Meem Afzal

Mohammed Afzal, better known as Meem Afzal, is an Indian politician and Urdu journalist. He was a member of parliament and also served as an Indian ambassador to various countries. Currently he is a National Spokesperson of Indian National Congress party and Chief Editor of Akhbar E Nau, an Urdu weekly published from New Delhi.

Early life

Born in Delhi, Meem Afzal completed his M.A in Political Science from Delhi University and BEd from Jamia Milia Islamia. He started his newspaper in the year 1983 which he edits till date and has written nearly five thousand articles and write-ups, which is a record in Urdu journalism. He has interviewed a large number of political leaders in his journalistic carrier spanning over four decades. He was appointed as the president of All India Urdu Editors Conference, member of All India Newspapers Editors Conference, Indian Federation of Small and Medium Newspapers Federation and Legislatures of India.