Mr. E.T. Mohammed Basheer
Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)


Constituency   : Ponnani (Kerala )
Email Address
Father's Name Shri E.T. Moosa Kutty
Mother's Name Smt. Fathima
Date of Birth 01.07.1946
Place of Birth Vill.Mapram,Malappuram(Kerala)
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Smt. Rukkiya Basheer
No. of Sons 3
No.of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications Higher Secondary
Permanent Address Soumyam-P.O., Cheruvayoor,
Malappuram Dt.-673645
Present Address B-601, M.S. Flats,
B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Tels. (011) 23752428
9013180206 ,9447125278 (M)


Position Held  
1985 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly( bye election)
1991-96,1996-01,2001-06 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly(three times)
1991-1996 & 2004-2006 Minister, Education, Govt. of Kerala
1996-2001 Member, Public Accounts Committee of Kerala Legislature
2001-2004 Chairman, Estimates Committee of Kerala Legislature
  Member Kerala Agricultural University, Governing Council representing Kerala Legislature
  Member, Persons with Disabilities Act; Monitoring Committee representing Kerala Legislature
2006 onwards Secretary, Indian Muslim League Kerala State Committee
  Member, Political Affairs Committee of Indian Union Muslim League
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 August 2009 Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
23 September 2009 Member, Committee on Petitions


Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Introduction of Grading System in Secondary and Higher Secondary level, which acclaimed National Prominance; Brought out the concept of self financing Educational Institution; Establishment of Kannur University, Sri Sankara University of Sanskrit, Kaladi & National University of Advanced legal studies at Kochi; Comprehensive expansion of IT enabled education and the inclusion of IT as a part of Curriculum in secondary level; Implemented special package for the education and social upliftment of the physically and mentally handicapped children; and Organised Global Education Meet at Cochin in 2005 as a part of Internationalisation of Education;published articles and short stories in periodicals; presented Paper on ``21st Century Development Options`` in the NGO international Seminar held at Oslo (NOrway) in 1982; first place winner of Short Story writing among the Legislators of Kerala
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and listening to music
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
Member (i) Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE); (ii) Government of India Committee on Decentralisation of Education Management headed by Sri Veerapa Moily, Chief Minister of Karnataka; (iii) Janardhana Reddy Commission for reviewing implementation process of National Committee Educational Policy headed by former Chief Minister of Andhra pradesh Sri Janardana Reddy; (iv) Minority Education Monitoring Committee constituted by Govt. of India; Presented paper on "Kerala Experience of Development" in the International Conference held at Oslo, Norway; Represented Kerala in the World Malayalee Conference held at Berlin, Germany; Silver Elephant Award from the President of India for the noble service rendered to Bharath Scouts and Guides Movement; Karma Sresta Award for the best Minister; Sir Sayed Award for the service rendered to the upliftment of backward and minority education; Seethi Sahib Award constituted in the name of former Speaker for the best Parliamentarian; Special Award for anti-narcotic Council of India for the effective implementation of anti-narcoltic and drug abuse in Educational Institutions; Award by Kerala Sasthra Vedi for promoting Science and Technology initiative among the youth; and Kerala Legislative Assembly prize for the best short story writer.

Speeches in Parliament

Do Justice to Minorities: E. T. Mohammed Basheer

“Unfortunately, we have discussed a lot of things about Sachar Commission but at the same time, we have not even discussed Ranganath Mishra Commission. So, I would like to say that...

Take diplomatic initiative to bring back innocent Indians from foreign jail: E....

Mr. Chairman, Sir, thank you very much for giving me this opportunity.

Sir, as correctly mentioned by the hon. Minister, the scope of this Bill is very limited. There is only a slight...

Even if the BJP and allied parties take deep bathing in 1000 times in the Ganga...

Sir, Liberhan Commission has presented its report after a delay of 17 years with 42 extensions. I wish no committee or commission will have this ill fate. Commission pinpointed-who are all...

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