Aurangabad: Journalist turned politician , MP Imtiaz Jaleel has become an icon for Youngsters for shooting selfie . The spark of his quick response in reacting to a situation has made him very popular amoung youths. In an social or any political event youngsters left no efforts to have selfie with him. Thousands of his selfie images are full with Facebook, Instagram,whatapp, Twitter. It is commonly said when when whatapp is open news and selfie images of MP Imtiaz Jaleel are circulating day and night in marathwada region of Maharashtra.
Some of his supporters are planing to make Biopic movie on him. Very popular among aurangabad citizen’s, with neat and clean image he has taken the project to free Aurangabad from drugs and gutka .
About Imtiaz jaleel
Imtiyaz Jaleel has 23 years of experience in journalism ‒ 11 years with lokmat times and near 12 years with NDTV He entered politics in 2014.
In 2014, he entered in the field of politics and became MLA in just 23 days. After getting the candidature of Lok Sabha. he made an accurate planning for the elections and gained the post of MP in just 28 days. Born in Aurangabad on 10 August 1968, Jaleel completed his school education at Holy Cross English High School. His father was a civil surgeon. Imtiyaz completed his M.Com and MBA. He was an excellent orator since his college days and participated in several debate competitions.
While working as the special correspondent of NDTV he met MIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi and he was impressed with the personality of Owaisi. The assembly polls were announced in 2014 and he resigned from NDTV and came to Aurangabad. He held a meeting with his journalist friends at his home and told them about his plans to contest the election. However, they were not convinced with his decision
The Aurangabad central assembly constituency was the stronghold of Shiv Sena. There was no alliance between Sena and BJP and hence he was confident to get benefit of the Muslim votes here. The Muslim activists supported him in the elections and worked wholeheartedly. The differences between the Sena and BJP candidates benefited Jaleel and he became MLA in 2014.
On 23 April 2015, MIM registered an impressive performance under the leadership of Imtiyaz Jaleel, winning 25 seats in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation elections in its maiden outing there.
During DPDC meeting which was held on 29 January 2015, Imtiyaz Jaleel raised the issue of costly MRI charges at the government-run hospital in Aurangabad. Then District Guardian Minister Ramdas Kadam directed GMCH authorities to reduce the charges of MRI scan from Rs 1,800 to Rs 700.
On 14 Oct 2017, Imtiyaz Jaleel had filed a public interest litigation (PIL) before the Aurangabad bench of Bombay high court, seeking direction to the state government to allot seven acres of land to build a 200-bed hospital for women and children there. The court had directed the state and district administration to file a reply within six months.
On 26 March 2019, MIM decided to contest aurangabad lokh sabha seat in Maharashtra in alliance with the VBA . MIM President Asad owasi has picked Imtiyaz Jaleel, as the party candidate. Jaleel made a meticulous planning in just 28 days.
In a closely fought battle, the AIMIM candidate, Syed Imtiyaz Jaleel, won the Aurangabad Lok Sabha (LS) constituency seat by defeating four-time MP chandrakant khaire by 4,492 votes. In the final round Jaleel secured 3,89,042 votes while his nearest rival and NDA candidate Khaire 3,84,550 votes. Congress candidate Subhash Zambad got 91,789 votes and Independent Harshvardhan Jadhav polled 2,83,798 votes.