Shafiqur Rahman Barq
Born/Date of Birthday: 11 July 1930
Place of Birth: Deepa Sarai, Sambhal, Distt. Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh
Political party: Samajwadi Party
Other political affiliations: Bahujan Samaj Party from (2009_2014)
Educational Qualifications: B.A.
Educated at: Agra University, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Profession: Social worker, businessperson & politician
Marital Status: Married
Date of Marriage: 15 Mar 1948
Spouse's Name: Late Smt. Queresha Begum
No. of Sons: 1
Parents: Shri Hafiz Abdur Rahman, Smt. Hazra Begum
Permanent Address: Barq Manzil, Deepa Sarai, Sambhal, Distt-Sambhal-244302 (UP)
Tels. (05923) 232786, 09412235786, 09868180591(M)
Shafiqur Rahman Barq (born 11 July 1930) is an Indian politician belonging to the Samajwadi Party. He has been elected to Lok Sabha at various times from Moradabad as Samajwadi Party candidate and Sambhal, most recently in 2019.
He has been three times Member of Parliament as Samajwadi Party candidate and in 2008 he joined Bahujan Samaj Party and won the 2009 Loksabha election from Sambhal.
He came into news after taking the oath as a member of Lok Sabha when he declared that Vande Mataram is against Islam and Muslims cannot follow it.
He received widespread criticism for defending the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and equating it with India's own freedom struggle.