Md Shamsul Hasan Khan

Summary

Md Shamsul Hasan Khan
Member of Indian Parliament
In office
1977–1980
Lok Sabha6th Lok Sabha
Preceded byMohan Swarup
Succeeded byHarish Kumar Gangawar
ConstituencyPilibhit
Personal details
Born (1926-02-13) 13 February 1926 (age 95)
Sherpur Village, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh
Political partyBharatiya Lok Dal
Spouse(s)Razia Bano Begam
ChildrenNo
ResidencePilibhit
Former member of Parliament

Md Shamsul Hasan Khan (born 13 February 1926) was a Member of the Parliament of India in the sixth Lok Sabha, elected from Pilibhit constituency in 1977 as a candidate of the Bharatiya Lok Dal. Khan was son of Mohd. Badrul Hasan Khan, who was the nawab of Sherpur Reasat in the former princely state of Rampur.[1]

Early years

Khan was educated initially at the village school in Sherpur Kalan, of which he later became president. Subsequently, he attended Colonel Brown Cambridge School in Dehradun and then gained a degree from Cambridge University.[1]

Career

Khan joined the Indian National Congress as member of All-India Congress Committee (O) and was president of the District Congress Committee (O) for six years.[1]

He was a prominent agriculturist from Pilibhit, and was also a member of Farmers' forum of India.[1]

He was a renowned social worker in the Pilibhit, known for his support of educational and agricultural development in the Pilibhit District. He experimented and introduced new and scientific methods for the development of agriculture and horticulture, and his movement pioneered rubber plantation in the Tarai area of Pilibhit and Nainital districts.[1]

He was elected as a Member of Parliament for the Sixth Lok Sabha from Pilibhit constituency with 71.32 per cent of the vote as a Bharatiya Lok Dal candidate, defeating a rival representing the Indian National Congress.[citation needed]

Family life

He married Razia Bano Begam. The couple had no children.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "6th Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2014.