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Nationality  Indian
Name  Shaikh Ahmed
Spouse(s)  Rehana Begum
Role  Politician
Residence  Mumbai
Party  Indian National Congress
Religion  Muslim

Shaikh Shamim Ahmed
Born  20 March 1938 (age 77) Sudanipur, Azamgarh district, Uttar Pradesh (1938-03-20)
Political party  Indian National Congress
Children  Ubaid Azam Azmi & Abdul Rehamn

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Shaikh Shamim Ahmed (Marathi मराठी : शेख़ शमीम अहमद Urdu: شیخ شمیم احمد اعظمی, born 20 March 1938) is a politician and social worker from Bombay, India. In 1980, he was elected as an MLA from the Mumbai Chinchpokli Constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate.


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Early life

Shaikh Shamim Ahmed, the son of Shaikh Azizur Rahman, was born into a family of landlords in the small town of Sudanipur (Shudnipur), in Azamgarh district, Uttar Pradesh.


In 1980, Ahmed was elected as an MLA from the Chinchpokli Constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate. He was a Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 1980 to 1985.

Political and social activities

In 1977 at the call of "Jail bharo andolan" (fill up the jails) in support of Indira Gandhi, (former Prime Minister of India) Ahmed took the initiative and courted arrest with 96 supporters at Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. He was sentenced to three days imprisonment and sent to Varanasi Central jail. He contested general elections for the Assembly in 1978 as a Congress (I) candidate.

Positions held

1978-1980 - General Secretary, B.R.C.C.(I) Minority Cell.
1978-1990 - Vice President Bombay Central South District Congress Committee.

Maharashtra Assembly Results 1980

  • Constituency : 25 . CHINCHPOKLI
  • ELECTORS : 115834 VOTERS : 34346 POLL PERCENTAGE : 29.65% VALID VOTES : 33899
  • References

    Shaikh Shamim Ahmed Wikipedia