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Aziz Qureshi
अज़ीज़ क़ुरैशी
Governor of Uttarakhand
Incumbent
Assumed office
15 May 2012
Preceded by Margaret Alva
Acting Governor of Uttar Pradesh
In office
17 Jun 2014 – 17 July 2014
Preceded by B. L. Joshi
Succeeded by Ram Naik
Personal details
Born (1940-02-03) 3 February 1940 (age 74)
Bhopal
Nationality Indian
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Unmarried
Children NA
Residence Raj Bhavan, Uttarakhand, New Cantt. Road, Dehradun 248003
Alma mater Agra University
Vikram University
Bhopal University
Profession Lawyer
Religion Islam

Aziz Qureshi (Hindi: अज़ीज़ क़ुरैशी) is the incumbent Governor of Uttarakhand.[1] He has also served as the acting governor of Uttar Pradesh .[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Governor: Raj Bhavan, Uttarakhand, India". governoruk.gov.in. 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012. "15 May 2012 onwards Governor of Uttarakhand." 
  2. ^ "Centre in a hurry, but Governors won’t quit". Hindu. The Hindu. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 

Joined Congress Seva Dal in 1951 as a School student. General Secretary of Student Congress, 1954. Founder Member and First General Secretary of Indian Youth Congress, Bhopal -1959. Was among the one hundred Congress workers selected by Late Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the then Congress President. Selected worker for A.I.C.C. Cooperative Training in 1959 and worked as AICC cooperative organiser in Madhya Pradesh. Secretary, Madhya Pradesh Congress Election Committee(1980). Founder member, Indian Youth Congress and its First General Secretary in Bhopal. Secretary, Transport and Reception Committee, All India Congress Seva Dal Rally at Bhopal (1959). General Secretary, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee, 1977-82; General Secretary, Madhya Pradesh Congress Election Committee, 1980 (appointed by Mrs. Indira Gandhi to recommend candidates for both Lok Sabha & Assembly Election from Madhya Pradesh)

Chairman, Madhya Pradesh State Fisheries Development Corporation, Bhopal, (1981-84); with status of Cabinet Minister. General Secretary, Friends of Soviet Union Madhya Pradesh Branch. Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy with status of Cabinet Minister. Vice Chairman of All India Taraqqi-e-Urdu Board, New Delhi.

Founder Vice Chairman of National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (Minister of HRD, Govt of India is ex-officio Chairman of both the above Committees). Chairman, Govt. of India’s Urdu University Committee for the establishment of Central Urdu University in India. Member - (i)Court, Aligarh Muslim University (ii) Executive Council, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi (Central University) (iii) Court, Central University, Andhra Pradesh (iv) Madhya Pradesh State 20-Point Programme Committee,(v) Bar at the Madhya Pradesh High Court. Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, (1972-77). Minister in the Government of Madhya Pradesh for (i) Irrigation and Power ( 1972-75), (ii) Education and Endowments (1976-77). Imprisoned in (i) February, 1978 for taking part in official party movement against Janata Party rule (ii) during the Narvada Andolan and (iii) for organising a demonstration against the arrest of late Shrimati Indira Gandhi. Member, AICC since 1972, General Secretary, M.P.C.C. and M.P.C.C. (I) (1977-80).

Incharge, Publicity and Public Relations Department, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (1961-62). Elected Member of Parliament of 8th Lok Sabha Congress (I) from Satna, Madhya Pradesh in 1984. Head of the Department of Political Science for 9 years and Principal, Aurobindo Arts and Law College, Bhopal for one year. 22 June - 22 July, 2014 Governor of Uttar Pradesh. 15 May 2012 onwards Governor of Uttarakhand.


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Preceded by
Margaret Alva
Governor of Uttarakhand
15 May 2012 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
B. L. Joshi
Governor of Uttar Pradesh
17 Jun 2014 (acting) – 17 July 2014
Succeeded by
Ram Naik



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Times of India
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:03:48 -0700

NEW DELHI: Home secretary Anil Goswami has accused Uttarakhand governor Aziz Qureshi of "suppressing material facts" on vital counts in his petition in the Supreme Court seeking to restrain the Centre from sacking him after the change of regime.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:00:23 -0700

Dehradun: Calling for concerted efforts to check incidents of cancer, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has said governments should bear the expenses for treatment of poor affected by the dreaded disease. Qureshi was speaking at a conference on ...

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Indian Express
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:16:54 -0700

Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that he had, with authority and justification, “suggested” to Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi that he should consider resigning on his own since his actions were not “behoving the ...

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Times of India
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:26:15 -0700

DEHRADUN: Strongly criticising the state government for ignoring Sanskrit, which has been accorded the status of second official language, governor Aziz Qureshi on Wednesday said that the successive chief ministers Vijay Bahuguna and Harish Rawat ...
 
Zee News
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:41:15 -0700

Dehradun: Describing Sanskrit as the mother of many Indian languages which has influenced almost all the languages of the world, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi today said there is a need to revive it and restore its original status of being the ...
 
Business Standard
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:08:54 -0700

Taking strong exception to being publicly blamed for the delay in non-appointment of vice-chancellor (VC) of Pant Nagar Agricultural University, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Thursday said it was not fair to hold him responsible for this and ...
 
Daily Bhaskar
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:18:45 -0700

Dehradun: Movement to propagate Sanskrit language is gaining momentum. A committee of vice chancellors of different universities to propagate Sanskrit language across country was announced by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi. The Governor on ...
 
Outlook
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:18:45 -0700

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi today refuted newspaper reports attributing to him a statement in which he had purportedly said that the post of Governor is Constitutional and he cannot be removed from it in an "unjust way". Terming the statements ...
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