ISHAQUE, SHRI A. K. M., M.A., LL.B., (Cong.) West Bengal-Basirhat—1971, Son of late Munshi Z. Ahmed; b. on November 7, 1928; ed. at Kantalia U.P. School; Bhangar H.E. School; St. Xaviers' College, Calcutta and University Law College, Calcutta; m. Smt. Laila Begum, April 11, 1953 and Rabya Begum, February 7, 1969; 4 s. and 3 d.; Advocate; Member, (i) West Bengal Legislative Assembly, 1961, 1962 and 1969; (ii) Select Committee, West Bengal Wakf Bill, 1963; (iii) Select Committee, West Bengal Panchayat Bill, 1969-70, and (iv) Bengal Municipal Council, 1969-71.
Social activities.—Founded two schools including one High School in Bhangar and worked for many other schools and colleges for their development and recognition; worked for establishment of a hospital and construction of many roads.
Hobbies.—Travels and reading of folk-tales of different countries of the world.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Cards, lawn tennis and badminton.
Special interests.—Acquiring of knowledge about the origin and development of different cultures and languages.
Permanent address.—Village—Kantalia, P.O. Bhangar, Distt. 24 Parganas.