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Born in Bastar, Chattisgarh, Dinesh Kashyap is no stranger to the realm of politics. He was reared around a seasoned politician, his father Baliram Kashyap who was a member of parliament from BJP party from 1998 to 2011. He graduated with an M.A in political science and dived into politics at an early age. He served one term as the MLA of Madhya Pradesh and is presently serving his second term as the MP of Chattisgarh.
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Date of Birth
18 Nov 1962 (Age 56)
Place of Birth
Bhanpuri, Distt. Baster (Chhattisgarh)
Dinesh Kashyap's father Shri Baliram Kashyap was a member of parliament from BJP party from 1998 to 2011
Kashyap retained the seat from Bastar for a second term by defeating Deepak Karma of INC by a margin of 1,23,959 votes.
He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha in by-elections from Bastar in Chattisgarh where he defeated Kawasi Lakhma of INC by a margin of 88,884 votes.
Kashyap was elected in the assembly elections in Jagdalpur Madhya Pradesh, where he defeated Ram Baghel of INC by securing a 47% vote share. From 1995-2013 he served in a various leadership position for the BJP.
Net Worth₹1.39 CRORE
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