Cabinet Ministers



Shri Mahinder Singh Saathi
Dr. Ashok Kumar Walia
Shri Raj Kumar Chauhan
Shri Haroon Yusuf
Shri Ajay Maken

Shri Haroon Yusuf
Minister of Development, Revenue, Irrigation & Flood Control and Food & Civil Supplies, Government of Delhi

Elected from Ballimaran Constituency of Chandni Chowk, Delhi for Delhi Legislative Assembly, Shri Haroon Yusuf has been one of the active and popular leaders of the Congress Party. Born on March 6, 1958 in Delhi, Shri Yusuf took over the charge as Minister in Delhi Government on 6th December 2001, which reflects the confidence of the Party in him and his capabilities. He has been entrusted with the charge of Development, Revenue, Irrigation & Flood Control and Food & Supplies Departments.

During student days, Sh. Haroon Yusuf actively participated in student politics from 1979 to 1983. He was actively associated with NSUI in different capacities. He took keen interest in the activities of Student Union and did hard work for solving various problems through different Students' forums. After completing his studies, he joined active politics. He was elected as Secretary, Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress and shouldered the responsibilities as Chairman, Anti-Narcotic Cell, All India Youth Congress Wing in 1988. He was appointed as Joint Secretary, All India Youth Congress Wing in 1989. He was elected to the first Delhi Legislative Assembly from Ballimaran Constituency in the Assembly Elections of 1993 and served as Dy-Chief Whip of the Legislative Assembly from 1993-96. He was re-elected to the second Legislative Assembly in 1998 with the record margin in Delhi.

Before becoming Minister, he has also been working in important capacities with different Legislative Committees. In 1999, he became the Chairman of Estimates Committee of Delhi Legislative Assembly. In the year 2000 and again in 2001 he became the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Delhi Legislative Committee. He was also the Chairman of G.B. Pant Hospital Advisory Committee from 1999 to March'02. Since 1999, he is the first elected Chairman of Delhi Wakf Board duly constituted under Wakf Act, 1995

Date of Birth         : 6th March, 1958
Place of Birth        : Delhi
Father's Name       : Late Sh. Mohammad Yusuf
Education             : M. Com.
Languages Known  : English, Hindi and Urdu
Martial Status       : Married
Permanent Address:2164, Ahata Kaley Sahib,
                           Qasim Jaan Street,
                           Delhi-110 006
                           Ph: 23259260
Present Address    :208, Rouse Avenue,
                           DDU Marg,
                           New Delhi.
                           Ph: 23210786