Sultan Ahmed (politician)

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Sultan Ahmed
MOS for Tourism
In office
16 May 2009  22 September 2012
Member of Parliament
for Uluberia
Assumed office
MLA, 12th Vidhan Sabha
In office
Preceded by Md. Nezamuddin
Succeeded by Mohammed Salim
Constituency Entally
MLA, 10th Vidhan Sabha
In office
Preceded by Md. Nezamuddin
Succeeded by Md. Nezamuddin
Constituency Entally
Personal details
Born (1953-06-06) 6 June 1953
Political party

Trinamool Congress

Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Sajda Ahmed
Children 2 sons
Residence Ripon Street, Kolkata
Alma mater Maulana Azad College (B.A.)
Calcutta University
Profession Politician
Religion Islam

Sultan Ahmed was the Union Minister of State for Tourism in the Manmohan Singh government. He was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency)[1] on a Trinamool Congress ticket.

Ahmed is 56 years old, and is the representative 'minority face' of the Trinamool Congress. He had previously been a 2-time Congress MLA for Entally[2] ( in1987–91 and once again in 1996–2001).

Sultan Ahmed joined the Chatra Parishad (student wing of INC) while studying at Maulana Azad College in 1969 and the Youth Congress in 1973. He was District Secretary of Youth Congress from 1978–80. Sultan Ahmed also was one of the founding-members of Trinamool Congress in 1997. He was earlier secretary of Mohammedan Sporting Club, Kolkata, but his appointment as an acting minister, he has been made President.[3]


  1. "Sultan Ahmed -Profile".
  2. "Thumbnail sketches of ministers of state". new Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. "Md. Sp. posts". The Telegraph, 7 June 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
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