Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Azmi, Shri Iliyas
Constituency   : Shahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)

Father's Name Late Md. Maroof
Mother's Name Late Smt. Fatima
Date of Birth 22 Aug 1934
Place of Birth Sadarpur, Distt. Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 02 May 1950
Spouse's Name Late Smt. Badarunnisa
No. of Sons 4
No.of Daughters 4
Hafiz (Graduate in Religious Education)
Educated at Raozatul Oloom, Phulpur, Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh)
Profession Agriculturist
Businessperson, Journalist
Permanent Address
(i) B.N. Degree College, Shahabad,
District Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh)
(0583) 260751,261851
(ii) Khawaja Bagh, Matiari Chowk, Chinhat,
Lucknow - 226 003 (Uttar Pradesh)
Tel. (0522) 2210978
Present Address
C-1/7, Tilak Lane,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23782786, 23381786, 9868180355 (M)
Positions Held
1980-86 Geneal Secretary, Muslim Majlis, Uttar Pradesh
1986-87 Vice-President, Muslim Majlis, Uttar Pradesh
1987-89 President, Muslim Majlis, Uttar Pradesh
President, All India Muslim Majlis
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Defence
Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
5 August 2006 Member, Committee on Home Affairs
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Home Affairs
7 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on MPLADS

Books Published
(i) Sampardayikta Kulin Tantra Ki Jarurat, (ii) Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, (iii) Periyar Rama Swami Naikar, (iv) Insan aur Devta (all in Hindi); (v) Payame Zindgi, (vi) Musalamano Ki Siyasat -Jakham aur Ilaz,(vii) Harijano Ki Moraot, (viii) Iran Ka Islami Inklab Hakikat Ke Aiane Mein, (ix) Kagia Darululum Ya Bainalakwami Sazish (all in Urdu); contributed several articles to newspapers
Social And Cultural Activities
Involved in establishing various educational institutions; set up (i) Diamond Public School, Lucknow, (ii) School at Sadarpur, Barauli and (iii) Badrunnisa Degree College , Shahabad; working for upliftment of the downtrodden, Harijans and minorities
Special Interests
Social Service particularly creating awarness among Scheduled Castes, backward classes and minorities
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and writing
Sports and Clubs
Kabbadi and cricket during school days
Countries Visited
Belgium, Bulgaria, Itlay, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. and U.K.
Other Information
District Coordinator in Jaya Prakash Narayan movement and actively participated in the State Committee of Socialist Party, 1952-64; took active part in the formation of Janata Dal, 1989-95; associated with Bahujan Samaj Party since 1996; President, All India Pichhra Varg Mahasangh; Member, (i) All India Muslim Majlis Mushavarat; (ii) All India Muslim Personal Law Board; (iii) Babri Masjid Action Committee; (iv) Aligarh Muslim University Action Committee; (v) Jan Sangharsh Samiti (led by Jaya Prakash Narayan); and (vi) Anti Levy Committee, Uttar Pradesh; Initiated and participated in several political agitations

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