Kalraj Mishra

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Deoria Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Kalraj Mishra
Constituency : Deoria(Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name : Bhartiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Ramagiya Mishra
Mother's Name : Smt. Prabhawati Mishra
Date of Birth : 01 Jul 1941
Place of Birth : Malikpur Saidpur, Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 07 May 1963
Spouse's Name : Smt. Satyawati Mishra
No.of Sons : 2
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at Mahatma Gandhi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Profession :
Social Worker

Positions Held

1978 - 1984, 2001 - 2012
Member, Rajya Sabha (Three terms)
1986 - 2001
Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council (Three terms)
1997 - 2000
Cabinet Minister, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
2008 - 2011 Panel of Vice-Chairmen, Rajya Sabha
2010 - 2012 Chairman, Committee on Subordinate Legislation (RS)
2012 -2014
Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
27 May 2014 - 2 Sept. 2017 Union Cabinet Minister, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
1 Sept. 2017 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Defence
6 Jan. 2018 onwards Chairperson, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit

Books Published

(i) Judicial Accountability 

(ii) Hindutva Ek Jeevan Shaily

 Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Has contributed extensively through articles on varied socio-economic subjects in English & Hindi dailies and magazines. Organized motivational programmes for  youth in different areas like social service, spiritualism and nation building. Also served as Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti


Social And Cultural Activities

Has actively participated in various institutes and organizations like Kamal Jyoti, Prabhavati Intermediate College, Ghazipur, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, and   Banaras Hindu University etc. Encouraged promotion of films and cultural activities in State of Uttar Pradesh

Special Interests

Development of Entrepreneurship amongst youth is an area of special interest and firmly believes that it is by developing entrepreneurial skills that youth of this country are made self reliant and enabled to contribute positively towards development of this country.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading, Writing, Traveling, Yoga, Pranayam, Meditation and Spirituality

Sports and Clubs

President, Uttar Pradesh Archery Association; Uttar Pradesh Taekwondo Association 

Vice-President, National Archery Association

Countries Visited

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hong-Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Japan, North Korea, Portugal, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, U.K. and U.S.A.

Other Information

Worked as Pracharak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (R.S.S.) in Gorakhpur for 5 year from 1963-1968; elected National Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Party on 16 April 2010; was Organizing Secretary, Bharatiya Jan Sangh at Azamgarh Centre in 1968; worked as a Convenor of ‘Sampurna Kranti’(Total Revolution) started by late Jai Prakash Narain in eastern Uttar Pradesh in 1974; was detained in jail at Deoria under MISA from July 4, 1975 to February 4, 1977 during Emergency; Elected National President, All India Janata Yuva Morcha, a youth organization of Janata Party in December 1978; National Convenor, Yuva Sangathan Samanvaya Samiti in August 1979; Member:- (i) Indian Goodwill Delegation to Russia, North Korea, Japan, China and Hong Kong, March 1979; and (ii) Parliamentary Delegation to participate in the 59th Session of the U.N. General Assembly, 2004; visited Dallas (U.S.A.) as the Chief Guest at the International Hindi Convention; was Chairman, Legislative Harmony Committee, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and a Member of various Committees. Was Convenor of a Sub-Committee on “Uttaranchal Nirman Samiti” of the Council of Ministers (Government of Uttar Pradesh); As the Minister of Public Works and Tourism, Government of Uttar Pradesh, formulated the Road Development Policy in Uttar Pradesh. For the first time got the link roads constructed in maximum number of villages under the “Deen Dayal Link Road Scheme” and set a record by constructing more than 120 bridges. Also brought about road revolution by raising the road levels, improving and widening the highways at a large scale and by carrying out “Pothole-less Road” Campaign; In the field of Tourism, Uttar Pradesh received the “Best Performing State in the Country” award for the first time from the Prime Minister; Have served as in-charge, B.J.P. of U.P., Delhi and Rajasthan from 2003 to 2004 and Bihar in 2007 and Himachal Pradesh from 2010 - 2012 and also was the All India Vice President of B.J.P.



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