1973: Ghulam Nabi Azad's political debut was as Secretary for the Block Congress Committee

1975: President of J&K Youth Congress and President of All India Youth Congress in 1980

1996: Elected to Rajya Sabha from J&K

2004: Union Minister for Urban Development, Served as a Parliamentary Affairs Minister till 2005

2005: Became first Congress CM of J&K until 2008

2009-2014: Union minister of health & family welfare

2014-2021: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha

2022: Ghulam Nabi Azad quits Congress