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Haider Aziz Safwi

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Preceded by  Rabindranath Ghosh
Spouse(s)  F Safwi
Residence  Kolkata
Constituency  Uluberia Purba
Preceded by  Shankar Chakrabarthy
Role  Politician
Name  Haider Safwi

Haider Aziz Safwi
Political party  All India Trinamool Congress
Party  All India Trinamool Congress

Succeeded by  Shankar Chakrabarthy
Alma mater  Aligarh Muslim University

Haider Aziz Safwi is an Indian politician and the present Deputy Speaker of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly. He was also a minister in the TMC government's first term in office and held posts like minister for cooperation and inland water transport and minister for correctional administration. he served as director general of police(fire and emergency services),government of West Bengal.he retired in 2005 He is also an MLA, elected from the Uluberia Purba constituency in the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011. As an I.P.S officer, Safwi was respected for his honesty,integrity and fairness. He held important positions like d.g.fire and emergency services,d.g enforcement branch,sp 24parganas(undivided),deputy commissioner detective department(kolkata police) among others. He is a recipient of the presidents police medal for distinguished service and the police medal for meritorious service. Safwi was inspired by Mamata Banerjee's honesty and the service she had rendered to the people,specially the farmers in singur. This was what prompted him to join the party in 2009 post his retirement from the I.P.S. He contested the 2011 assembly elections on a tmc ticket from uluberia purba and won that seat by a margin of over 19000 votes following which he was inducted as a cabinet minister in the Mamata Banerjee government on 20 May 2011.

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Haider Aziz Safwi Wikipedia


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