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Asaduddin Owaisi is an Indian politician who is the president of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. He made his political debut in 1994 in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, and he is a four-time Member of Parliament, representing the Hyderabad constituency in Lok Sabha.
Coming from a family of politicians, Owaisi entered politics and contested from the Charminar constituency which his party has been winning since 1967. He defeated his nearest rival a breakaway party Majlis Bachao Tehreek's candidate by a margin of 40 thousand votes and succeeded Virasat Rasool Khan as the elected representative from the constituency.
Owaisi was elected to the 10th Andhra Pradesh Assembly in the year 1994-1999, and then for a second term to the 11th Andhra Pradesh Assembly in 1999-2003. In the 1999 election, he defeated his nearest rival Telugu Desam Party candidate Syed Shah Noorul Haq Quadri by 93 thousand votes. Owaisi polled 126 thousand votes in the election. He was elected to the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004-2009 and was succeeded by Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri as the member of the Assembly from the constituency in the 2004 election.
During 2009-2014, Owaisi was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha (second term), then in 2014-2019 to the 16th Lok Sabha (third term), and in 2019 to the 17th Lok Sabha (fourth term).
From 2004 to 2006 Owaisi was a member of the Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme and a member of the Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment. During 2006-2007 he was a member of the Standing Committee on Defence, and during 2009-2014, he was the leader of the All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen - Parliamentary Party, a member of the Committee on Defence, and a member of the Committee on Ethics.
During 2014-2019, he was a member of the Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment, and a member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs, as well as leader of the All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen - Parliamentary Party till 2019.
Owaisi is the Chairman of Hyderabad-based Owaisi Hospital and Research Centre whose origin dates back to late Alhaj Moulana Abdul Wahed Owaisi. The hospital functions in the field of Medical Education, Research and Medical care.
Asaduddin Owaisi was born on May 13, 1969 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh to Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi and Najamunnisa Begum, and he has two brothers. He is married to Farheen Owaisi with whom he has six children. He studied at the Hyderabad Public School and completed his graduation in Bachelor of Arts from Nizam College (Osmania University) in Hyderabad. He is a barrister by profession and studied at Lincoln's Inn of London.
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News in Pics – 4th December 2017
Asaduddin Owaisi Reacts To His Delhi's House Attack - Watch Video
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Asaduddin Owaisi alleged that the CAA aims to "harass" the minorities such as Muslims, Dalits, and the poor of the country.
Gazi Abbas Shahid February 10, 2024 4:10 PM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi was speaking during the discussion on the construction of the historic Ram Temple and Pran Pratishta in Lok Sabha.
Joy Pillai February 1, 2024 7:31 AM IST
Gyanvapi Case: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi stated that the verdict given by the Varanasi court, that the Hindu side to offer prayers inside the mosque, is completely wrong and it is the violation of Places of Worship Act 1991.
India.com News Desk December 25, 2023 5:10 PM IST
Earlier this month, Siddaramaiah announced on Friday that his government would withdraw the hijab ban order imposed by the BJP, emphasizing that no politics should be done regarding people's preferences in clothing and food.
Ananya Srivastava December 3, 2023 3:35 PM IST
Congress is headed for a clear victory in the Telangana Assembly Election 2023. Take a look at the possible reasons of the failure of 'Owaisi Magic' in the state polls..
Gazi Abbas Shahid November 11, 2023 6:36 PM IST
The cutouts, which showed PM Modi holding the proverbial strings of Owaisi and KCR, have been installed by the Telangana Congress in Hyderabad ahead of the PM's visit.
Joy Pillai September 25, 2023 8:28 AM IST
The AIMIM chief challenged Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to contest elections from Hyderabad and not Wayanad in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.
Abhijeet Sen September 18, 2023 11:19 PM IST
AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi says that he is not in the INDIA Alliance and does not care about it.
Tahir Qureshi May 20, 2023 4:19 PM IST
Interestingly, he also pulled in Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Better Than Cash Alliance.
Harshit Mehta February 20, 2023 4:19 PM IST
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owiasi on Monday expressed concerned over his security, a day after his house was allegedly vandalised by a group of miscreants in the national capital. He said, If Junaid and Naseer could be burnt alive then who am I?" Watch this video to know more.
Tahir Qureshi December 4, 2022 11:54 PM IST
Along with this, he also fiercely targeted Asaduddin Owaisi and Arvind Kejriwal.
Tahir Qureshi October 22, 2022 4:00 PM IST
India-Pakistan T20 World Cup Match: Asaduddin Owaisi, the President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) made a big statement just a few hours before the much-awaited India-Pakistan T20 World Cup match.
India.com News Desk July 31, 2022 11:33 PM IST
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi launched a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi-led central government at a talk show in Jaipur on Sunday.
India.com News Desk June 29, 2022 5:56 PM IST
Condemning the barbaric act, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said, "taking law into your own hands is highly condemnable, regrettable and un-Islamic".
India.com News Desk June 29, 2022 2:48 PM IST
The move will make Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD the single largest party in Bihar, leaving behind the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
India.com News Desk June 28, 2022 7:35 PM IST
He said that his party's consistent stand is to oppose any form of violence and that no one can take the law into their own hands. He also demanded that the state government takes the strictest possible action against the perpetrators of the crime.
India.com News Desk June 9, 2022 12:50 PM IST
Prophet Row: Reports claimed that the duo (Asaduddin Owaisi and Yati Narsinhanand) have been named in one of the 2 FIRs filed by Delhi Police which also include names of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, Naveen Kumar Jindal, Shadab Chauhan, Saba Naqvi, Maulana Mufti Nadeem, Abdur Rehman and Gulzar Ansari.
India.com News Desk May 28, 2022 10:16 PM IST
Katiyar said that the entry of Muslims into Gyanvapi should be completely banned. Calling AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi a lunatic, Katiyar said that he be thrown out of the country.
India.com News Desk May 16, 2022 3:09 PM IST
Taking to Twitter, the AIMIM chief shared a video, wherein he can be heard saying that Muslims in the country have lost Babri Masjid, but they will not lose another mosque. He captioned the video ---"Gyanvapi masjid, masjid thi, aur qayamat tak rahegi Insha'Allah (Gyanvapi masjid was a mosque and will remain till eternity)."
India.com News Desk May 7, 2022 8:55 AM IST
Earlier on Thursday, Hyderabad's Saroornagar police arrested two relatives of Ashrin Sulthana alias Pallavi for their involvement in the murder of Billipuram Nagaraju.
India.com News Desk April 29, 2022 6:05 PM IST
Owaisi was addressing a group of people after offering namaz in Hyderabad.
India.com News Desk April 20, 2022 7:39 PM IST
The Hyderabad MP also attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and demanded that the Delhi CM must clarify his "dubious role".
India.com News Desk February 9, 2022 8:15 PM IST
Earlier, Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said India was 'violating Muslim girls' human rights by depriving them of education'.
India.com News Desk February 7, 2022 4:16 PM IST
On February 4, the Centre had accorded 'Z' category of security to the AIMIM Chief following a firing incident that occurred when he was returning to Delhi from Meerut.
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