Kunwar Danish Ali

Kunwar Danish Ali (born 10 April 1975) is an Indian politician and a Member of Lok Sabha for Amroha since 2019. Ali joined Bahujan Samaj Party in March 2019 after leaving Janata Dal (Secular).

Kunwar Danish Ali
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
23 May 2019
Preceded byKanwar Singh Tanwar
ConstituencyAmroha
Majority63,248
Personal details
Born (1975-04-10) April 10, 1975 (age 45)
Hapur, Uttar Pradesh
Political partyBahujan Samaj Party
Other political
affiliations
Mahagathbandhan
Janata Dal (Secular)
Spouse(s)
Zubia Danish
(m. 2005)
Children3
ResidenceHapur, Uttar Pradesh[1]
Alma materJamia Millia Islamia
ProfessionAgriculture
Net worth130.32 million (US$1.8 million)

Early lifeEdit

Ali was born to Kunwar Jafar Ali and Nafees Jafar on 10 April 1975 in Hapur.[2] He graduated from Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.[1] On 15 January 2005, Ali married Zubia Danish, with whom he has a son and two daughters.[2]

Political careerEdit

Ali started his political career with Janata Dal (Secular) and went on to become the general secretary of the party. On 16 March 2019, he joined Bahujan Samaj Party with the consent of Janata Dal (Secular) leader and Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.[3] Six days later, Bahujan Samaj Party announced that Ali would contest the upcoming 2019 Indian general election from Amroha constituency.[4] On 23 May, he was elected to the Lok Sabha after defeating Kanwar Singh Tanwar of the Bharatiya Janata Party, his nearest rival by a margin of nearly 63,000 votes. Ali was polled 601,082 votes.[5]

He was the leader of Bahujan Samaj party in Lok Sabha from 6 November 2019 - 13 January 2020.[2] He is a member of Consultative Committee for Ministry of Home Affairs since November 2019.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kunwar Danish Ali(Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP)):Constituency- AMROHA(UTTAR PRADESH) - Affidavit Information of Candidate". myneta.info. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Members : Lok Sabha". 164.100.47.194. Retrieved 14 November 2019.
  3. ^ "JD-S Leader Danish Ali joins Mayawati's BSP After Seeking 'Consent' From Kumaraswamy". News18. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ Rashid, Omar (22 March 2019). "BSP fields ex-JD (S) leader Danish Ali in Amroha". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Amroha". Results ECI. Archived from the original on 25 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Kanwar Singh Tanwar
Member of Parliament
for Amroha

23 may 2019 – present
Succeeded by
incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Vacant
Leader of the Bahujan Samaj Party
in the Lok Sabha

2019 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent

External linksEdit