Ravneet Singh Bittu

Results from Ravneet Singh Bittu

Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Ludhiana Punjab Lok Sabha Election 2019 Ravneet Singh Bittu
Constituency : Ludhiana(Punjab)
Party Name : Indian National Congress
Father's Name : Shri Swaranjit Singh
Mother's Name : Smt. Jasvir Kaur
Date of Birth : 10 Sep 1975
Place of Birth : Kotli, Distt. Ludhiana (Punjab)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 16 Apr 2005
Spouse's Name : Smt. Anupama
No.of Sons : 1
Educational Qualifications :
B.C.A.
Educated at Guru Nanak Public School, and Government College (Sector 11) Chandigarh and Eastern Institute of Integrated Learning in Management University
Profession : Agriculturist

Positions Held

2009
Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
2009 - 2014
Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
2013 - 2014
Whip of the Congress Party (15th Lok Sabha)
May, 2014
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
Member, Indian Council of Agricultural Research Society
1 May 2017 onwards
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings

Social And Cultural Activities

In 2009, as President of Punjab Youth Congress, started drive against menace of drug addiction among youth of Punjab; In May 2011, after 121 hours of Indefinite Hunger Strike along with 11 activists, the State Government had set up Drug Prevention Board; With the help of this Board and by opening De-Addiction Centres in all Districts, the State Government is trying to control drug abuse and thousands of youth have been benefited; In 2013, organised camps for Differently-Abled Citizens in the Constituency, where 1631 persons were given Wheel-Chairs, Tri-Cycles, Artificial Limbs free of cost

Special Interests

Greatly Interested in agriculture, rural economy and its infrastructure; promoting drip irrigation, pollution control, waste management, rain water harvesting, renewable energy projects, urban transport

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Spending quality time with family and playing with children; Working out for physical fitness

Sports and Clubs

Hockey and Kabaddi; was Sports Prefect in school represented School and College in many sports event; and has been a National Hockey Player.

Countries Visited

Nepal, Singapore, U.K. and U.S.A.

Other Information

Became the first democratically elected President of Punjab Youth Congress on 23 December 2008, following the initiative of Shri Rahul Gandhi ji to bring inner party democracy in Youth Congress.  To know the problems being faced by the Aam Aadmi in the countryside, undertook a 45-day Pad Yatra on 1st November 2010, on the issue of "Jawani te kisani nu Bachaiye, nawan Punjab Banaiya"; Crisscrossing all districts, all 13 Parliamentary constituencies and around 72 assembly segments covered 1500 Kms on foot; Also worked extensively on the issue of female foeticide; Being a grandson of Late Sardar Beant Singh (former Chief Minister of Punjab), feels proud of following his footsteps and taking forward his legacy.

 

 

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Source : Election Commission of India