Shaikh Shamim Ahmed ex. M.L.A. Photo Gallery
Shaikh Shamim Ahmed
Shaikh Shamim Ahmed (Marathi मराठी : शेख़ शमीम अहमद Urdu : شیخ شمیم احمد اعظمی, born 20 March 1938) is a politician and social worker from Bombay, India. In 1980, he was elected as an MLA from the Mumbai Chinchpokli Constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate.
Shaikh Shamim Ahmed, the son of Shaikh Azizur Rahman, was born into a family of landlords in the small town of Sudanipur, in the district of Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.
In 1980, Ahmed was elected as an MLA from the Mumbai Chinchpokli Constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate. He was a Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 1980 to 1985.
Maharashtra Assembly Results 1980
Constituency : 25 . CHINCHPOKLI
NAME GENDER PARTY VOTES
1. SHAIKH SHAMIM AHMED M INC(I) 17512
2 . KAVISKAR S. T. M INDEPENDENT 9363
3 . SHAMIM AHMED (TARIQ) M INDEPENDENT 5720
4 . KHAN M. N. M JANATA PARTY (SEC) 1304
ELECTORS : 115834 VOTERS : 34346 POLL PERCENTAGE : 29.65% VALID VOTES : 33899
1978-1980 – General Secretary ,B.R.C.C.(I) Minority Cell.
1978-1990 – Vice President Bombay Central South District Congress Comittee.
Political and social activities
In 1977 at the call of “Jail bharo andolan” (fill up the jails) in support of Indira Gandhi, (former Prime Minister of India) Ahmed took the initiative and courted arrest with 96 supporters at Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. He was sentenced to three days imprisonment and sent to Varanasi Central jail. He contested general elections for the Assembly in 1978 as a Congress (I) candidate.
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