Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Hussain, Shri Anwar
Constituency   : Dhubri (Assam)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)
Email Address : a[DOT]hussain[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Syed Ali Sarkar Jotdar
Mother's Name Late Smt. Sabjun Nessa
Date of Birth 01 Apr 1947
Place of Birth Dhanirdanga, Distt. Bongaigaon (Assam)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 16 Jan 1975
Spouse's Name Smt. Syeda Afruza Begum
No. of Sons 3
No.of Daughters 4
B.Sc., B.A., B.T.
Educated at B.N. College Dhubri, Assam,
Goalpara College, Goalpara, Assam and B.T. College,
Kokrajhar, Assam
Profession Businessperson
Permanent Address
Ward No. 4, Chapar,
Dhubri (Assam)
Tel. (03664) 262333
Present Address
16-A, Firozshah Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel. (011) 23323292, 9868180509 (M)
Fax. 23313314
Positions Held
1991-96 Member, Assam Legislative Assembly
1991-1993 Minister of State, Finance, Planning and Development, Government of Assam
1993-1996 Chairman, Committee on Estimates, Assam Legislative Assembly
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
Member, Committee on Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
2 January 2006 Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Railways

Books Published
Bagdadee Rahmatullahar Shesh Trish, Basar (Assamese-1987)
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Contributed articles to Agradoot, Janakranti, Muzahid, etc. weeklies & bi-weeklies in Assamese and Asstt. Editor, `Pratidin` an Assamese daily 1983-84
Social And Cultural Activities
Associated with a number of social, cultural, Educational and Sports Organisations; working President, Assam Sepak Takraw Federation; Founder President, Assam Pradesh Qaumi Tanzeem; Chairman, INTUC Assam State Sevadal; Vice-President, Assam Master Roll Union; Chief Patron Moinamati Silpi Samaj (a Goalparia Cultural and Folk Dance Organisation); Hony. Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Bilaspara District Branch; Founder Secretary, All Assam Derecognised High School Teachers and Employees Union; Founder Convenor, All Assam Minorities Students Union (AAMSU); Executive Member, State Unit of Red Cross Society, Assam; Member, Disaster Management Committee, Assam
Special Interests
Social service and efforts for the upliftment of the socio-educational and economic and cultural development of the downtrodden and backward classes, minorities, SCs, STs, etc.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Music; travelling and reading
Sports and Clubs
Playing badminton, and indoor games; associated with sports and clubs
Countries Visited
Bangladesh, Nepal and visited Saudi Arabia as a member of Indian Good-Will Delegation (1992) and (2005)
Other Information
Refrained from supporting the Assam Agitation and was socially boycotted by AASU and prevented from attending the school he served; protested through gheraos, dharna and continuous strikes, etc.; took active part in forming All Assam Minorities Students Union; participated in the tripartite talks on Assam Agitation issue with Late Prime Minister, Smt. Indira Gandhi and other Ministers of Union Government several times as Advisor of AAMSU; and ultimately resigned and joined active politics; as Secretary, All Assam De-recognized High School Teachers and Employees Union, led a state-wide agitation; and a De-recognition Policy was ultimately withdrawn by the Government of Assam in 1972; Assistant Teacher 1967-1985; Chairman; (i) Sub-Divisional Planning and Development of North Salmara & Bilaspara 1991-93; and (ii) Assam Pradesh Congress Seva Dal, 1995-97, General Secretary, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee1997-2005; G.O.C. Assam Pradesh Congress Seva Dal, 1985-90

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