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Idris Ali

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Idris Ali
ইদ্রিশ আলি
Idris Ali, March 2023
Member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly
In office
6 May 2021 – 16 February 2024
Preceded byMahasin Ali
In office
Preceded byHaider Aziz Safwi
Succeeded byBidesh Ranjan Bose
ConstituencyUluberia Purba
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
16 May 2014 – 23 May 2019
Preceded byHaji Sk. Nurul Islam
Succeeded byNusrat Jahan
Personal details
Born(1950-12-30)30 December 1950
West Bengal, India
Died16 February 2024(2024-02-16) (aged 73)
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress
Other political
Indian National Congress
ResidenceKolkata, India[1]
EducationBSc, L.L.B
Alma materSt. Paul's Cathedral Mission College -(BSc),
Surendranath Law College -(LL.B)
ProfessionLawyer, politician

Idris Ali (30 December 1950 – 16 February 2024) was an Indian politician who was a Member of Parliament for the 16th Lok Sabha from Basirhat, West Bengal. He won the 2014 Indian general election as an Trinamool Congress candidate.

Ali began his political career with Indian National Congress. For a long time he was the state chairman of the Congress Minority Cell. In the 2014 Indian general election, he was elected as a member of parliament from the Basirhat seat on a Trinamool Congress ticket. He won by defeating a candidate of Communist Party of India (CPI) by a margin of 109,000 votes.[2]

Ali died on 16 February 2024 due to different illnesses. He was 73 years old at the time of his death. He was previously diagnosed with COVID-19 but had recovered.[3]


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  1. "Loksabha 2014". National election watch.
  2. "Eight Muslim MPs from West Bengal". TwoCircles.net. 18 May 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2024.
  3. "TMC MLA Idris Ali dies from illness". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 16 February 2024.