Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Kushwaha, Shri Upendra
Constituency   : Karakat (Bihar)
Party Name     : Rashtriya Lok Samta Party(RLSP )
Email Address : upendra[DOT]kushwaha19[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

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 Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
M.A. (Political Science)
Educated at Patna Science College, Patna and B.R. Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Vill. and P.O. Javaj,
Distt. Vaishali, Bihar
09431026399 (M)
Present Address
Bungalow No. 78, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi-110 003
Tels : (011) 24644994, 24644995
09431026399 (M)
Fax : (011) 24644996
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)
Social And Cultural Activities
Reading Books and Social work
Special Interests
Listening to Music
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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