Open main menu

Saleem Ahmed[1] (born 1 January 1967) is an Indian politician from Bangalore, Karnataka. He represents the Indian National Congress[1]

Saleem Ahmed
Director General, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
In office
2012–2014
Government Chief Whip, Karnataka, Legislative council.
In office
2000–2007
Member of Legislative council, Karnataka
In office
1996–2002 – 2002–2008
General Secretary, Indian Youth Congress
In office
1997–1998
President, All India NSUI
In office
1993–1997
President, Karnataka State NSUI
In office
1987–1993
Vice President, Karnataka State NSUI
In office
1983–1987
Elected student Union Leader, Seshadripuram College, Bangalore.
In office
1982–1986
Personal details
Born (1967-01-01) 1 January 1967 (age 52)
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Asma Ahmed
Children2 (Daughter & Son)
ParentsMr. Azeez Ahmed and Mrs. Rahmath Jahan
ProfessionPolitician

He was former Director General Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India 2012–2014[2] and was the youngest in the house of elder’s and served as Govt Chief Whip of Karnataka Legislative council[3] from 2000–2007. Twice he was the Member Legislative council during 1996–2002 and 2002–2008.[4]

In the party he held the position as President, All India National Students' Union of India (NSUI) 1993–1997,[5] General Secretary Indian Youth Congress 1997–1998,[1] President Karnataka State – NSUI 1987–1993,[1] Vice President, Karnataka State – NSUI 1983–1987[1] and Elected Student Union Leader Seshadripuram College, Bangalore 1982–1986.[1]

Rise in politicsEdit

Saleem Ahmed was a College NSUI Unit President, Block President, Secretary in Bangalore city NSUI, State Vice President Karnataka NSUI,[1] & State President Karnataka NSUI[1] and was All India NSUI President [1] and General Secretary Indian Youth Congress.[1]

He was Government Chief Whip – Legislative Council Karnataka [3] & Director General, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.[2]

2014 Lok Sabha electionsEdit

Congress Party[6] nominated Saleem Ahmed to contest 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He secured 4,80,000 votes. (43% of the votes polled). Lost to BJP candidate.

Foreign delegationsEdit

  • Saleem Ahmed was the leader of the Indian delegation to South Korea for the Youth Exchange Program in the year 2012[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Sri Saleem Ahmed". kla.kar.nic.in. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Saleem Ahmed Join as Director General, NYKS". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  3. ^ a b "GOVERNMENT CHIEF WHIPS – KARNATAKA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL".
  4. ^ "KARNATAKA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL".
  5. ^ "NSUI :: History". nsui.in. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  6. ^ "KARNATAKA PRADESH CONGRESS COMMITTEE – LIST OF AICC MEMBERS" (PDF).
  7. ^ "Indian Youth Delegation Leave for South Korea Today". Retrieved 11 October 2017.