Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Sinha, Shri Shatrughan Prasad
Constituency   : Asansol (West Bengal)
Party Name     : All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
Email Address : shatrughansinha[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri B.P. Sinha
Mother's Name Late Smt. Shyama Devi Sinha
Date of Birth 15 Jul 1946
Place of Birth Patna (Bihar)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 09 Jul 1980
Spouse's Name Smt. Poonam S. Sinha
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
B.Sc., Diploma in Acting
Educated at Patna Science College, Patna and Film & Television Institute of India, Pune, Maharashtra
Profession Film Artist
Social Worker
Permanent Address
Bhuneshwar Niwas, House No.12,
D Block, Kadamkuan,
Patna - 800003
Tel: 9821067268 (M)
49, Ramayana, 9th Road, JUPD Scheme, Juhu,
Mumbai - 400049
Tel: 022-26207514
Present Address
A/3/3, Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi - 110029
Tel: 9818840999 (M)
Positions Held
1996 - 2002 Member, Rajya Sabha
2002 - 2008 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
July 2002 - 29 Jan. 2003 Union Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare
29 Jan. 2003 - May 2004 Union Cabinet Minister, Shipping
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs
April 2022 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha in a bye-election (3rd term)

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Started career in Films in the year 1967-68; Acted in over 225 Hindi feature films; in addition has worked in Punjabi, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Tamil and Telgu feature films. His play `Pati Patni Aur Main` has been liked and appreciated by all prominent citizens and common people. The play is a success in India and USA and still in demand in many countries.
Social And Cultural Activities
Greatly influenced by Loknayak Jaiprakash Narayan`s movement; associated with philanthropic organisations like SAFA (Satrughan Sinha Fans` Association), PRAYAS and KOSHISH; campaigned for raising funds for `Homes for Blind` and appealed to the people of the country for donating their eyes after death; organised blood donation camps through SAFA; vociferously campaigning against drug addiction amongst youth by arranging anti-drugs and anti-tobbacco programmes in schools and colleges in different parts of country and abroad; Chairman, PRAYAS (since 2001); an organisation engaged in rehabilitating orphans and disadvantaged children, youth and women in Delhi, Bihar, Gujarat, Assam and at the Tsunami devasted areas of Anadaman and Nicobar Islands; Member, Board of Directors, KOSHISH, an organisation committed to serving the deaf and dumb in Delhi; associated with Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow; also produced socially relevant film like `Bihari Babu` and `Kalka` which deal with anti-dowry and labour exploitation.
Special Interests
Upliftment of the poor and downtrodden people; social service through various NGOs/Agencies Lions Club and Rotary Club
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Yoga, Music, Outdoor games
Sports and Clubs
Member : (i) India International Centre, (ii) India Habitat Centre, (iii) Constitution Club, (iv) Delhi Flying Club, (v) Delhi Golf Club, (vi) Airport Authority Club.
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Australia, Canada, China, Mauritius, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South America, U.A.E., U.K. and U.S.A.
Other Information
Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation at the 61st Session of the UN General Assembly; shared the dais with Mr. Frank Pallone of the US Congress on the occasion of the Celebration of 50th Anniversary of India`s Independence organised by Indian Political Association of Central California (USA); Grand Marshall, India Independence day Parade, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco (USA);
State Guest of Pakistan and personal guest of the late President Shri Zia-Ul-Haq, as well as Present PM Shri Nawaz Sharif ;
Attended (i) Golden Jubilee Mela, August, 1996 on the occasion of India`s independence Day, invited by Indian Association in North America and UK; (ii) Chief Guest, International Hindi Association, New Jersey (USA), October, 1997; and (iii) Guest of Honour, Silver Jubilee Celebration, India Day Parade, Manhattan, New York (USA), August, 2005; Recently attended the UN General Assembly Session in 2013;
Awarded (i) B.F.J.A. Award for best supporting actor in `Tanhai`; (ii) Punjab-Kala-Shree Award as Best Actor for film `Khudgarz`; (iii) Golden Semurg Award, Tashkent, 1988 for the film `Antorjoli Jatra`; (iv) All India Filmgoers award `Abhinaya Samrat`; (v) `Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman` by Madya Pradesh Government; (vi) Name entered in the Limca Book of Record, as the first actor from the Hindi Mainstream Cinema to become a Cabinet Minister in Govt. of India; (vii) Bihar Ratna for philanthropic activities; (viii) Award of Honour, New York (USA) and Toronto (Canada) for contribution to the Indian Cinema; and (ix) Certificate of Recognition by the Presiding Officer of Nasau County Legislature in recognition of his outstanding charitable work as Member of Parliament; (x) IIFA`s Award at Florida, USA; (xi) Life Time Achievement Award and many other Awards & Rewards; (xii) Chairman, Indo-Japan Friendship

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