Rais Shaikh

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Rais Shaikh

رئیس شیخ

रईस शेख
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Municipal Councillor in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (Ward No. 211)
In office
Constituency Byculla
Municipal Councillor in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (Ward No. 132)
In office
Constituency Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar
Secretary & Spokesperson of Samajwadi Party for Mumbai
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1974-06-01) 1 June 1974 (age 44)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Political party Samajwadi Party
Spouse(s) Atiya Shaikh
Children Bushra Shaikh
Residence Mumbai
Alma mater


SSC- Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Edu, Pune, March 1990, 1st Class, HSC - Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Edu, Pune, March 1992, 1st class, B.COM-University of Bombay, April 1995-1st class.
Website www.raisshaikh.in

Rais Shaikh (Hindi: रईस शेख, Urdu: رئیس شیخ‎; (born : 1 June 1974) is an Indian Politician from Mumbai, India. He is the Municipal Councilor Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and also the Group Leader of the Samajwadi Party.

Members of Corporater



Election Ward Party
2012 Ward No. 132 Samajwadi Party
2017 Ward No. 211 Samajwadi Party

Political life

Rais Shaikh[1] has carried out the work to maintain and construct dilapidated roads, resolve water shortage problems[2] not only in his ward but the entire area of Govandi.[3] He has multiple goals that include providing digital classrooms to all schools,[4] setting up technology to enable virtual autopsies in post-mortem centers[5] and has proposed to provide online birth and death certificates[6] and underground parking below open spaces in South Mumbai.[7] Shaikh’s Ahtesaab Foundation[8] has provided the first digital classroom of this city to a School in Govandi. He believes that there is a need to do something about the traffic congestion in Mumbai and hence suggested to start Mini Bus services.[9] He has also presented a program to improve slum infrastructure.[10][11]

Personal life

Rais Shaikh was the 6th child out of the 7 brothers in his family. He was in Dawoodbhoy Fazalbhoy High School, Mumbai and went to Lala Lajpatrai College. He later shifted to Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics from where he graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University.


  1. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/bmc-to-go-soft-on-waste-segregation/articleshow/60740244.cms
  2. ^ "MIM and SP will go eyeball to eyeball in Byculla, Madanpura". Indian Express. 
  3. ^ "Rais Shaikh has carried out a commendable work in his ward". Rais Shaikh. 
  4. ^ "THE RESERVATIONS ABOUT RESERVATIONS". Mumbai Mirror. 23 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Virtual autopsies to become reality at BMC hospitals soon". DNA. 3 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Plan for digital signatures on birth,death certificates". Indian Express. 
  7. ^ "Activists slam BMC's plan to not take back 91 open spaces". Times of India. 27 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "Mumbai: Health camps to woo slum voters ahead of BMC polls". Indian Express. 
  9. ^ "Mumbai: Soon, minibus service for small lanes". Free Press Journal. 9 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "Corporator roping in architect to plan slum infrastructure". Indian Express. 16 June 2013. 
  11. ^ "CITY'S FIRST MODEL SLUM TAKES SHAPE". Mumbai Mirror. 4 Feb 2015. 

External links

  • Rais Shaikh’s Official Website
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