of Birth : 24th November, 1929
of Birth : Srinagar (Kashmir)
Status : Married- Begum Fatima (Wife)
of Children : Sons (2) and Daughters (3)
of Domicile: Kashmir
Name: Late Haji Mohd. Amin Qureshi
Tongue : Kashmiri
Languages Known: English, Punjabi, Persian, Arabic & Hindi
Background : Early education in Christian Mission Society Hadow Memorial High School ,
from Sri Amar Singh College, Srinagar
M.A. and LL.B. from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Work : took active part in sports in the school as also in the Colleges
Debating Society, S.P.College
Aligarh Muslim University in All India Debates
Distinguished merit certificate in theCollege
Students Cabinet of Aligarh Muslim University Students Union in 1952-54
Law Society, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 1953.
Geographical Society Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 1954
Students Federation, Jammu & Kashmir
Activities : Took active part in converting National conference into National Congress in
Jammu & Kashmir State
the Congress in Kashmir and became Founder President of Jammu & Kashmir National
Life : Was an Advocate in Jammu & Kashmir High Court till he was elected to the Rajya
Sabha from Jammu & Kashmir in 1965
to the Lok Sabha From Anantnag Constituency in 1971 General Election.
to Lok Sabha from Anantnag Constituency in 1977 General election.
held: Union deputy Minister of Commerce from 28-1-66 to 14-2-1969
Deputy Minister for Steel & Heavy Engineering from15-2-69 to 2-5-1971.
Deputy Minister for Railways from 10-10-1974 to March 1977.
of Tourism & Civil Aviation (31-7-79)
in as Governor of Bihar on 19-3-91 and remained upto 13-8-93
in as Governor of Madhya Pradesh on 24.6.93
in as Governor of Uttar Pradesh on May 3, 1996 (Additional Charge)
Travels Abroad: Deputy Leader of Indian Delegation to ECAFE and UNCTAD in Delhi.
Indian in Afro-Asian Islamic Conference in Ban dung in 1984.
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Mauritania as a Member of
Parliamentary Delegation in 1965.
of the India Delegation in the 10th Annual Session of Congress of International
Silk Association at Nice in May, 1966.
Bulgaria and Romania on the eve of Plovdw International Fair and to negotiate and sign
trade agreements in September-October 1966
Japan as Leader of Indian Delegation to the 23rd Session of Economic commission
for Asia and Far East (ECAFE) in April 1967
Australia as Leader of Indian Delegation to ECAFE in April 1968
Visited Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary and Poland as Leader of
Indian Trade Delegation in October 1968
Saudi Arbia as Leader of Indian Haj Delegation and visited Iraq also in January 1973.
Bangla Desh as Leader of Indian Delegation at the Re-opening of the Meghna Bridge built
with Indian assistance in September 1973.
tripoli (Libya) as Leader of Indian Delegation to participate in the National Celebrations
at Algeria in October 1974.
Bahrain, Iraq, Syria and United Arab Amirates as a Special Envoy in July 1975.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai as Minister-in waiting to the President of India in October 1976.
Libya again in 1984 as Special Envoy of the Prime Minister
Iraq in 1989 as a representative of All India Congress Committee.
China in 1990 as a member of the delegation of all India Congress Committee.
Portugal, Trinedad, Chille, Zimbambe as a Member of Presidents Party.
Iran and Turkamanistan in May, 1966 to represent India on therail link ceremony between
Iran and tukamanistan.
Social Activities : Member, All India Congress Committee
President, Crescent Educational Society, New Delhi
: Reading and Golf
Interest : Ancient indian History
in Sports: Cricket, Hockey, golf, Billiards and Cards
: Member, Kashmir golf Club, Srinagar
Amar Singh Club, Srinagar
Delhi Gymkhana Club, New Delhi
Delhi golf club, New Delhi
Badminton Association of India, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) till 1979
Information : Leader of Indian Delegation to the World Urdu Conference held in Mauritius from 6th to 12th
Term of Office