Asif Bhamla is a politician from Bandra who is currently the General Secretary & Spokesperson of the Nationalist Congress Party, Mumbai unit. Environmentalist, Political Analyst & Debater are few of the facets of his illustrious life. Asif started his political journey in Bandra constituency and went on to head the Nationalist Congress Party's Mumbai Unit.
In pic: Asif Bhamla interacts with a senior citizen from his constituency.
Asif is an environmentalist at heart and has been fighting for environmental causes relentlessly.
In pic: Asif Bhamla interacts with the media post-Indian Air Force's air strike on Pakistan.
Asif Bhamla also runs the Bhamla Foundation, a non-governmental organisation which started as a cultural outfit and shifted it's focus on issues related to sociology, humanity, and environment. From Cerebral Palsy, Autism, and Spastics to Orphanages and Homes for the Aged, the organisation helps the poor and needy. Today, the organisation focuses on environmental issues such as plastic pollution, global warming among others.
In pic: Asif Bhamla presents a memo of Bhamla Foundation to Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar.
Asif Bhamla is married to Faiza Bhamla and the couple has two daughters, eldest Saher and the youngest named Sanya.
In pic: Asif Bhamla with his family on a vacation to Chicago.
Did you know Asif Bhamla's daughter Saher was named by none other than the late actor-politician Sunil Dutt?
In the pic: Asif Bhamla with the late Sunil Dutt
From cleanliness drive to the installation of school benches and raising awareness on global warming, Asif Bhamla and his foundation have done several charity works.
In pic: Asif Bhamla greeted by young school-going children.
A volunteer-driven organisation, the Bhamla Foundation has been one of the top NGOs in Mumbai working for the welfare of the environment and its causes.
In pic: Asif Bhamla with Chhagan Bhujbal, NCP leader and Former Deputy Cheif Minister of Maharashtra.
In picture: Asif Bhamla shares a picture of his younger days
The Bhamla Foundation regularly organises 'Tree Plantation' drive across the city of Mumbai to raise awareness on global warming and plastic pollution. Sachin Tendulkar, Dia Mirza, Sanjay Dutt, and Aaditya Thackeray are few of the prominent names who have participated in the social initiates taken up by the Bhamla Foundation.
Blast from the past: Asif Bhamla with actor Salman Khan.
In pic: A young Asif Bhamla is in awe of the former Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
In pic: Asif Bhamla is seen with Lalu Prasad Yadav, the former Chief Minister of Bihar and former Minister of Railways.
In pic: Asif Bhamla at an event with Bollywood actor Aamir Khan.
Two of the major causes that the Bhamla Foundation was part of are 'TB Haarega Desh Jeetega' and a campaign called Jaan Bachao against Diabetes & Hypertension. Over the year's, Asif Bhamla's foundation partnered with the MCGM and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to promote awareness on these two major causes. It was due to Asif Bhamla's commitment and constant efforts that actors such as Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar came forward in support of such noble causes.
In pic: Asif Bhamla takes part in a beach clean-up campaign in order to curb plastic pollution.
In 2018, on the occasion of World Environment Day, Asif Bhamla in collaboration with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change brought prominent personalities under one roof and launched a catchy jingle on plastic pollution. Titled 'Tik Tik Plastic' the jingle was an instant hit and widely accepted. It also raised awareness to curb plastic pollution.
In picture: Asif Bhamla greet Congress leader Praful Patel.
In 2018, Asif Bhamla and his foundation, Bhamla Foundation, launched the 'Beat Plastic Pollution' to curb on the plastic menace in the city. The campaign was launched by former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi.
In pic: Asif Bhamla with daughter Saher meets former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.
In pic: Asif Bhamla with leading NCP leader and MP Supriya Sule at the NCP road trips in Mumbai.
Recently, Asif Bhamla inaugurated the late Vali Mohammed Bhamla chowk, a chowk named after his father which is located in Bandra West. The event was graced by musician Anu Malik, Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray, BJP Mumbai President Ashish Shelar, Mumbai North Central MP Poonam Mahajan among others.
In pic: Asif Bhamla shares a hearty laugh with Ashish Shelar at an event in Mumbai.
In picture: General Secretary & Spokesperson of the Nationalist Congress Party, Mumbai unit, Asif Bhamla with daughter Saher meets NCP President Sharad Pawar at his residence.
Asif Bhamla is also loved by celebs. He is often spotted with the likes of Vicky Kaushal, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Guru Randhawa, and other Bollywood celebrities.
In pic: Asif Bhamla in discussion with actor Hrithik Roshan.
Asif Bhamla is a doting father. Bhamla shared a post on Instagram about his daughters and captioned it: Daughters are one of the most beautiful gifts this world has to give. A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.
In pic: Asif Bhamla enjoys a cycle ride in the outdoors.
In picture: Asif Bhamla poses with the staff and students of Durello Convent Girls School, Bandra after the successful installation of school benches at the school premises.
On one occasion when a Twitter user called Saher Bhamla as a youth leader, the doting father, Asif Bhamla was quick to defend and said: Not yet dear she's just got 18 has a lot to learn at ground level she's more inclined towards children with special needs and environment at Bhamla Foundation.
General Secretary and Spokesperson of the Nationalist Congress Party, Asif Bhamla is a man known for many facets of his life. A celeb favourite, Asif Bhamla is an environmentalist at heart and has been a strong campaigner against plastic pollution and global warming. Through his constant efforts, Asif Bhamla has carved a niche for himself as a green crusader for which he was awarded the National Green Crusader by the Government of India. We trace Asif Bhamla's journey in pictures. (All Pictures/Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Asif Bhamla)
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