Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Zahedi, Shri Mahboob
Constituency   : Katwa (West Bengal)
Party Name     : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))
Email Address : zahedi[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Abdul Halim Zahedi
Mother's Name Smt. Amatul Hasna
Date of Birth 02 Feb 1929
Place of Birth Suri, Distt. Birbhum (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 26 Apr 1959
Spouse's Name Smt. Mussammat Hamida Zahedi
No. of Sons 2
Educated at Hareknagar, Beldanga and Abdul Momen High School, Murshidabad (West Bengal)
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
At and P.O. Gushkara,
Distt. Burdwan (West Bengal)
Present Address
80-82, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel.(011) 23094878, 9868180137 (M)
Positions Held
1978-91 Savadhipati, Zila Parishad, Burdwan
1991-96 Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
Minister, Animal Resource Development, Minority Affairs, Haj and Wakf,Government of West Bengal
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Committee on Agriculture
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Joint Committeee on protection of the Plant Varieties and Farmers` Rights Bill, 1999
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Railway Convention Committee

Social And Cultural Activities
Member, Indian Peoples` Theatre Association (IPTA); and working among peasants and agriculturist through social and cultural activities
Special Interests
Associated with literacy movement in Burdwan district; and Animal Resource Development in India
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Music, art and culture
Countries Visited
Other Information
Organiser, (i) Indian National Army (I.N.A.) branch under the leadership of General Shah Nawaz Khan; (ii) Bratachari Sangh under the guidance of Guru Saday Datta in West Bengal; Chairman, (i) West Bengal Minority Finance Corporation, 1994-96; and (ii) Haj Committee, West Bengal, 1991-96; and Member, (i) Central Haj Committee, 1991-96; (ii ) Joint Committee of Wakf, 1996-97; and ( iii ) Animal Welfare Committee, 1998-99

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