About Asaduddin Owaisi


Asaduddin Owaisi (born 13 May 1969) is an Indian politician, who is the President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. He is a three-times Member of Parliament (MP), representing the Hyderabad constituency in Lok Sabha, the Lower House of the Indian Parliament. He was honoured with Sansad Ratna Award for overall best performance in 15th Lok Sabha in 2014.He was honoured with several national and international awards earlier as well for his performance in the lower house of Parliament.

Asaduddin Owaisi was born in Hyderabad, Telangana (former undivided Andhra Pradesh). His father Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi was also a politician from Hyderabad,for six consecutive terms. His mother’s name is Najamunnisa. Owaisi studied at the Hyderabad Public School and the St. Mary’s Junior College, Hyderabad. He graduated as a Bachelor of Arts from the Nizam College, Osmania University. His married to¬†Farheen Owaisi and they have¬†four children.

He later went to London, where he studied L.L.B, and Barrister-at-Law (Lincolns Inn), England. He is often referred as Naqeeb-e-Millat (“Leader of the community”) by his supporters. He has two younger brothers, Akbaruddin Owaisi and Burhanuddin Owaisi. Akbar is the member of the Telangana Legislative Assembly from the Chandrayangutta Assembly constituency, while Burhanuddin is the editor of the local Urdu daily “Etemad”.