Mohammad Akbar Lone

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Mohammad Akbar Lone
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
23 May 2019
Preceded byMuzaffar Hussain Baig
ConstituencyBaramulla
Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly
In office
2009–2013
Succeeded byMubarak Gul
Minister Hr. Education, Government of Jammu & Kashmir
In office
2013–2014
Deputy Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly
In office
2002–2008
Member of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly
In office
2002–2018
Personal details
Born17 February 1947
Naidkhai, Manzpora, sonawari
Political partyJammu and Kashmir National Conference
EducationAligarh Muslim University (B.A. LLB)

Mohammad Akbar Lone (born 17 February 1947) is an Indian politician who serves the state of Jammu and Kashmir and belongs to the National Conference political party. He was elected Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly in 2008. He was made Cabinet Minister in the Omar Abdullah Government on 15 January 2013 and was given portfolio of Minister in-charge of Higher Education.[1][2]

In 2019, he won the Lok Sabha seat from Baramulla, in a four-cornered contest involving the PDP, BJP, Congress and five other candidates.[3]

After the Union government revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, he teamed up with fellow Lok Sabha MP, Justice Hasnain Masoodi, to file a write petition in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the revocation.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 June 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Introducing Omar's New 10 Ministers". Kashmir Life. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Baramulla Election Results, Baramulla Lok Sabha Election Results 2019, Live Polls Coverage, Voting Count of Baramulla". India.com. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  4. ^ Omar Abdullah's NC moves SC challenging Presidential orders on Article 370, The Times of India, 10 August 2019.


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