Najma Heptulla

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Najma Heptulla
Najma A. Heptulla presenting the Badalte Qadam Award to the Cinematographer, Doordarshan, Ms. Jayshree Puri, at the Best Achievers Award Ceremony, organised by the Child Care & Welfare Foundation, in New Delhi (cropped).jpg
16th Governor of Manipur
Assumed office
24 July 2019
PresidentRamnath Kovind
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Chief MinisterNongthombam Biren Singh
Preceded byPadmanabha Acharya
In office
21 August 2016 – 26 June 2019
Chief MinisterOkram Ibobi Singh
Nongthombam Biren Singh
Preceded byV. Shanmuganathan
Succeeded byPadmanabha Acharya
11th Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia
Assumed office
26 May 2017[1][2]
Vice ChancellorTalat Ahmad
Najma Akhtar
Preceded byMohammad Ahmed Zaki
Minister of Minority Affairs
In office
26 May 2014 – 12 July 2016
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byK. Rahman Khan
Succeeded byMukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
In office
25 January 1985 – 20 January 1986
Preceded byShyamlal Yadav
Succeeded byM. M. Jacob
In office
11 November 1988 – 10 June 2004
Preceded byPratibha Patil
Succeeded byK. Rahman Khan
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 2012 – 20 August 2016
ConstituencyMadhya Pradesh
In office
2004-2010
ConstituencyRajasthan
In office
1980-2004
ConstituencyMaharashtra
Personal details
Born (1940-04-13) 13 April 1940 (age 81)
Bhopal, Bhopal State, British India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
(since 2004)
Other political
affiliations
Indian National Congress
(1960s–2004)
Spouse(s)
Akbar Ali Akhtar Heptulla
(m. 1966; died 2007)
Children3
ResidenceRaj Bhavan, Imphal
Alma materVikram University

Najma Akbar Ali Heptulla (born 13 April 1940) is an Indian politician. In July 2019, she became Governor of Manipur. She was also the Chancellor.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Latest News: Latest Latest News - Latest Live News Online - News18". News18. Retrieved 15 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Najma Heptulla appointed as new Jamia Millia Islamia Chancellor - Free Press Journal". 29 May 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Parsai, Gargi (25 April 2012). "New stars in Rajya Sabha, spotlight on Mayawati". The Hindu. New Delhi. Retrieved 25 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)