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Dr. Aziz Qureshi

Name Dr. Aziz Qureshi
Date of Birth: 24th April 1940
Address Raj Bhavan, Aizawl
Mizoram 796001
Phone Number 0389-2322262/2323200
Fax No. 0389-2323344


Education M.A.(Political Science), M.A.(Arabic), M.A.(Urdu Lit), LL.B., Ph.D(Political Science), D.Lit (Honoris Causa conferred by Aligarh), Education at Government Hamidia College, Bhopal, Agra University, Agra, Vikram University, Ujjain and Bhopal University, Bhopal.
Permanent Address Zia', Ahmedabad Palace Road, Bhopal (MP)



Position Held

1)Joined Congress Seva Dal in 1951 as a School student.

2)General Secretary of Student Congress, 1954.
3)Founder Member and First General Secretary of Indian Youth Congress, Bhopal -1959.
4)Was among the one hundred Congress workers selected by Late Mrs. Indira  Gandhi, the  then Congress President.
5)Selected worker for A.I.C.C. Cooperative Training in 1959 and worked as AICC cooperative organiser in Madhya Pradesh.
6)Secretary, Madhya Pradesh Congress Election Committee(1980).
7)Founder member, Indian Youth Congress and its First General Secretary in Bhopal.
8)Secretary, Transport and Reception Committee, All India Congress Seva Dal Rally at Bhopal (1959).
9)General Secretary, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee, 1977-82;
10)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)
11)Chairman, Madhya Pradesh State Fisheries Development Corporation, Bhopal, (1981-84); with status of Cabinet Minister.
12)General Secretary, Friends of Soviet Union Madhya Pradesh Branch.
13)Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy with status of Cabinet Minister.
14)Vice Chairman of All India Taraqqi-e-Urdu Board, New Delhi.
15)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).
16)Chairman, Govt. of India's Urdu University Committee for the establishment of Central Urdu University in India.
17)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.
18)Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, (1972-77).
19)Minister in the Government of Madhya Pradesh for (i) Irrigation and Power ( 1972-75), (ii) Education and Endowments (1976-77).
20)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.
21)Member, AICC since 1972, General Secretary, M.P.C.C. and M.P.C.C. (I) (1977-80).
22)Incharge, Publicity and Public Relations Department, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (1961-62).
23)Elected Member of Parliament of 8th Lok Sabha Congress (I) from Satna, Madhya Pradesh in 1984.
24)Head of the Department of Political Science for 9 years and Principal, Aurobindo Arts and Law College, Bhopal for one year.
25)22 June - 22 July, 2014 Governor of Uttar Pradesh(additional charge).
26)15 May 2012 Governor of Uttarakhand.
27)09 January 2015 Governor of Mizoram.

 Countries visited

United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Indonesia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and UAE etc. etc.

Social activities Upliftment of weaker sections of society, particularly rural youth, physically challenged, promotion of adult education etc.
Favourite pastime and recreation Reading, Music, Travelling and Angling.
Special interests Preservation of wild life and forests & collection of Perfumes.
Mission of Life  To wipe out every tear from each eye………… to serve suffering humanity.


Former Governor/Lt Governor

Sl No Name Designation From To
21 Dr. Krishan Kant Paul, IPS (Retd) Governor 16.09.2014 08.01.2015
20 Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal Governor 08.08.2014 28.08.2014
19 Shrimati Kamla Beniwal Governor 09.07.2014 06.08.2014
18 Shri Vakkom B. Purushothaman Governor 02.09.2011 08.07.2014
17 Lt. Gen (Retd) M. M. Lakhera Governor 25.07.2006 01.09.2011
16 Amolak Rattan Kohli Governor 18.05.2001 24.07.2006
15 Shri Ved Prakash Marwah
 (additional charge)
Governor 01.12.2000 17.05.2001
14 Shri A Padmanaban Governor 02.05.1998 30.11.2000
13 Dr A.P.Mukherjee Governor 29.01.1998 01.05.1998
12 12
Shri P.R.Kyndiah
Governor 10.02.1993 28.01.1998
11 Shri Swaraj Kaushal Governor 08.02.1990 09.02.1993
10 Capt W.A.Sangma Governor 21.07.1989 07.02.1990
9 General KV Krishna Rao
 (additional charge)
Governor 01.05.1989 20.07.1989
8 Shri H.Saikia Governor 20.02.1987 30.4.1989
7 Shri H.Saikia Lt Governor 11.12.1986 19.02.1987
6 Shri H.S.Dubey Lt Governor 10.08.1983 10.12.1986
5 Shri S.N.Kohli Lt Governor 16.04.1981 09.08.1983
4 Shri N.P.Mathur Lt Governor 27.09.1977 15.04.1981
3 Shri S.K.Chibber Lt Governor 13.06.1974 26.09.1977
2 Shri S.P.Mukherjee Lt Governor 24.04.1972 12.06.1974
1 Shri S.J.Das Chief Commissioner 21.01.1972 23.04.1972


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