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List of Famous Persons from Jammu and Kashmir
This is the list of famous persons from the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
List of people from Jammu and Kashmir
This is a list of famous and notable people from Jammu and Kashmir, India. This would include persons who are known to a large number of people and is not based on the extent of their popularity. Neither is the list viewed from the context of the present. Their fame could be brief, what matters is that they were well-known during the peak of their popularity.
· Ashok Khajuria, MLA Jammu West.
· Baldev Raj, MLA Reasi.
· Balwant singh Mankotia, MLA Udhampur.
· Balwant Thakur, Director Natrang theatre, Jammu.
· Basharat Peer, Writer
· Dinesh Bharti, Saint.
· Farooq Abdullah, Cabinet Minister
· Gharu Ram, MLA RS Pura.
· Ghulam Nabi Azad, Cabinet Minister
· Jairam Ramesh, Minister of state for Commerce and Power.
· Javaid Rahi, Writer,activist
· Jeevan lal, Politician
· Jugal Kishore, Politician
· Kuldip Chander Sharma, Social activist, Gandhian, Teacher, Founder trustee Mahatma Rasila Ram Vedic Vanprasth Ashram,Garhi Udhampur
· Kl Saigal, Singer and Actor.
· Lalleshwari, poet-saint
· Lila Karan Sharma, Sangarsh Samiti,Jammu.
· Mukesh Rishi, Actor.
· NK Bansal, Vice chancellor SMVDU.
· Omar Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir
· Parvez Imroz, Lawyer,Activist
· PS Sudan, Chairman MBS CET,Jammu.
· Raman Bhalla, MLA Gandhi Nagar.
· Shamma Jain, Ambassador of India
· Sheikh Abdullah, Politician
· Shesh Paul Vaid, IPS Director (Special Policing) Bureau of Police Research & Development
· Shivkumar Sharma, Musician
· Tara Chand, Deputy CM J&K.
· Varun Sahni, Vice Chancellor,University of Jammu.
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|Guest Author: Narinder Sharma 28 Apr 2014|
|Ustad Allah Rakha father of Jakir Hussain was also from Jammu.|
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