Born on May 13, 1969, Asaduddin Owaisi is an Indian politician, who is the President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. He is a three-time Member of Parliament (MP), representing the Hyderabad constituency in Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament. Owaisi made his political debut in 1994 in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election. Contesting from the Charminar constituency which his party has been winning since 1967, he defeated his nearest rival a breakaway party Majlis Bachao Tehreek's candidate by a margin of 40 thousand votes. In 2004 election, he was succeeded by Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri as the member of the Assembly from the constituency. The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) will contest only eight seats in Hyderabad out of the total 119 in the forthcoming Telangana elections, a senior party leader said on condition of anonymity.read more
AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi in an exclusive conversation with India TV after Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) results said that he salutes to the people of the old city who stood by the composite culture of the city and did not fall for Hindu-Muslim divide. In the GHMC polls, TRS emerged as the single largest party with 55 seats, BJP saw a huge jump in its seats from 4 to 48 while AIMIM bagged 44 seats.
Elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation will be held on December 1. The counting of votes for the poll would be taken up on December 4. There are 150 wards in all in the corporation, and the mayor’s post is reserved for a woman this time.
Hyderabad is considered a bastion of the Owaisi family. Asaduddin Owaisi is representing Hyderabad in the Lok Sabha since 2004. Between 1984 and 2004, his father Salahuddin Owaisi won every general election from the seat.
Ahead of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls, war of words between political competitors is also getting intense in the city. In one such incident, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has hit out at a BJP leader who in a statement talked about conducting a surgical strike in the old city if they wins polls.
AIMIM MLA in Bihar, Akhtarul Iman objected to the word Hindustan while he was administered the oath of office by Protem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi.
Asaduddin Owaisi represents Hyderabad in the Lok Sabha. He was campaigning in his home constituency ahead of Hyderabad municipal corporation election.
With the entry of the AIMIM into West Bengal, equations are likely to change,. Buoyed by the results of Bihar polls, Owaisi had announced that the AIMIM would contest elections in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and other states.
Hyderabad municipal elections 2020: The meeting between Asaduddin Owaisi and Chandrasekhar Rao was held at a time when Telangana state Election Commission is making arrangements for the GHMC polls, which are likely to be held next month
Owaisi, who is also the Member of Parliament from Hyderabad, welcomed the MLAs at his residence by shaking hands and hugging them.
Bihar Assembly Election Result: Seemanchal has a sizeable Muslim population and is considered an RJD-Congress stronghold. But this election, AIMIM of Asaduddin Owaisi has ended up dividing the Muslims votes and hurting the prospects of RJD.
Asaduddin Owaisi disapproved of the acts of violence in the name of religion. He said that those killing innocent people in the name of jihad are against Islam.
Asaduddin Owaisi has claimed that the BJP wants to install its own Chief Minister in Bihar.
Owaisi also hit out at the Congress, saying in Maharashtra it contested polls with All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) but later joined hands with Shiv Sena "demolishers of the Babri mosque" to form a coalition government in the western state.
On the day of the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir', AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said it was the "defeat of democracy" and "success of Hindutva". He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "violated" the oath of the office by laying the foundation stone of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Ahead of the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, considered as the first stepping stone in the final construction of the holy Ram Mandir, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi has sparked a controversy by once again hailing the Babri Masjid. Owaisi tweeted early this morning saying that the Babri Masjid will live forever.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, who was in attendance at the rally reportedly covered his face in reaction to Waris Pathan's comment.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi has said that he who stands up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah will be called the real 'mard-e-mujahid'.
After the shocking incident of firing in Jamia Millia Islamia, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday took to Twitter and accused Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) of instigating the violence in the varsity.
Supreme Court on Wednesday restrained all High Courts from hearing pleas on CAA till it decides petitions. The top court also seeked Union government's response on the new Citizenship law within four weeks. Supreme Court, until then, has refused a stay on the law.
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday condemned the registration of an FIR by Delhi police against "the girl who was injured in the violence" at the Jawaharlal Nehru University instead of booking those who made an attempt to 'kill' her.