Athar Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan, popularly known as Athar Aamir Khan, an IAS (Indian Administrative Services) Officer of the 2016- batch and 2nd topper of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is one of the most popular IAS officers in the country.
Mr. Khan is currently serving as the Commissioner of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation as well as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Srinagar Smart City Ltd. He hails from the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory.
He is quite active on social media platforms and often posts pictures of him related to both personal and professional lives. Apart from the fact of being an IAS officer, he makes headlines for his looks, dashing personality as well and personal life.
IAS Athar Aamir Khan Early Life
IAS Athar Aamir Khan was born on September 5, 2022, in Devipora- Mattan village, Anantnag district, South Kashmir in a Muslim family to Mohammad Shafi Khan, an Economics teacher at Government Higher Secondary School, Anantnag, J & K, and Tahira Khan a housewife.
He had always been a bright student since his school days. In 2007, a National Student Science Congress received the Best Young Scientist Award.
After completing his schooling at Tyndale Biscoe School, Srinagar, the IAS officer completed his graduation from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from there.
IAS Athar Aamir Khan and Dr. Mehreen Qazi Wedding
Months after his ex-wife, IAS Tina Dhabi, tied the knot with IAS Pradeep Gawande, IAS officer Athar Aamir Khan married his fiancee, Dr. Mehreen Qazi, on October 1, 2022. They initially had a court marriage in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and later conducted religious marriage rituals at Pahalgam Club, Pahalgam, Kashmir.
On Sunday, July 3, 2022, both Mr. Khan and Ms. Qazi took to their respective social media handles posted adorable pictures of themselves, and shared the news of their engagement. In the pictures the couple can be seen head-to-toe in love, all smiling. Ms. Qazi can be seen in a beautiful white outfit while Mr. Khan can be seen donning a peach-coloured T-shirt and white pants with black shoes complementing his dashing look.
Who is Dr. Mehreen Qazi?
The wife of Mr. Khan, Dr. Mehreen Qazi works at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center in New Delhi. She holds several degrees in medicine from the United Kingdom and Germany. Before going abroad, she studied at Delhi’s Ambedkar University.
Apart from being a doctor, Qazi is very active in the fashion industry too. She has also worked as a fashion model for many women-centric brands and her Instagram posts prove it all. Ms Qazi enjoyed a fan-following of 286K on Instagram and is often hailed as “Beauty with Brain” by her followers.
Both IAS Athar Aamir Khan and Dr Mehreen Qazi hail from Jammu and Kashmir and have been dating each other for a few months, reportedly. If media reports are to be believed, the couple can get married by October this year.
About IAS Athar Aamir Khan’s First Marriage
Athar Aamir Khan got married to IAS Tina Dabi, who is the first topper of the 2015 UPSC examination and IAS officer of the 2016 batch, on April 7, 2018. The two fell in love with each other during their training period at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
However, their marriage didn’t last long and they decided to part ways with mutual consent after two years of married life. They officially got divorced in August 2021 after a family court in Jaipur granted their request.
Dhabi became the first Dalit to top the prestigious civil service exam, that too in the first attempt. She is a graduate of Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram College.
She got married to 2013 batch IAS officer Pradeep Gawande in an intimate wedding ceremony on April 22, 2022, in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Like Tina Dhabi, it was the second marriage for Pradeep too.