|Name Nafis Fathima|
Nafis Fathima (born 6 April 1963) is a Syndicate Member of the Bangalore University  and Secretary of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee from 2009 to July 2017. She was the President of Karnataka Cancer Society for two terms, (an NGO working for the early detection and cure of Cancer by conducting various camps, talks etc. for the underprivileged) and an activist of the Indian National Congress. She had been the General Secretary of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee from 1999 to 2002.
Nafis Fathima was born in Bangalore and she completed her Bachelor's in Science from Nijalingappa College of Arts, Science & Commerce where she was a student leader. She later did her Master's in Arts with Political Science as her subject.
She was married to Mr. Noor Ahamed Shariff on 9 January 1983 and has one son.
She had entered active politics in the year 1990, when she had contested to the elections of the Bangalore City Corporation thereafter she has been actively participating in the activities of the Indian National Congress in Karnataka beginning from the block level as the President of the Women's wing and became the state General Secretary (KPCC) under the President-ship of Mr. S.M. Krishna. She has held various positions of the party, and is now the Secretary of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee.
She has held various other positions like the Member of Board of Management of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur and Bangalore, Karnataka and Vice-President of the Karnataka State Industrial Bank Ltd., Member of Programme Committee, Doordarshan, Bangalore, Member of ZRUCC, Southern Railways, Member of Advisory Committee, All India Radio, and Member of the Family Planning Association of India.