Shazia Ilmi is an Indian politician and social activist. He previously worked as a journalist at Star News.
Wiki / Biography
Shazia Ilmi was born on Thursday 2 April 1970 (Age 51 years; As of 2021) In Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He completed his schooling at St. Mary’s School, Kanpur and continued his graduation to St. Beats College, Shimla. After that, Aligarh studied Mass Communication at Jamia Millia Islamia University. Later, she went to Cardiff, University of Wales to pursue a degree in journalism and broadcasting. Ilmi has completed a diploma in 16mm filmmaking at the New York Film Academy.
Height (approximately): 5 ′ 3
Weight (approximately): 60 kg
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Black
Family, Caste & Husband
Shazia a Muslim family. His father, Maulana Ishaq Ilmi, was the founder of the Kanpur-based Urdu newspaper ‘Siyasat Jadit’. His mother’s name was Nus Shaba Ilmi. She has 4 brothers and 1 sister. Shazia is the youngest of them. His sister Reshma Ilmi is married to Arif Mohammad Khan, a former cabinet minister in the Indian Union. His brother Dr. Aijaz Ilmi is the spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party. His brother Rashid Ilmi is also a politician. She also has an older brother, Irshad Ilmi. Shazia is married to Sajid Mallik, an investment banker and New Delhi-based businessman. Her husband is half Gujarati Muslim and half Tamil Iyer. The couple has a daughter.
Shazia began her career as a journalist and presenter. He has worked for television news and documentary productions for 15 years. Desh Videsh hosted a prime time news program on Ilmi Star News. He has produced and hosted a number of programs on current affairs and documentaries highlighting issues related to gender and the rights of minority groups in India. She is a member of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT). In 2011, he produced the film “PO418Siyasat Kanpur” which tells the story of the struggle for survival of the Urdu newspaper. The film was screened at the IAWRT Film Festival and a similar festival in Kerala.
In 2011, he became the spokesperson for the Anna Hazare-led India Anti-Corruption Movement. Later, he joined the Aam Aadmi Party. He contested for the Aam Aadmi Party from Ghaziabad constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections but lost to VK Singh.
Shazia left the Aam Aadmi Party on May 24, 2014 and then joined the BJP on January 16, 2015. In 2017, he was appointed Additional Director of Engineers India Limited (EIL).
On 21 July 2021, he was appointed National Spokesperson of the BJP.
- In 2013, his mother, Nusa Shaba Ilmi, sought police protection when Shazia allegedly abused and abused her during a family property dispute. Her mother told reporters: “I am ready to go to jail to escape her torture. But I will continue to fight for the justice that she and her older brother Irshad (Ilmi) deny to my other children.
- In April 2014, a video of Shazia posting some controversial comments that Muslims are secular went viral on social media. She said- “Don’t be secular. Muslims are secular and they should become communal. They are communal and do not vote for themselves. Arvind Kejriwal is ours. Muslims have long been secular … they voted for Congress and helped it win. Don’t be secular, look at your home at this time. “However, her party has distanced itself from her views and said she does not support such views.
- Ilmi was also accused of financing Aam Aadmi Party through some illegal means. A sting operation was carried out on members of the Aam Aadmi Party, which showed Shazia accepting money in support of some Aam Aadmi Party leaders. However, the authenticity of the video has not been proven.
Assets / Properties
Shazia has movable and immovable assets of Rs 4.42 crore (as in 2013). She owns a necklace, bracelets and rings worth Rs 15 lakh.
Salary / Net Value
Shazia Ilmi has a net worth of Rs 31.79 crore (in 2013)
- Her hobbies include reading and traveling.
- His residence is E-355, Greater Kailash II, New Delhi 110048
- Shazia is the first working woman from her family.
- Ilmi’s family is associated with the Indian National Congress. His uncle was a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly for more than 20 years.
- When Shazia was a journalist, she said, “Dr. Guns said, “Doctors involved in female infanticide had sting operations. The medical licenses of such physicians were revoked as a result of this program.