eighth Lok Sabha

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Profile on Lok Sabha Official Website". 
  2. ^ Indian Parliamentary Companion: Who's who of Members of Lok Sabha. Lok Sabha Secretariat. 2003. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "1940 Arrest". 

External links[edit]

Kya Din They-Kazi Jalil's Autobiography published by him in 1985-Presentation: Rashid Ashraf