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Shri M. J. Akbar
M. J. Akbar
yoursevak February 22, 2018

Shri M. J. Akbar

M.-J.-Akbar

Shri M. J. Akbar

Member Of Parliament(RAJYA SABHA)

  • Date of Birth: 11 January 1951
  • Birth Place:Telinipara , Distt. Hooghly (West Bengal)
  • Education:B.A. (Hons.) Educated at Presidency College, Kolkata
  • Spouse:Shrimati Mallika Akbar
  • Father’s Name:Shri Sheikh Akbar Ali
  • Mother’s Name:Shrimati Imtiaz Akbar
  • Party:Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Childrens:One Son and One Daughter
  • Elected From:Madhya Pradesh
  • 1976 Editor, Sunday
  • 1982 Editor, The Telegraph
  • 1989 –1991 Member, Ninth Lok Sabha
  • 1991-1993 Adviser, Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • 1994 Editor, The Asian Age
  • 2002 – 2012 Editorial Director, India Today
  • July 2015 Elected to Rajya Sabha (resigned w.e.f. 17 June 2016)
  • 2015 – June 2016 Member, Committee on Coal and Steel
  • March 2016 – May 2016 Member, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill,
  • 2016 May 2016 – June 2016 Member, Committee on Petitions
  • June 2016 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
  • 5 July 2016 onwards Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

30/06/2016 – 29/06/2022

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