Anurag Singh Thakur, a Cricketer,an Industrialist and an Agriculturist by Profession turned Politician, is a member of 16th Lok Sabha from Hamirpur,Himachal Pradesh.
He was first elected to Lok Sabha in May 2008 in a by poll, and belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party.
He is the three time MP, being a member of 14th, 15th and 16th Lok sabha.
Anurag Thakur led march from Kolkata to Lal Chowk in Srinagar under the banner of "Rashtriya Ekta Yatra" sponsored by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) to unfurl the National Flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on 26 January 2011. Anurag Thakur is currently appointed as chief Whip of BJP in lok sabha on 18 July 2018.
He was the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) from May 2016 to February 2017.He stepped down from his position of BCCI president after the Supreme Court ordered him to cease and desist works within BCCI. On 29 July 2016 he became the first serving BJP Member of Parliament to become a regular commissioned Officer in the Territorial army.
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