Chaudhary Khurshid Ahmed is confirmed dead at the age of 85.
Chaudhary was best known as a Indian politician.
Chaudhary

Khurshid Ahmed
Born
Khurshid Ahmed

(1934-06-20) 20 June 1934 (age 85)
Died17 February 2020(2020-02-17) (aged 85)
Nationality India
Citizenship India
EducationBA, MA, LLB
Alma materDelhi University
OccupationPolitician and Lawyer
Years active1961 - date
Home townHaryana
Political partyINC, (Indian National Congress)
Spouse(s)Firdos Begum
Children4
Parent(s)Chaudhary Kabir Ahmed and Faizan Begum
Chaudhary Khurshid Ahmed (20 June 1934 - 17 February 2020) was a practicing lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and a politician who served as the Member of Parliament from Faridabad, Haryana. He was elected as MLA to the Punjab and Haryana assembly five times, and also represented Faridabad constituency as a Member of Parliament.
Contents
1 Early life
2 Personal life
3 Political career
4 References
Early life
Khurshid Ahmed was born to Chaudhary Kabir Ahmed and Faizan Begum. After independence, his father was twice elected to Haryana assembly.
Personal life
Khurshid Ahmed married Firdos Begum in 1961. He had three sons and one daughter - Aftab Ahmed, Mehtab Ahmed, Anjum Ahmed and Rukhsana. Aftab Ahmed was elected as MLA from Nuh, Mewat on the ticket of Congress Party and was an ex-Cabinet minister of Haryana. He was Vice-President of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee. Mehtab Ahmed is practicing lawyer, while youngest son Anjum Ahmed is Practicing lawyer in High Court of Punjab & Haryana.
Political career
He was elected to the state assembly five times and twice represented the Faridabad constituency Lok Sabha as well.
1962
Punjab Legislative Assembly
1968
Haryana Legislative Assembly (Cabinet Minister)
1977
Haryana Legislative Assembly
1979 - 82
Cabinet Minister
1982 - 84
Deputy Chairman, Planning Board
1987
Haryana Legislative Assembly
1988
Lok Sabha
1996
Haryana Legislative Assembly
He also served the party at different levels:
1972 - 75
General Secretary, Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee
1985 - 86
Vice President, Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee
1997 - 2000
President District Congress Committee, Gurgaon
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