Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Buxar Bihar Lok Sabha Election 2019 Ashwini Kumar Choubey
Constituency :
Buxar (Bihar)
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Late Shri Sahadeo Prasad Choubey
Mother's Name : Late Smt. Sudevi Devi
Date of Birth : 02 Jan 1953
Place of Birth : Dariyapur, Bhagalpur, Bihar
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 08 May 1978
Spouse's Name : Smt. Neeta Choubey
No.of Sons : 2
Educational Qualifications :
B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology 
Educated at Science College, Patna University, Patna, Bihar
Profession :
Political and Social Worker

Positions Held

1995 - 2014
Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly (5 Terms)
Nov. 2005-2008
Minister, Urban Development, Govt. of Bihar
2008 - 2010 Minister, Public Health Engineering Department, Govt. of Bihar
2010-June 2013
Minister, Health, Govt. of Bihar
May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
14 Aug. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Estimates
1 Sep. 2014 - 3 Sept. 2017
Member, Standing Committee on Energy
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Member, Central Silk Board
Permanent Special Invitee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
3 July 2015
Member, Sub Committee-I, Committee on Estimates
3 Sept. 2017 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Books Published

"Kedarnath Trasadi"

Social And Cultural Activities

Blood Donation Camp; Health Awareness Programme in the State; Save Girl Child Programme in the State; Anti Tobacco Campaign and Cancer Awareness Programme (whole Bihar). Organized 11 thousand Health Camps for Health Awareness (2010 - 2012; "Bihar Graam Gaurav Yatra"- Health Awareness Campaign (in whole Bihar) for 3 years (2008, 2009, and 2010)

Special Interests

Upliftment of the poor

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Yoga, Listening to Classical Music and Watching Kathak Dance

Sports and Clubs

Kabaddi and Kho-Kho

Countries Visited

Australia, Nepal, Singapore, and U.K.

Other Information

Participated in the Student Movement, against the Chief Minister, Govt. of Bihar in the year 1967 - 68; and at the All India Student Leaders Conference held at Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala) 1972-73; Participated in J.P. Movement, (Bihar Student Leader Conference) Feb. 17 - 18 1973; Was taken in to Custody under DIR and MISA (second time) Phulwari Sharif, Bihar Jail Kand; President, Student`s Union, Patna University (1978-79) All India Student`s Union Leader Conference, Patna1979; Full time Member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad from 1974 to 1987; and& Member, National Executive;  Raised the slogan "Ghar - Ghar me ho shouchalaya ka nirman, tabhi hoga ladli bitiya ka kanyadaan". Constructed 11 thousand toilets for Mahadalit families



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Source : Election Commission of India