Faggan Singh Kulaste

Results from Faggan Singh Kulaste

Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Mandla Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Faggan Singh Kulaste
Constituency :
Mandla (Madhya Pradesh)
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Shobhan Singh Kulaste
Mother's Name : Smt. Hero Bai
Date of Birth : 18 May 1959
Place of Birth : Barbati, Distt. Mandla (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 15 May 1985
Spouse's Name : Smt. Savitri Kulaste
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 3
Educational Qualifications :
M.A., B.Ed. and LL.B. 
Educated at Mandla College, Dr. Hari Singh Gaur University, Sagar and Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)
Profession :
Agriculturist
Teacher, Political and Social Worker

Positions Held

1990-92
Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Member, Planning Board, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Parliamentary Secretary, Department of Public Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1993 onwards Member, Panchayat Board, Distt. - Mandla, Madhya Pradesh
1996
Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
1998
Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99
Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs and its Sub-Committee-II
Member, Select Committee on the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 1996
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Oct.-Nov. 1999 Union Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs
22 Nov. 1999 -May 2004 Union Minister of State, Tribal Affairs
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
2004 - 2009
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Committee on Coal and Steel
Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
April 2012
Elected to Rajya Sabha
May 2012
Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Aug. 2012 Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development
2013
Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Chairperson, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
1 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016
Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
29 Jan. 2015 - 5 July 2016 Member, General Purposes Committee
5 July 2016 - 3 Sept. 2017 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
1 Sept. 2017 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
1 Sept. 2017 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment

Social And Cultural Activities

Working for the propagation of education in society; encouraging tribals to keep alive their cultural activities by forming several committees; founder and organiser of educational units; providing free education to the weaker sections of the society; established Babalia Development Block for the upliftment of Adivasis and promotion of education

Special Interests

Promotion of education and public health

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Kabaddi, Kho-Kho and Volley Ball

Sports and Clubs

Archery, Basketball, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho , High Jump, (Represented University and State levels in Kabaddi, Kho-Kho and Volleyball)

Countries Visited

Nepal and U.K.

Other Information

President : Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikash Parishad, Madhya Pradesh, 1980; Member : State Working Committee, Madhya Pradesh since 1990; General Secretary (In-charge) : BJP (ST Cell), 1993; National Secretary (In-charge) : BJP (ST Cell), 1996; Vice-President : (i) Akhil Bhartiya Adivasi Vikash Parishad, Delhi, 1996; (ii) Akhil Bhartiya Adivasi Vikash Parishad, Madhya Pradesh, 2000; National President : BJP Scheduled Tribe Morcha, 2004 and 2010 (two terms); General Secretary : BJP, Madhya Pradesh, 2006-2010 (two terms) and Patron : Akhil Bharatiya Gond Sangh since 1998

 

 

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