Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha

Father's Name       	Shri Ashfaq Mohammad Khan               

Date of Birth       	18 November 1951

Place of Birth      	Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh)                       

Marital Status      	Married on 14 October 1977

Spouse's Name       	Smt. Sayyada Reshma Arif                

Children            	Two sons

Educational Qualifications  

               	B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.

               	Educated at Jamia Millia School, Delhi, G.S. Inter College
               	Narsena, Bulandshahr, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and
               	Shia College, Lucknow University, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)


                Agriculturist, Lawyer

Permanent Address  

               	(Uttar Pradesh) 

Present Address  

		B-10, Mayfair Garden,
		New Delhi-110016

		Tels. (011) 6866514, 6859826                       

Positions Held  

1977-80         Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
                Member, Library Committee
                Deputy Minister, Excise, Prohibition and Muslim
                Wakf, Uttar Pradesh

1978-82         Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee
                (Indira) [A.I.C.C.(I)]

1980-84         Elected to 7th Lok Sabha

1980-82         Member, Committee on Public Undertakings

1982-83         Union Deputy Minister, Information and Broadcasting

1983-84         Union Minister of State, Agriculture

1984-89         Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1984            Union Minister of State, Energy

1984-85         Union Minister of State, Industry and Company

1985            Union Minister of State, Home Affairs

1985-86         Union Minister of State, Energy
                (Department of Power)

1989-91         Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

1989-90         Union Cabinet Minister, Energy with additional
                charge of Ministry of Civil Aviation

1998            Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)

1998-99         Member, Committee on External Affairs   and 
	        its Sub-Committee-II

		Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of
		Home Affairs

Social and Cultural Activities  

Actively involved in the promotion of education and the
anti-dowry campaign

Special Interests  

Rehabilitation of the physically handicapped persons

Favourite Pastime and Recreation  

Reading and writing

Sports and Clubs  

Cricket and badminton; Member, (i) Gymkhana Club, New Delhi;
and (ii) India International Centre, New Delhi

Countries Visited  

Widely travelled; led Indian Delegation to (i) Non-aligned
Information Ministers Conference, 1982; and (ii) World
Economic Forum, Switzerland, February, 1990; and Member,
Indian Parliamentary Delegation, 100th IPU Conference,
Moscow, 1998

Other Information  

President, Aligarh Muslim University Students' Union,
1972-73; General Secretary, Aligarh Muslim University
Students' Union, 1971-72; Founder, Samarpan, Centre for the
rehabilitation of physically disabled persons; Member,
(i) Centreal Advisory Council of Posts and Telegraphs;
(ii) Kendriya Hindi Samiti; and (iii) Central Committee of
Tuberculosis Association of India, 1998-99; associated with,
(i) Janata Party, Uttar Pradesh, 1977-80; (ii) Indian
National Congress (Indira); and (iii) Janata Dal, Uttar
Pradesh, 1986-91

Election Result of
Bahraich Lok Sabha Constituency  

Total electorate 	12,08,872
Total votes polled 	 6,65,233

Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Shri Arif Mohammed Khan 	(B.S.P.)   2,62,360
(2) Shri Padamsen Chaudhari 	(B.J.P.)   2,23,984
(3) Shri Mohd. Ramjan 		(S.P.)     1,28,537
(4) Shri Jai Prakash Verma 	(B.K.K.G.P.) 10,361