Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Thakur, Shri Anurag Singh
Constituency   : Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : hpcapresident[AT]yahoo[DOT]com

Father's Name Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal
Mother's Name Smt. Sheela Devi
Date of Birth 24 Oct 1974
Place of Birth Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 27 Nov 2002
Spouse's Name Smt. Sheffali Thakur
No. of Sons 2
Educated at Doaba College, Jalandhar, Punjab
Profession Cricketer
Industrialist, Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Vill. & P.O. Samirpur,
Distt. Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
Tel : (01972) 275060, 09418000981
Fax : (01972) 275265
Present Address
22, Akbar Road,
New Delhi -110 001
Tels : (011) 23012365, 23012368 (R), 23384782, 23386748, 23384183, 23386742 (O)
Fax: (011) 23782118 (O)
Positions Held
May 2008 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in a bye-election
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 June 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Business Advisory Committee
14 Aug. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Public Accounts
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Chairperson, Standing Committee on Information Technology
29 Jan. 2015 - 25 May 2019 Member, General Purposes Committee
13 May 2015 - 25 May 2019 Member, Joint Committee on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)
30 May 2019 - 7 July 2021 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Finance; and Ministry of Corporate Affairs
7 July 2021 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting; and Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Social And Cultural Activities
Worked with NGOs to help the needy
Special Interests
Development of sports, promotion of social and cultural values, children`s welfare and youth development, upliftment and welfare of SC/ ST and other backward classes; promotion of Hindi language; agriculture and horticulture and protecting of environment
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Playing cricket, travelling, cinema and listening to music
Sports and Clubs
Youngest President, Himachal Pradesh State Cricket Association at the age of 25; Youngest National Selector to select Indian Junior Cricket Teams at the age of 26 years, 2001; President, State Rifle Association, Himachal Pradesh; General Secretary (i) Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association; and (ii) Hockey, Himachal Pradesh; Executive Member, Indian Olympic Association
Countries Visited
Australia, German Democratic Republic, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, U.A.E, U.S.A. and U.K.
Other Information
Running Export House, 1993-2008

Developed and Hosted by National Informatics Centre (NIC)
Content on this website is published, managed & maintained by Software Unit, Computer (HW & SW) Management. Branch, Lok Sabha Secretariat