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Azam Khan Biography in English – Azam Khan is known for his controversial statements; learn how his political journey has been

Samajwadi Party’s founding member and Lok Sabha MP Azam Khan is one of the veteran leaders of Uttar Pradesh. Azam Khan, who is often in the headlines for his statements, has been an MLA ten times from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh. Azam Khan also became a cabinet minister in the Samajwadi Party government of Uttar Pradesh. Apart from this, Azam Khan has also been a member of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. So, in today’s article, we will know about Azam Khan’s political history and his journey so far:-Azam khan biography in English

Azam khan biography in English

Azam Khan was born on 14 August 1948 in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. Azam Khan’s father’s name is Mumtaz Khan. Azam Khan’s wife’s name is Tajeen Fatima. Azam Khan has two sons Adeeb Khan and Abdullah Khan.Azam khan biography in English

Azam khan education Azam khan education

Azam Khan has completed his schooling at Bakr School in Rampur. After this, Azam Khan did his graduation from Sunderlal Inter College, Rampur. Apart from this, Azam Khan has completed LLB (Hons) from Aligarh Muslim University in 1974.Azam khan biography in English

Azam Khan’s Political History Azam Khan’s Political History

Azam Khan started his politics in the year 1974 while studying at Aligarh Muslim University. Azam Khan was elected General Secretary of Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union. Meanwhile, an emergency was imposed in the country, and due to the government’s opposition, Azam Khan was sent to jail.Azam khan biography in English

After his release from jail, Azam Khan contested the assembly elections, but due to lack of resources, Azam Khan had to face defeat at the hands of Manzoor Ali Khan of Congress. Azam Khan joined the Janata Party in the year 1976. After this, he joined the Lok Dal and again entered the Janata Party.Azam khan biography in English

During political instability, Azam Khan changed many parties. Azam Khan reached the Uttar Pradesh Assembly for the first time after winning the election from Rampur on a Janata Party ticket. After this, he became MLA on Lok Dal ticket. In the next term, Azam Khan contested the election on Janata Dal ticket and became an MLA. After this, Azam Khan won the assembly elections on the access of the Janata Party. After this, Azam Khan contested Rampur on a Samajwadi Party ticket in the year 1993 and won.Azam khan biography in English

Azam Khan first became a cabinet minister in the Uttar Pradesh government in 1989. In 1994, Azam Khan became the All India General Secretary of the Samajwadi Party. After this, Azam Khan was a Rajya Sabha MP from 1996 to 2002. Azam Khan was the Opposition Leader in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly from 13 May 2002 to 29 August 2003. After this, Azam Khan became a cabinet minister in the Samajwadi Party government from September 2003 to May 2007.Azam khan biography in English

Azam Khan contested the 2009 Lok Sabha elections against his own party’s candidate Jaya Prada, but he lost. After this, he was shown the way out of the Samajwadi Party for six years.Azam khan biography in English

 However, in the year 2010, Azam Khan was back included in the Samajwadi Party. In 2012, when the Samajwadi Party government came back in Uttar Pradesh, and Akhilesh Yadav became the 

Chief Minister Azam Khan was made a cabinet minister. In 2013, 40 people were killed in a stampede at Allahabad railway station, then Azam Khan tendered his resignation, taking moral responsibility. Azam Khan once again became an MLA in the 2017 assembly elections. Apart from this, Azam Khan also won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and became a Lok Sabha MP.Azam khan biography in English

Azam Khan’s controversial statement Azam Khan’s controversial statement

After the Dadri massacre, Azam Khan said that cow devotees should not allow beef in any hotel after today. If this happens, break all five-star hotels like Babri Masjid.

Regarding the Kargil war, Azam Khan had given a controversial statement saying that the army personnel who conquered Kargil were Muslims.

While giving a controversial statement about Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Azam Khan had called him the elder brother of the dog’s child.

During the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Azam Khan targeted Amit Shah and said that 302 criminal gangsters, number one Shah, have spread terror in UP.

In a program in Badaun, Azam Khan had given a controversial statement saying that women from poor homes cannot go with a friend, so they give birth to more children.

Even during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Azam Khan had made derogatory remarks on Jaya Prada, about which there were a lot of controversies.

 

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