Shafiqur Rahman Barq

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Shafiqur Rahman Barq
Ex Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
11th, 12th, 14th & 15th Lok Sabhas.[1]
Preceded byRam Gopal Yadav
ConstituencySambhal, Uttar Pradesh.[1]
Personal details
Born (1930-07-11) 11 July 1930 (age 88).[1]
Sambhal, United Provinces, British India
Citizenship India
Nationality India
Political partyAll India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (2017-
Samajwadi Party (2014-2017)
Bahujan Samaj Party
Spouse(s)Mrs. Quresha Begum
Children1 son.
ParentsMr. Hafiz Abdur Rahman (Father)
ResidenceSambhal & New Delhi.[1]
Alma materAgra University
ProfessionSocial worker, Businessperson &
Politician.[1]
CommitteesMember of two committees

Shafiqur Rahman Barq is an Indian politician and was Member of Parliament of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Sambhal constituency of Uttar Pradesh.

He was a member of the Bahujan Samaj Party political party.[1] He joined Samajwadi Party in Feb, 2014 and contested 2014 Loksabha election from Sambhal constituency and lost election. He joined party in 2017 alog with his grandson Ziaur Rahman Barq who was given ticket for Sambhal assembly seat by AIMIM.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Shafiqur Barq was born in Sambhal district in the state of Uttar Pradesh.He holds a B.A degree from Agra University. By profession, Barq is a social worker and businessperson.[1]

Political career[edit]

Barq has been in active politics in the 1970s and has held various posts during the years. This is his fourth term as M.P; all from the same constituency. He was a member of the 11th, 12th, 14th & 15th Lok Sabhas of India. During 14th Lok Sabha, before completing his term Barq resigned from his post in Apr 2009.

Prior to becoming M.P, Shafiqur Barq was also a member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly and held Cabinate minister’s post in 1990 to 1991 under Mulayam Singh Yadav.[1]

Posts Held[edit]

# From To Position
01 1974 1977 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
02 1977 1980 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
03 1985 1989 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
04 1989 1991 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
05 1990 1991 Cabinet Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh
06 1996 1997 Member, 11th Lok Sabha
07 1996 1997 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
08 1998 1999 Member, 12th Lok Sabha
09 1998 1999 Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
10 1998 1999 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce
11 1998 1999 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural development and its Sub Committee-I
12 1998 1999 Member, Joint Committee on the functioning of Wakf Boards
13 2004 2009 Member, 14th Lok Sabha
14 2004 2009 Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
15 2009 2014 Member, 15th Lok Sabha
16 2009 2014 Member, Committee on Labour
17 2009 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs and Corporate Affairs

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Member Profile". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved Jan 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ Samajwadi Party veteran and 4-time MP joins AIMIM, vows to show 'his power' to Mulayam Singh Yadav