Assam Legislative Assembly

Governor of Assam (July - Dec., 2009)

Syed Sibtey Razi
Governor of Assam
NameSyed Sibtey Razi
Father's NameLate Syed Wirasat Husain
Date of Birth7th March 1939
Place of BirthJais, Distt.- Rai Bareli (U.P.)
Educational QualificationB.Com, L.L.B.
Educated at Husainabad Higher Secondary School, Shia College and Lucknow University, Lucknow
Positions Held His Excellency, Shri Syed Sibtey Razi was the Governor of Jharkhand from 10th December 2004. to 25th July, 2009 In between, he also discharged the duties of Governor of Orissa from Ist July to 19th July 2008 in addition to Governor of Jharkhand.
 His Excellency, Shri Syed Sibtey Razi was nominated as Leader of Haj Goodwill Delegation - 2008 by Govt. of India.
 He has been a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) for three terms and Member of Legislative Council of Uttar Pradesh for three years totaling 18 years.
1980 - 1985 Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
1988 - 1992 & Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
1992 - 1998 Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
 1985 - 1988 Member of Legislative Council of U.P.
 His Excellency has been Union Minister of State for Home Affairs from 1995 - 1996.
 His Excellency was Vice-Chairman, Rajya Sabha (Panel of Presiding Officers) during 1993-1995.
 His Excellency was Deputy Leader of Congress Party in Parliament during 1993-1995.
 His Excellency was Chairman, Joint Standing Committee of Parliament attached to the Ministry of Science & Technology, Environment and Forest 1992-1995.
 His Excellency was Chairman, Joint Select Committee of Parliament on Copy Right Amendment Bill,1993.
 His Excellency was Vice - Chairman, U.P. Institutional Finance Corporation, (Govt. of U.P.) in July 1988 – December 1988.
 His Excellency was Member, Indian delegation to 42nd United Nations General Assembly in 1986.
 His Excellency was Member of International Institute of Non-Alignment Movement delegations to Human Rights Commission at Geneva for 3 years 2000, 2001 & 2004.
 His Excellency has been keenly associated with the development of higher education and has taken many steps for improvement of the standard of the five Universities of Jharkhand of which he is Chancellor. He is also Chancellor of ICFAI (Privately Managed) University of Jharkhand. In the past, he has been member Member, Executive Council, Maulana Azad Urdu University, Hyderabad from 2002 to 9th March 2006. His Excellency has been Member, Aligarh Muslim University Court from 2002- 9th December 2004. He has also been Chairman, Sarvodaya Degreee College,Salon, Distt-Rai Bareli(U.P.) & Member of Executive Committee of JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA New Delhi for 2001 to 2004.
 He has experience in working in many Parliamentary Committee during 14 years such as:
Member, Consultative Committee-External Affairs
Member, Subordinate Legislative Committee
Member, Public Undertaking Committee
 His Excellency started his carrier as a student leader in politics & was associated with many frontal organizations. Vice Chairman, State Youth Welfare Board, U.P. Government 1975 – 1977. President, Shia College Student Union, 1958 – 1959. President Commerce Association, Lucknow University in 1959-60. His Excellency has a command on oratory in Hindi,Urdu & English.
Special InterestReading & to work for welfare of downtrodden & weaker section of the society.
Countries VisitedUSA, Soviet Russia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Philippines, Egypt, Greece, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, Switzerland, France, Germany, Afghanistan, Namibia, Portugal, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Dubai Saudi Arab
Permanent AddressD2/3, River Bank Colony, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Marital Status Married in the year 1973
Spouse's Name Smt. Chand Farhana
Children Two daughters & two sons
Date of assumption of Office27th July, 2009