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Farooq Abdullah
فاروق عبد الله

Farooq Abdullah at Ghulam Ali Concert
Minister of New and Renewable Energy
In office
28 May 2009 â€“ 26 May 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Vilas Muttemwar
Succeeded by Piyush Goyal
Constituency Srinagar
Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
In office
8 September 1982 â€“ 2 July 1984
Preceded by Sheikh Abdullah
Succeeded by Ghulam Mohammad Shah
In office
7 November 1986 â€“ 19 January 1990
Preceded by President’s Rule
Succeeded by President’s Rule
In office
9 October 1996 â€“ 18 October 2002
Preceded by President’s Rule
Succeeded by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
President Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1937-10-21) 21 October 1937 (age 79)
Srinagar district, Kashmir, British India
Nationality Indian
Political party Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
Spouse(s) Mollie Abdullah
Children Omar Abdullah, Safia Abdullah, Hinna Abdullah, Sarah Abdullah
Residence The Gupkar Road Srinagar, Kashmir
Alma mater Tyndale Biscoe School
Religion Islam

I should learn the language of a politician – give away as little and keep the rest to yourself. Not lie, I just want to be more guarded.
Farooq Abdullah
I trust people too much, and the other tragedy is I can't say no.
I want to become foreign minister of India one day and then President of India.
Farooq Abdullah
I can't hide things from my Maker, so it is better to be honest.