Majeed Memon

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Majeed Memon
MP of Rajya Sabha for Maharashtra
Assumed office
3 April 2014
Constituency Maharashtra
Personal details
Born (1945-12-12) 12 December 1945 (age 72)
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Political party NCP
Spouse(s) Shrimati Saeeda
Residence Mumbai
Profession politician, Lawyer

Majeed Memon (born 12 December 1945) is an Indian Politician and Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha of India from Maharashtra .[1] He is a criminal lawyer by profession and leader of Nationalist Congress Party.[2]

Career[edit]

Memon is a Member of Parliament (M.P) of Rajya Sabha. He is a noted criminal lawyer who defended Indian personalities including politicians, human rights activists and film actors. He defended high-profile Indians overseas in various extradition matters. Memon is also a human rights activist.[3][4]

Attack[edit]

In July, 2005 Majeed Memon was shot at by unknown persons. Later criminal charges were filed.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Majeed Memon is the father of Mumbai based criminal lawyer Zulfiquar Memon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bio-Profile of Member of Parliament". NIC. 2014. Retrieved Aug 2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "news". Mid-day. 2014. Retrieved Aug 2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "news". TOI. 2014. Retrieved Aug 2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "rich stories new nawabs". TOI. 2014. Retrieved Aug 2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "news". TOI. 2014. Retrieved Aug 2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)