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ZAIDI, COLONEL SYED BASHIR HUSAIN, B.A., Bar-at- Law, Cong. [Uttar Pradesh—Hardoi Distt. (North-West) cum Farrukhabad Distt. (East) cum Shahjahanpur Distt. (South)—1952]: S. of Syed Shaukat Hussain Zaidi; B. July 26, 1898; ed. at Arabic High School and St. Stephen's College, Delhi, Punjab University, Cambridge University and Lincoln's Inn; m. Shrimati Qudsia Begum, 1937; Indian Representative, International Students' Conference, Czechoslovakia (1921) and Holland (1922); Headmaster, University School, Aligarh, 1923; Entered Rampur State Service in 1930; Chief Minister, Rampur State, 1937—49; Observer, Third Round Table Conference, London; Ex-President, U.P. Muslim Educational Conference; Member, Negotiating Committee of the States and the Indian Union's Constitution Committee; Member, Constituent Assembly of India; Member, Provisional Parliament of India, 1950—52; Member, Indian Council of Technical Education for some time; Member, Indian Delegation to the General Assembly of the United Nations, 1951; Director of several Industrial Organisations; Member, Court and Finance Committee of the Muslim University, Aligarh; Joint Secretary, Jamia Millia, Delhi; Trustee, Shia College, Lucknow and Delhi College, Delhi; Chairman, Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbia College Board, Delhi from October, 1952; Chairman, Land Reclamation Committee, Government of India, from March 1953: President, Delhi State Bharat Scouts' Association, from June 1953; Vice-President, All India Housing Association, from August, 1952.
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