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Giriraj Singh is an Indian politician. He belongs to BJP. He is the Member of Parliament from the Nawada constituency in the 16th Lok Sabha. He is Currently Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India. He was a former minister in the cabinet of Nitish Kumar. He served as Minister of Cooperative, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Resource Development in the Government of Bihar. Giriraj Singh was born on 8 September 1952 in Barahiya Lakhisarai, Bihar. Giriraj Singh has done his schooling from the Government run school of Barahiya and went on to graduate from Magadh University, Bihar in 1971. He belongs to the Bhumihar community. He get married to Uma Sinha. The couple has one daughter.
i) Village Development based on Agriculture and Live stock ii) Solar Energy iii) Undertook Research on animal feed based on `Morringa Biomass` with the help of Scientists at ICAR, Mathura. (Research paper publication and patent application are under process)
He contested and won 17th Lok Sabha elections from Begusarai by defeating newly minted CPI candidate by a margin of over 5,00000 votes.
He was appointed Minister of animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries.
He elected as Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
He gave a controversial statement on population. He said that population should be controlled by ensuring that people of all religions have the same number of children in the family. Later in October he again created controversy by urging Hindus to produce more children.
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Nawada. He defeated Raj Ballabh Prasad of RJD by 250091 votes.
On Sept 1st, 2014, He became Member of Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament.
On 9th Nov, 2014, He became Member of Standing Committee on Labour.
On sept, 2014, He appointed as a Member of Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament.
2014 - 2017
9 November 2014 onwards he was a Union Minister of State, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
Minister, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Resource Development, Govt. of Bihar.
He served as the Cabinet of Bihar as Co-Operative minister.
Giriraj Singh began in politics since 2002 when he became a Member of Bihar State Legislative Council.
Net Worth₹5.01 CRORE
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