Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Choudhury, Shri A.B.A. Ghani Khan
Constituency   : Malda (West Bengal)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)

Father's Name Late Shri Khan Bahadur H.B. Khan Choudhury
Date of Birth 01 Nov 1927
Place of Birth Malda (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Educated at Calcutta University (West Bengal), London and Geneva
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
Vill. Sahajalalpur, P.O. Kotowali,
Distt. Malda (West Bengal)
(03512) 269988
Present Address
12, Akbar Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tel. (011) 23792729, 55361135
Positions Held
1952, 1967, 1969,
1971 1972 & 1977
Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly (six terms)
1971 and 1972-77 Minister, Government of West Bengal (two terms)
1978-80 President, Pradesh Congress Committee (Indira) [P.C.C.(I)], West Bengal
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1980-82 Union Cabinet Minister, Energy with additional charge of Department of Coal and Irrigation
1981-85 Member, Congress Working Committee and Congress Paliamentary Party
1982-84 Union Cabinet Minister, Railways
1984 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1985 General-Secretary, All India Congress Committee (Indira) [A.I.C.C.(I)]
1985-87 Union Minister, Programme Implementation
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1988-90 and 1998-2000 President, West Bengal, Pradesh Congress Committee
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1996-97 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (6th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (7th term)
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Energy
1999-2000 & 2000-2001 Member, Committee on Estimates
2000-2005 Member, Congress Working Committee
2002-2004 Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (8th term)
Member, Committee on Energy
(Sub Committee-III on Non-conventional Energy Sources)

Social And Cultural Activities
Rural development
Countries Visited
Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, U.K. (London), U.S.A., U.S.S.R..; Member, Indian Delegation to UN, 1972 in connection with admission of Bangladesh to the world body, and again in 1976 in connection with Farakka Water Dispute

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