Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Samadani, Dr. M. P. Abdussamad
Constituency   : Malappuram (Kerala)
Party Name     : Indian Union Muslim League(IUML)
Email Address : samadani[AT]Sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in mail[AT]samadani[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Shri M.P. Abdul Hameed Haidari
Mother's Name Smt. Ottakath Zainab
Date of Birth 01 Jan 1959
Place of Birth Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 08 Oct 1983
Spouse's Name Smt. N.A. Najeeba
Educational
Qualifications
B.A., M.A., M.Phil, LL.B., Ph.D.
Educated at Farook College, Calicut, Kerala, Govt. Law College, Calicut, University of Calicut, Kerala, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Profession Educationist
Writer,Professor,Journalist
Permanent Address
Empee House, P.O. Kottakkal,
Distt. Malappuram , Kerala-676503
Tel: 08547157777, 09496134313(M)
Present Address
C-7, Sindhu Apartment,
MS Flats, BKS Marg,
New Delhi - 110001
Positions Held
1991-1994 Member, Zila Parishad
1994-2006 Member, Rajya Sabha (Two Terms)
2011-2016 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly
May 2021 Elected to Lok Sabha in a bye-election
13 Sept. 2021 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment and Forests and Climate Change


Books Published
(i)“Bharatiya Gitam” (Malayalam with Foreword by Dr. Sukumar Azhikode); (ii) “Chandrodayam” (Collection of Articles in malyalam); (iii) “Urdu Sahitya Manjari” (Compilation of Malayalam Articles on Urdu Poets as Editor); (iv) Translation of ‘Fuyud al-Haramain’ (Book on Sufism in Arabic) into Malayalam; (v) “Chitariya Chintakalile Ratnashatakam” (Foreworded by Jnanpith Winner Shri M.T. Vasudevan Nayar)
 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
(i)Jnanpith S.K. Pottekkatt Award (For the Book “Bharatiya Gitam’ in 2010); (ii) K.K. Rahulan Award (2015); (iii) Babu Rajendra Prasad Award for National Integraton (2012); (iv) The Leadership Award of International Gurukula Yoga Bhavan (2008); (v) The Mumbai Art Center Award for Innovative Contribution to Education (2000); (vi) Human Fraternity Award of Trichur Dist. Souhrda Vedi (2009); (vii) Communal Harmony Award of K.A.T.F. (2011); (viii) Maulana Azad Award of KPCC Minority Dept. (2018); (ix) Secularism Award in the name of Freedom Fighter Muhammed Abdu Rahman (2015)
 
Social And Cultural Activities
(i) Chairman, The Compassion; (ii) Chairman, Indianness Academy; (iii) Chairman, Maulana Azad National Foundation; (iv) Chairman, Dr. Sukumar Azhikod Foundation; (v) Vice-President, IUML; (vi) Director, Mahatma Gandhi Center for Indology; (vii) Director, Sir Isaac Newton Center for Philosophy; (viii) President, Anjuman Tarqi-e Urdu, Kerala Branch; (ix) Patron, Kerala Sanskrit Prachara Samiti; (x) Rector, Maulana Azad Institute of Ethics, Aesthetics and Metaphysics.
 
Special Interests
(i) Philosophy: Eastern and Western especially Indian Philosophy; (ii) Indian History and Culture, Freedom Movement; (iii) North Indian and South Indian Literature and Literary Heritiage
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Ghazal, Hindustani and Carnatic Vocal
 
 
Countries Visited
(i) Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Saudi Arabia led by Shri P.A. Sangama (1996); (ii) Member, Indian Official Delegation to Egypt, Syria and Jordan led by Shri R.L. Bhatia; (iii) Member, Haj Delegation appointed by Prime Minister, Shri H.D. Deve Gowda (1997); (iv) Member, Haj Delegation appointed by Prime Minister, Shri A.B. Vajpayee (2002)
Visited:
Middle East Countries: like UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain; Also: Malaysia and Singapore
 
Other Information
(i) Translated the speeches of celebrated poets as well as cultural and intellectual figures from English, Urdu and Hindi Padma Bhushan Bhishma Sahni; Jnanpith Winner Padma Shri Ali Sardar Jafri; Padma Shri Shamshu Rahman Faruqi; Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj; Kuldip Nayar, Gulzar, Dr. Karan Singh etc.;
(ii) Honoured by Zamorin P.K. Ettanunny Raja in the traditional and historical assembly `Revathi Pallathanain`;
(iii) Columnist in Malayalam dailies and Periodicals


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