|Preceded by New Constituency|
Preceded by S K Kanta
Party Indian National Congress
Role Indian Politician
Constituency Gulbarga North
Name Qamar Islam
|Preceded by Mohammed Ali Mehtab Ali|
Succeeded by Basavaraj Patil Sedam
Qamar ul islam include awards 2010 11
Qamar ul Islam (27 January 1948 – 18 September 2017), generally referred as Qamar Sab and was given the nickname Sher-e-Karnataka (Tiger of Karnataka), was an Indian politician who was the secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC) and incharge of Kerala state. He was former Member of Parliament. He served as the Cabinet Minister for Housing and Labour, Minister of Municipal Administration, Public Enterprises and Minister of Wakf and was currently the MLA from Gulbarga-North constituency for the state of Karnataka.
- Qamar ul islam include awards 2010 11
- Whole Party Will Support Qamar ul Islams Childrens in Elections 2018 Nawaz Sharif Express News
- Early life and education
- Political career
- Personal life
- Positions held
Whole Party Will Support Qamar ul Islam's Children's in Elections 2018: Nawaz Sharif | Express News
Early life and education
Qamar ul Islam saab was born to Noorul Islam in Gulbarga. He completed his Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from PDA College of Engineering, Gulbarga. He first stood elections in PDA and became the president of the students union, becoming the 1st and last Muslim student to hold the post of students union president in PDA College.
Qamar ul Islam was a 6 time MLA from the state of Karnataka. He started his political career with the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) in 1978 and was elected to Karnataka Legislative Assembly during the terms 1978-83, 1989-1994, 1994-96, 1999-2004, 2008-2013 and 2013-2017. He was Member of Parliament from 1996–1998 and also the cabinet minister for Housing and Labour in the administration led by Chief Minister S.M. Krishna from October 1999 to May 2004 and he also served as cabinet minister for Municipal administration, Public Enterprises, Minority Development and waqf led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah cabinet from May 2013 to June 2016.
He was professionally an engineer, trader and industrialist, social worker, educationist and an avid sportsperson who enjoys cricket and table tennis during his leisure time. Qamar Ul Islam has also chaired numerous charitable trusts.
Islam died on 18 September 2017 at a hospital in Bengaluru due to cardiogenic shock and multi organ failure. He was admitted to the hospital 11 days earlier following cellulitis of the leg. He was buried in the Kalandar Khan cemetary in Gulbarga. His funeral procession was attended by Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, R. Roshan Baig K. Rahman Khan, Mallikarjun Kharge and Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri.