Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Ansari, Shri Afzal
Constituency   : Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP)
Email Address : afzalansari[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Subhanullah Ansari
Mother's Name Smt. Begum Rabia
Date of Birth 14 Aug 1953
Place of Birth Yusufpur, Distt. Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 26 Oct 1991
Spouse's Name Smt. Farhat Ansari
No.of Daughters 3
Post Graduate
Educated at Post Graduate College, Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Yusufpur Sheikhtola, Jamalpur,
Mohammedabad, Ghazipur- 233 227, Uttar Pradesh
Tels : (05493) 242208,242153
09415020279 (M)
Fax :(05493) 2205634

14-B, Dali Bagh, Tilak Marg,
Hazrat Ganj,
Lucknow-226001, U. P.
Tels : (0522) 2207928, 2205634
07007024528 (M)
Fax : (0522) 2205634
Present Address
22, Janpath,
New Delhi-110001
Positions Held
1985-2001 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Five Terms)
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Chemicals & Fertilizers
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
Member, Central Haj Committee of India
5 Aug. 2007- May 2009 Member, Committee on Chemicals & Fertilizers
12 March 2009 Resigned on 12 March, 2009
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (Two Terms)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Food Processing
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways

Social And Cultural Activities
Organising events like `Holi Milan`, `Id Milan` and `Kavi-Sammelans`, and `Mushairas` to promote social and communal harmony; encouraging the establishment of educational institutions, especially for girl child; Founder and Manager of the M.A. Ansaria Girls Inter College, Yusufpur, Mohammadabad, Ghazipur
Special Interests
Organising poor and weaker sections of the society and making them socially and politically aware; awakening people of every caste, society, section and creed to maintain harmony holding the national interest supreme
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Visiting places of natural beauty; wildlife photography rearing pedigree dogs, Farming using traditional and modern techniques, water conservation etc.
Sports and Clubs
Cricket, chess, badminton; Organising sports tour in rural areas to encourage youth to develop interest in sports
Countries Visited
Mecca & Medina (with Haj Committee), UK (To play cricket as a Parliamentarian)
Other Information
Comes from a family of illustrious Freedom Fighters, Politicians, Soldiers and Barristers. Among his forbears were the Late Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari, President of the Indian National Congress (1926-27); Late Brigadier Usman Ansari, Mahavir Chakra, martyred in action agaisnt Pakistan in 1948; Late Faridul Haque Ansari, former MP, Rajya Sabha and Shaukatullah Ansari, former MP, Rajya Sabha and Governor of Orissa

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