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JAVED AHMED KHAN

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Minister of Disaster management of West Bengal

NAME – Javed Ahmed Khan

PROFESSION– Social worker, businessman and Politician

BORN – 31/08/1956.

AGE – 64 years

PLACE OF BIRTH – Kolkata, India

FATHER’S NAME – Late Karim Baksh Khan

SPOUSE – Rafat Javed

SPOUSE’ PROFESSION – Social worker and businesswoman

EDUCATION – Graduate; B.Com

POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY– All India Trinamool Congress

CONSTITUENCY – Kasba

Email[email protected]

REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT– N/A

AWARDS – N/A

BACKGROUND

Javed Ahmed Khan was born in Kolkata to Late Karim Baksh Khan on 31st August, 1956. He is a B.Com graduate from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata in 1978 and is a social worker and has a business apart from career as a politician. His wife’s name is Rafat Javed who is also a social worker and businesswoman.

He is a member of the political party All India Trinamool Congress. He served as a councillor of ward no. 66 from 1995 to 2010 and became head of opposition in 2005 and currently is Minister for Disaster Management of West Bengal.

MAJOR INITIATIVES-

Taken steps for better and prompt response to disasters and public safety by officials.

Taken steps to for better execution of Disaster Management Act, 2005.

CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD

(2000 – 2005) Mayor in council of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation

(2006 – 2011) MLA from Ballygunge constituency of West Bengal

(2011 – incumbent) Minister for Disaster Management of West Bengal

(2011 – incumbent) MLA from Kasba constituency of West Bengal

CONTROVERSIES/CASES

Zero criminal convictions

Cognizance taken in two cases –

Case no.C-6679/08, an application was filed under IPC sections193, 463, 465, 471 and 420 before the Hon’ble High Court of Calcutta, the matter was dismissed with the observation that, the points taken therein are matter of defense. Cognizance taken on 15/09/2008.

Case No.-GR.1092/07, was filed under IPC sections143, 448, 186 and 506. No appeal was filed later. Cognizance Date – 25/04/2008.

Last updated on 19-07-2021

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