Anurag Singh Thakur

Hamirpur Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Anurag Singh Thakur
Constituency :
Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh) 
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal
Mother's Name : Smt. Sheela Devi
Date of Birth : 24 Oct 1974
Place of Birth : Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 27 Nov 2002
Spouse's Name : Smt. Sheffali Thakur
No.of Sons: 2
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at Doaba College, Jalandhar, Punjab
Profession :
Industrialist, Agriculturist

Positions Held

May 2008 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in a bye-election
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009
Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 June 2014 onwards Member, Business Advisory Committee
14 Aug. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Public Accounts
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Chairperson, Standing Committee on Information Technology
29 Jan. 2015 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee
13 May 2015 onwards Member, Joint Committee on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015

Social And Cultural Activities

Worked with NGOs to help the needy

Special Interests

Development of sports, promotion of social and cultural values, children`s welfare and youth development, upliftment and welfare of SC/ ST and other backward classes; promotion of Hindi language; agriculture and horticulture and protecting of environment

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Playing cricket, traveling, cinema and listening to music

Sports and Clubs

Youngest President, Himachal Pradesh State Cricket Association at the age of 25; Youngest National Selector to select Indian Junior Cricket Teams at the age of 26 years, 2001; President, State Rifle Association, Himachal Pradesh; General Secretary (i) Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association; and (ii) Hockey, Himachal Pradesh; Executive Member, Indian Olympic Association

Countries Visited

Australia, German Democratic Republic, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, U.A.E, U.S.A. and U.K

Other Information

Running Export House, 1993-2008



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Source : Election Commission of India