Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


AGA, SHRI SYED AHMED, (Cong.) Jammu & Kashmir-Baramulla—1971, Son of Shri Aga Syed Husain; b. at Srinagar, Kashmir, September, 1910; m. Smt. Zamrud Ahmad, August, 1934; 2 s. and 2 d.; was in the Kashmir Administrative Service uptil 1965; Member, State Public Service Commission, August 2, 1965 to January 1, 1967; held various offices under the State Government including Director of Food Department in which capacity he was also a Member-Secretary of Food Procurement and Distribution Committee; Registrar of Cooperatives; Director of Rural Development; Secretary to the Government in the Departments of Health, Education, Works and Power, Forests, Housing and Home etc.; Member, (i) Cooperative Committee, of the All India Handicrafts Board and, (ii) High Power Committee on Cooperative Movement (J&K); Member, Fourth Lok Sabha 1967-70; Member, (i) Public Accounts Committee; 1967-68, and 1968-69, (ii) Ashoka Mehta Khadi and Village Industries Committee, (iii) Central and State Haj Committee, (iv) All India Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes, (v) Institute of Social Education, (vi) Executive Committee of the Congress Party in Parliament, 1969, re-elected in May, 1970, (vii) Steering Committee, All India Congress Forum for Socialist Action, (viii) Panel of Economic Policy for Plenary Session of Indian National Congress held in Bombay, (ix) All India Minority Cell and Zonal Organiser of A.l.C.C. for Minorities Cell in North India, (x) National Council of ISCUS, (xi) Indian Delegation to 25th Session of U.N., 1970 and (xii) Fourth Committee for Decolonization.

Social activities.—Interest in rural development and cooperatives, and in the uplift of the under privileged and weaker sections of the society.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Tours, Music and Numerology.

Publications.—(1) Cooperative Movement in India; (2) Cooperative Movement in Jammu & Kashmir; (3) Guide Book on Cooperative Movement; (4) Statistical Digest Cooperative Movement 1914—1961.

Travels abroad.—Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, France, U.K., U.S.A., Japan and Hong Kong.

Permanent address.—Shabistan, Rajbagh, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.