Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
MP of Lok Sabha for Srinagar 16 April 2017 Presented
Minister of New and Renewable Energy 28 May 2009 – 26 May 2014

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 21 October 1937
Place Soura, Jammu and Kashmir, British India
Political Party Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
Academics MBBS degree from SMS Medical College, Jaipur.


Farooq Abdullah (born 21 October 1937) is an Indian politician. He has served as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on several occasions since 1982, and as the union minister for New and Renewable Energy between 2009 and 2014. He is father of former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah.