A- Active as Minister of Health and Family Welfare in the Past.
B-Born in Bhaderwah, Dictrict Doda (Jammu and Kashmir)
C-Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir from November 2005 to July 2008
D- Date of Birth-March 7, 1949
E- Education from Government Degree College Bhadarwah; University of Jammu; Kashmir
F-First Political assignment was the Block Congress Committee Secretaryin Bahlesa District , Doda in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda District, his native place.
G- General Secretary of AICC for consecutively nine times as a record
H- He was elected to the Eighth Lok Sabha in 1984
I- Indian National Congress Member.
J- Jammu and KAshmir Bhoodan Committee leader
K- Known nation wide for his Organistional Skills
L- Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha
M- Mother’s name- Shrimati Basa Begum
N- Native Place- Bhadarwah, District Doda
O- Outstanding N.C.C. Cadet in Government Degree College,Bhadarwah, G.G.M. Science, College and S.P. College, Srinagar
P- President of All India Youth Committee in 1980, as the first from the Minority Community.
Q- Qualifications- M.Sc. in Zoology
R- Rajya Sabha Member from 1990
S- Served as the Minister of Health and Family Welfare