Mateen Ahmed

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Chaudhary Mateen Ahmed

Member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly
for Seelampur
In office
1993–2015
Preceded byN/A
Succeeded byMohammad Ishraque
Personal details
Born (1958-11-05) 5 November 1958 (age 63)
Todarpur Village, Ghaziabad District, Uttar Pradesh
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Suraiya Begum
ChildrenThree Sons
ParentsChaudhary Mehfooz Ali
ResidenceChauhan Bangar, New Seelampur, Delhi
ProfessionBusinessman

Chaudhary Mateen Ahmed (born 5 November 1958) is an Indian politician from Delhi belonging to the Indian National Congress (INC). He is a Member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly from Seelampur Vidhan Sabha constituency. He was reelected in 2013 as an M.L.A from Seelampur constituency, defeating Kaushal Kumar Mishra (BJP) by 21,728 votes.[1]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Mateen was born on 5 November 1958 to Chaudhary Mehfooz Ali at Todarpur Village, Ghaziabad District, Uttar Pradesh.[2] In 1976, he completed his graduation (B.A.) from Kishan Degree College, Simbhawali, Meerut University.[3]

Political career[edit | edit source]

Vidhan Sabha elections[edit | edit source]

He was elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1993 from Seelampur constituency in Delhi under Janata Dal, defeating Jai Kishan DassGupta (BJP) by 1,438 votes.[4] In 1996, he left Janata Dal and joined the Congress party, but during the 1998 Delhi Assembly election, he was denied a ticket by the INC,[5] so he ran as an independent candidate and defeated Data Ram (BJP) by 16,375 votes, thus improving his tally.[6] In 2003 and 2008, he was elected again for the Third and Fourth Legislative Assembly of Delhi on the Congress ticket, defeating Sanjay Kumar Jain (BJP) by 21,712 votes and Sita Ram Gupta (BJP) by 26,277 votes respectively.[7][8]

2013 elections[edit | edit source]

In 2013, he was elected again for the Fifth Legislative Assembly of Delhi, defeating Kaushal Kumar Mishra (BJP) by 21,728 votes.[9] Mateen Ahmed was selected as a pro tem speaker of the Delhi assembly, 2013.[10]

Delhi Wakf council[edit | edit source]

He was elected as a chairman of the Delhi Wakf Board in November 2004, succeeding Haroon Yusuf. In 2009, he was re-elected again for the chairman of the Delhi Wakf Board.[11]

Position held[edit | edit source]

Year Description
1993 Elected to 1st Delhi Assembly
  • Member, Committee on Welfare of SC/ST & OBC (1994-1998)[12]
1998 Elected to 2nd Delhi Assembly (2nd term)
  • Member, Committee on Question & Reference (1999-2002)[13]
  • Member, Committee on Welfare of SC/ST & OBC (2002-2003)[14]
2003 Elected to 3rd Delhi Assembly (3rd term)
  • Chairman, Committee on Papers Laid on the table (2004-2009)[15]
  • Member, Committee on Question & Reference (2004-2009)[16]
  • Member, Committee on Government Undertaking (2006-2009)[17]
2008 Elected to 4th Delhi Assembly (4th term)
  • Chairman, Committee on Estimates (2009-2010)[18]
  • Member, Committee on Question & Reference (2009-2010)[19]
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (2009-2010)[20]
  • Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the table (2009-2010)[21]
2013 Elected to 5th Delhi Assembly (5th term)

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Mateen has been married to Suraiya Begum; they have three sons.[2] He owns 2 restaurants at EDM Mall, Kaushambi and Ashok Vihar and also a garment showroom in Noida & his younger son working with Zee Media.[22]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Delhi Assembly Election Results (70/70)". The Times of India. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "MLA's Particulars : Mateen Ahmed". Delhi Govt. Delhi Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  3. "Know Your MLA : Mateen Ahmed". Myneta.info. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  4. "Statistical Report on General Election, 1993 : To The Legislative Assembly of NCT Delhi" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  5. "Popularity of Mateen Ahmed seems to be waning in Seelampur, but he may still win". twocircles.net. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  6. "Statistical Report on General Election, 1998 : To The Legislative Assembly of NCT Delhi" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  7. "Statistical Report on General Election, 2003 : To The Legislative Assembly of NCT Delhi" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  8. "Statistical Report on General Election, 2008 : To The Legislative Assembly of NCT Delhi" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  9. "2013 Election Results : The Legislative Assembly of NCT Delhi". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 December 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  10. "Seelampur MLA Mateen Ahmed is Delhi's pro-tem speaker". IANS. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  11. Delhi Wakf Board : Chairman Archived 30 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  12. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/C_SC_ST.htm
  13. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/QARC.htm
  14. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/C_SC_ST.htm
  15. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/PAPER_LAID_C.htm
  16. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/QARC.htm
  17. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/COGU.htm
  18. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/COE.htm
  19. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/QARC.htm
  20. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/C_O_PRIV.htm
  21. http://delhiassembly.nic.in/PAPER_LAID_C.htm
  22. "Chaudhry Mateen Ahmed: Congress". Hindustan Times. 25 October 2008. Archived from the original on 5 November 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014.