Ihsan Ullah Niazi was born in Ludhiana, India. His family migrated to Pakistan after creation of Pakistan and got settled in Gujrat. He arrived in the UK in 1967 to join his father Abdullah Niazi who had already arrived into UK in 1961. A graduate in (BSc) Electrical and Electronic Engineering got associated with employment and teaching. He also joined many welfare and social organisations working for addressing problems faced by minorities, welfare of community’s economic, social problems and promotion of Urdu language. He has also set up his own professional service provision named Rochdale Translation Services.
Ihsan Niazi has actively been attached to Labour Party for over 30 years. He also has been a member of the Manchester North Valuation Tribunal, Board Member and Treasurer of the Ashiana Housing Association and maintains a stable and persistent relationship with the British Ethnic Health Awareness Foundation.
Apart from his normal commitments Mr Niazi is involved with lot of voluntary work but still can find time for various other interests and hobbies including to Facilitate Advanced driving, reading and sharing experiences, Chess, Karate and poetry. As stage secretary for local community cultural functions, presenter on local radio for Asian matters and a columnist of Urdu newspapers on ethnic Minority issues and concerns.