Upendra Kushwaha

Karakat Bihar Lok Sabha Election 2019 Upendra Kushwaha
Constituency :
Karakat (Bihar)
Party Name :
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party
Father's Name : Late Shri Muneshwar Singh
Mother's Name : Smt. Muneshwari Devi
Date of Birth : 06 Feb 1960
Place of Birth : Javaj, Distt. Vaishali, Bihar
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 26 Feb 1982
Spouse's Name : Smt. Snehlata
No.of Son : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
M.A. (Political Science) 
Educated at Patna Science College, Patna and B.R. Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Profession : Agriculturist

Positions Held

2000 - 2005
Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly
2002 - 2004 Deputy Leader, Samata Party, Bihar Legislative Assembly
March 2004 - Feb. 2005
Leader, Samata Party, Bihar Legislative Assembly
Leader of Opposition, Bihar Legislative Assembly
July 2010 - 2013
Member, Rajya Sabha
August 2010 to Jan. 2013  Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development; Ministry of Panchayati Raj and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
9 Nov. 2014 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development

Books Published

Aarakshan Ka Auchitya (Published in 1991)

Special Interests

Listening to Music

Social And Cultural Activities

Reading Books and Social work

Countries Visited

Bhutan, Indonesia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore

Other Information

Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Samta College, Jandaha (Vaishali) since 1985, which is now known as Muneshwar Singh Muneshwari Samta College; State General-Secretary, (i) Yuva Lok Dal, 1985-88 and (ii) Samata Party, 1994-2002; National General-Secretary, Yuva Janata Dal, 1988-93; previously associated with the Samata Party



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