|Full name||Mohammed Nawab Malik MyNeta|
|Political Party||• Sanjay Vichar Manch (1984)
• Samajwadi Party (SP) (1994–2004)
• Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) (2001-Present)
|Political Journey||• Joined the Samajwadi Party in 1994
• Elected as an MLA from Nehrunagar Vidhan Sabha seat for the first time in 1996
• Re-elected as an MLA from Nehrunagar Vidhan Sabha seat in 1999
• Joined Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in 2001
• Elected as an MLA from Nehrunagar Vidhan Sabha seat in 2004 and started heading the Ministry of Labour (Maharashtra)
• Elected as an MLA from Anushakti Nagar Assembly seat in 2009
• Named him as the spokesperson of NCP in 2012
• Elected as an MLA from Anushakti Nagar Assembly seat in 2019 and started heading the Ministry of Minority Development and Aukaf Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
• Became Mumbai President of NCP in 2019
|Date of Birth||20 June 1959 (Saturday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||66 Years|
|Birthplace||Dhuswa village of Utraula Tehsil, Balrampur district in eastern Uttar Pradesh|
|Hometown||Dhuswa village of Utraula Tehsil, Balrampur district in eastern Uttar Pradesh|
|School||• Noor Baug Municipal School
• Anjuman Islam High School, CST Road, Mumbai
|College/University||Burhani College, Mumbai|
|Educational Qualification||• 12th pass
• Bachelor of Arts (Dropout) MyNeta
|Religion||Nawab Malik belongs to a Muslim family Hindustan Times|
|Controversies||Corruption Charges (2003)
In 2003, Indian social activist Anna Hazare made allegations of corruption against four ministers of the Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra including Nawab Malik. Anna Hazare alleged that Malik was involved in stopping the reconstruction of the Jariwala Chawl in Mumbai by MHADA to benefit a private builder. To investigate the corruption charges against the four ministers, the P. B. Sawant commission was set up in September 2003. The commission submitted its report in February 2005 formally accusing Nawab Malik, Padmasinh Patil, and Suresh Jain of the charge. Thereafter, he had to resign from the position of Minister of Labour. The Indian Express
Nawab-Patil clash in Deonar (2016)
Accused Anna Hazare of taking money to sit on hunger strikes (2019)
Nawab Malik vs Sameer Wankhede (2021)
Arrested for a 1999 Money Laundering Case (2022)
|Relationships & More|
• Faraz Mailk
• Aamir Malik
• Nilofer Malik
• Sana Malik Shaikh
Note: Nilofer Malik is married to the businessman Sameer Shabbir Khan who was arrested in 2021 by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on the charges of an alleged drugs case. 
|Parents||Father– Haji Malik Mohammed Islam (ragpicker)
Mother– Name Not Known
Note: Haji Malik Mohammed Islam died on 5 March 2015.
|Siblings||Brother– Abdul Rashid Kaptan Malik (Politician)
Sister– Saeeda Khan (Doctor, Politician, Activist)
Note: Kaptan Malik became the municipal councillor of Ward No 170 (L ward) on a ticket from NCP in the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections.
|Car Collection||•’ Skoda
• Maruti Ertiga
• Cash: Rs. 5,51,867
• Deposits in Banks: Rs. 6,96,214
• Bonds, Debentures and Shares in companies: Rs. 1,13,37,412
• LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 5,00,000
• Personal loans/advance given: Rs. 16,41,233
• Motor Vehicles: Rs. 10,98,099
• Jewellery: Rs. 32,43,605
|Net Worth (as of 2019)||Rs. 5,29,39,335 MyNeta|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Nawab Malik
- Nawab Malik is an Indian politician who is the National Spokesperson and Mumbai President of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). In February 2022, Malik made headlines when he was arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) for an alleged money laundering case.
- Hailing from Dhuswa, a village close to the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh, Nawab Malik’s parents relocated to Mumbai for better career opportunities in 1970.
- His father, initially a ragpicker in Mumbai’s notorious neighbourhood Dongri, later ventured into the scrap business with the help of Malik, which flourished over time.
- He actively took part in social reforming activities since his college days.
- In 1979, Malik began his political journey after participating in a protest against a fee hike by the University of Mumbai. His participation in the protest became a turning point in his life, leading him to pursue a career in activism and politics.
