Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Barq, Shri Shafiqur Rahman
Constituency   : Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name     : Samajwadi Party(SP)
Email Address : ziasb133[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Shri Hafiz Abdur Rahman
Mother's Name Smt. Hazra Begum
Date of Birth 11 Jul 1930
Place of Birth Deepa Sarai, Sambhal, Distt. Sambhal (UP)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 15 Mar 1948
Spouse's Name Late Smt. Queresha Begum
No. of Sons 1
Educated at Agra University, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Profession Businessperson
Social Worker
Permanent Address
Barq Manzil, Deepa Sarai, Sambhal,
Distt-Sambhal-244302 (UP)
Tels. (05923) 232786, 09412235786, 09868180591(M)
Present Address
7, Pandit Pant Marg
New Delhi-110001
Positions Held
1974,1977,1985 & 1989 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Four Terms)
1990-91 Cabinet Minister, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
1993 - 94 General-Secretary, Samajwadi Party , Uttar Pradesh
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce
1998 -99 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development and its Sub Committee-I on Urban Affairs and Employment
Member, Joint Committee on the functioning of Wakf Boards
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
15 Apr. 2009 Resigned on 15 April, 2009
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Labour
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs and Corporate Affairs
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (5th term)
13 Sept. 2019 - 12 Sept. 2020 Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
09 Oct. 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
13 Sept. 2020 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Established a National Library at Sambhal in Moradabad; Founder and Life Member, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Post-Graduate College, Sambhal (also Convenor, Urdu Department of the College); Organiser, All India Mushaira in 1957, 1958 and 1959; President, Jannat Nishan High School, Sambhal
Special Interests
Politics and free public service; Upliftment of the poor and the backward; spreading education and protection of the rights of Muslims and other minorities
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Shayri, reading books and doing constructive social work in the field of education and politics
Sports and Clubs
Former Hockey player
Countries Visited
Belgium; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to 101st Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference, Brussels April, 1999; Rome (Italy), Saudi Arabia, Turkey, U.A.E. in 2010
Other Information
Convenor, Babri Masjid Action Committee; Member, Haj Committee of India, 1998-99 and 2004-2009; launched a movement for the sake of Babri Masjid on democratic and constitutional lines in 1986; imprisoned in District Jail Moradabad under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (M.I.S.A.); and DIR as political prisoner, 1975-77; Chairman and Founder Trusty, BARQ Education and Science Trust, Delhi

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