Nafeesuddin is the CPI(M) candidate from Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Nafeesuddin joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1967. He was a member of the Socialist Party before joining the CPI(M). He was the Secretary of the Moradabad District Committee of the party from 1970 to 1997. When the district was bifurcated and the new district of Amroha was formed in 1997, he became district Secretary of Amroha and continues till date. He had worked in the trade union movement earlier. He is a well known leader of the kisan sabha who has organized and led various local level struggle on the issues agitating the peasants. These struggles led by the Party on issues concerning the peasantry and the agricultural workers in the district has led to the expansion of the Party’s influence in the districts of Moradabad and Amroha.