- He ventured into politics via Yuva Congress, the youth wing of the Indian National Congress (INC) party. He worked with INC under the leadership of Indian politician Sanjay Gandhi.
- After Sanjay Gandhi’s demise in 1980, his widow, Maneka Gandhi, founded a political party called ‘Sanjay Vichar Manch.’ In the 1984 Indian General elections, Malik contested the elections for the first time from the Mumbai North-East Lok Sabha constituency seat as a candidate of the Sanjay Vichar Manch (SMV). In the elections, Malik lost the polls securing less than 3,000 votes. The seat was won by Congress candidate Gurudas Kamat by a margin of 96,274.
- In 1994, he joined the Samajwadi Party (SP).
- In the 1995 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, Nawab Malik contested the Nehrunagar Assembly seat as a candidate of the Samajwadi Party. In the elections, Malik was defeated by a margin of 14,058 by Suryakant Mahadik (Shiv Sena candidate).
- A year later, a bypoll was declared on the Nehrunagar Assembly seat after the Supreme Court set aside Suryakant Mahadik’s election. In the 1996 Nehrunagar by-election, Malik contest the seat as a Samajwadi Party candidate and got elected as an MLA for the first time.
- In the 1999 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, Nawab Malik contested and won the Nehrunagar Assembly seat as a candidate of the Samajwadi Party, defeating Shiv Sena candidate Manohar Salvi by a margin of 18458 votes. In the elections, he was one of only two SP winners across Maharashtra. In Assembly polls, Samajwadi Party decided to become a part of the coalition government led by Congress and NCP. Samajwadi Party became a part of the coalition government led by Congress and NCP after the assembly polls in which Malik was appointed as a minister of state.
- After being expelled from the Samajwadi Party due to his anti-party activities, he joined the NCP in 2001. Thereafter, Malik served as housing minister in the state cabinet.
- In the 2004 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, Nawab Malik contested and won the Nehrunagar Assembly seat as a candidate of the Nationalist Congress Party, defeating Shiv Sena Suryakant Mahadik by a margin of 30261 votes. In the elections, Vilasrao Deshmukh was elected as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
- As a cabinet minister, Malik headed the Ministry of Labour (Maharashtra) from November 2004 to February 2005 after which he had to resign from the post as he was indicted for corrupt practices. Three years later, he resumed his position as Minister of Labour.
- In the aftermath of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, Ashok Chavan became the Chief Minister of Maharashtra as Vilasrao Deshmukh resigned the office. In Ashok Chavan’s ministry, Malik continued to serve as the head of the Ministry of Labour until 6 November 2009.
- In the 2009 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, Nawab Malik contested and won the Anushakti Nagar Assembly seat as a candidate of NCP, defeating Shiv Sena candidate Tukaram Ramkrishna Kate by a margin of 6825 votes. The elections resulted in the formation of a coalition government of Congress and NCP with Ashok Chavan (of Congress) as the chief minister. In the Second Ashok Chavan ministry, Malik wasn’t appointed as a Cabinet Minister.
- In 2012, Malik became the National Spokesperson of the Nationalist Congress Party.
- In the 2014 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, Nawab Malik contested the Anushakti Nagar Assembly seat as an NCP candidate, but he was defeated by the Shiv Sena candidate Tukaram Ramkrishna Kate by a margin of 1007 votes.
- In the 2019 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, Nawab Malik contested and won the Anushakti Nagar Assembly seat as an NCP candidate by defeating the Shiv Sena candidate Tukaram Ramkrishna Kate by a margin of 12751 votes.
- After the elections, a coalition government called Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) was formed by the alliance of Shiv Sena, NCP, INC, with the support of the Samajwadi Party, PWPI, Prahar Janshakti Party, and several other political parties including Independent MLAs. In the MVA government, Malik served as the head of the ‘Ministry of Minority Development and Aukaf’ and the ‘Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship’ from 30 December 2019 to 27 March 2022.
- As a guardian minister, he was allocated two districts, Parbhani and Gondia, where he oversaw the implementation of government policies from 9 January 2020 to 27 March 2022.
- In 2019, he became the Mumbai President of the Nationalist Congress Party.
- After his arrest in the Money Laundering Case of 1999, NCP decided to keep Nawab Malik as a minister but took away his portfolios.
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