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August 11, 2015 02:19 PM
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) of Asaduddin Owaisi may be planning to contest the Bihar assembly election. To begin with, he wil..... Read More
July 25, 2015 09:55 AM
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi, whose comments on the imminent hanging of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Me..... Read More
March 03, 2015 11:35 AM
"If the Muslim community in India want any special treatment as Muslims, they should go to Pakistan," the Shiv Sena said in Mumbai on Tues..... Read More
February 05, 2015 10:55 AM
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday made an impassioned plea to the government to give reservatio..... Read More

Asaduddin Owaisi Factsheet

Full Name Asaduddin Owaisi
Political PartyAll India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen
ConstituencyHyderabad, Telangana
Date of Birth13 May, 1969
Place of Birth Hyderabad, Telangana (erstwhile Andhra Pradesh)
Father's NameSultan Salahuddin Owaisi
Mother's NameNajamunnisa
Religion Islam
EducationBachelor of Arts from Osmania University, L.L.B from London and Barrister-at-Law (Lincolns Inn), England
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse's NameFarheen Owaisi
Children4 daughters
Profession before joining politicsAdvocate
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Important positions held by Asaduddin Owaisi

  • 1994-2003: Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly representing Charminar assembly constituency
  • 2004- till date: Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) representing Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency
  • 2004-2006: Member, Committee on Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme; Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
  • 2006-2007: Member, Standing Committee on Defence
  • 2009-2014: Member, Committee on Defence; Member, Committee on Ethics


  • Owaisi was booked for charges of manhandling the Medak district collector in 2005.
  • He was remanded to judicial custody for 14 days in 2013 over a case related to the MIM's protest against mosque demolition for a road-widening project.
  • In 2009, the Election Commission of India registered a case against Owaisi for chasing and beating up a polling agent of Telugu Desam Party (TDP).
  • In 2013, he was detained for organising a rally without taking permission and carrying a gun without license.
  • In 2014, Owaisi reportedly delivered a hate speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi while seeking the Muslim community's support.
  • In 2016, while addressing a public rally in Maharashtra, Owaisi said that he would never say 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' (Hail mother India) in response to RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat's comment that the new generation should be taught to chant that slogan to express their love for their country.
Last Updated on 26 June, 2017.

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