Omar Abdullah, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Omar Abdullah

Indian politician

Date of Birth: 10-Mar-1970

Place of Birth: Rochford, England, United Kingdom

Profession: politician

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Omar Abdullah

  • Omar Abdullah (pronunciation ; born 10 March 1970) is an Indian politician and the scion of the Abdullah family, he became the 11th and the youngest Chief Minister of the State of Jammu and Kashmir, after forming a government in coalition with the Congress party, on 5 January 2009.He was the last Leader of opposition in the erstwhile state Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly (Member of the Legislative Assembly from Beerwah constituency of Budgam district) before the assembly was dissolved in 2018 and the state of Jammu & Kashmir ceased to exist as on 6 August 2019. He was a member of 14th Lok Sabha, representing Srinagar constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, India.
  • He was the Union Minister of State for External affairs in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's NDA government, from 23 July 2001 to 23 December 2002.
  • He resigned from NDA government in October 2002 to concentrate on party work.Omar joined politics in 1998, as a Lok Sabha member, a feat he repeated in subsequent three elections and also remained the Union minister; he took on the mantle of National Conference from his father in 2002, though he lost his own seat of Ganderbal during the 2002 state assembly elections, and so did his party, the political mandate; four years later, he contested once again from the same seat and won in the 2008 Kashmir State Elections.

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