AMJAD ALI, SHRI, B.A., LL.B., (Alig.), P.S.P., (Assam— Dhubri—1957): S. of late Maulvi Amiruddin Ahmed; B. Goalpara Town, September 26, 1903; ed. at Dhubri Zilla School; Cotton College, Gauhati; Muslim University, Aligarh; m. Nurjehan Begum, November, 1923; 3 S. and 3 D.; Advocate, Supreme Court of India; President, Goalpara District Students Conference, Abhayapuri (1938), Kamrup District Muslim Students Federation, Gauhati (1939) and All Assam Muslim Students' Federation, Sylhet (1944); Vice-President, Assam Provincial Muslim League (1939-41); Formerly member of the Socialist Party; Member, Dacca University Court (1939-45), Faculty of Arts and Law, Calcutta University; Fellow, University of Calcutta (1943-48); Served in the Partially Excluded Areas Conference, 1940; Served on the Editorial Board of the daily English man and Aligarh Daily Mail; Member, Assam Legislative Assembly (1937-45); Member, First Lok Sabha (1952-57).
Accomplishments in letters, art and Science: Winner of Ibn Khaldun Gold Medal for writing on "Louis XIV".
Hobbies: Reading and writing.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Visiting hill stations.
Sports: Football and tennis.