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Arif Mohammad Khan Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 3, 2019

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Short Biography

Arif Mohammad Khan was born on 18-11-1951 in Bulandshahar in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Politician who is appointed Governer of Kerala in Sep 2019.

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Arif Mohammad Khan was educated at Jamia Millia School, Delhi, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and Shia College, Lucknow University. He started his political career as a student leader. He was the President of Aligarh Muslim University Student's Union in the year 1972-73 and also it's honorary Secretary a year earlier (1971-72). He contested the first legislative assembly election from Siyana constituency of Bulandshahar on Bharatiya Kranti Dal party's banner but was defeated. He became a member of the legislative assembly of UP in 1977 at the age of 26.
Khan joined the Indian National Congress party and was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1980 from Kanpur and 1984 from Bahraich. In 1986, he quit the Indian National Congress due to differences over the passage of Muslim Personal Law Bill which was piloted by Rajiv Gandhi in the Lok Sabha. He was against the triple talaq legislation and resigned because of differences with Rajiv Gandhi on this issue. Arif Mohammed Khan joined the Janata Dal and was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 1989. During the Janata Dal rule Khan served union Minister of Civil aviation and Energy. He left the Janata Dal to join the Bahujan Samaj Party and again entered the Lok Sabha in 1998 from Bahraich. Khan held ministerial responsibilities from 1984 to 1990. In 2004, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha election as a BJP candidate that year from Kaisarganj constituency. Khan quit the BJP in 2007 to remain non partisan.
Khan has been deeply involved in writing since his student days. He is the author of the best selling book of the year 2010 Text and Context: Quran and Contemporary Challenges, published by Rupa & Co. Now Arif Mohammad Khan is actively involved in writing articles and columns related to Islam and Sufism. He has advocated abolishing of All India Muslim Personal Law Board. He also supported the Supreme Court of India's judgment in Shah Bano case to make the right to maintenance of a divorced Muslim wife absolute. He was appointed as Kerala's Governor in September 2019.

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Arif Mohammad Khan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His father's name was Asfaq Mohammad Khan. He is married to Reshma Arif.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour White (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Bulandshahr. Barabasti
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
School Jamia Millia School, Delhi
College Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
Shia College, Lucknow University, Lucknow
Qualification B.A.
Hobbies Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 1.5 Crores
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mahindra Scorpio


Favorite Color Green
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actor Salman Khan

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Arif Mohammad Khan

  • He resigned from position of Minister of state protesting against Rajiv Gandhi Congress Government stand on Shah Bano case in 1986.
  • He defended Supreme Court judgment on Shah Bano case in Parliament.
  • He and his wife run the Samarpan for physically challenged people.
  • Arif Mohammad Khan has advocated abolishing of All India Muslim Personal Law Board.
  • He was the chief architect of Triple Talak Bill.

Arif Mohammad Khan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

72 years, 7months, 27 days old age Arif Mohammad Khan will turn 73 on 18 November, 2024. Only 4 months, 2 days, 20 hours,43 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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