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Giriraj Singh

Giriraj Singh


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.

Personal Life

Full Name Giriraj Singh
Date of Birth 08 Sep 1952 (Age 70)
Place of Birth Barahiya, Distt. Lakhisarai, Bihar
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate
Profession Agriculturist
Father's Name Shri Ramavtar Singh
Mother's Name Late Smt. Tara Devi
Spouse's Name Smt. Uma Sinha
Children 1 Daughter(s)


Permanent address Vill. and P.O. Barahiya,Distt. Lakhisarai, BiharTel : 09431018799, 09013869997 (M)
Present address 27, Lodhi Estate,New Delhi -110 003Tel : (011) 24626783, 09013869997 (M)
Contact number 9431018799
Email giriraj.singh@sansad.nic.in
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Interesting Facts about Giriraj Singh

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)

Political Timeline of Giriraj Singh

  • 2021
    During the cabinet reshuffle, Giriraj Singh got Rural Development and Panchayati Raj in his portfolio as the cabinet minister.
  • 2019
    He was appointed Minister of animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries.
  • 2019
    He contested and won 17th Lok Sabha elections from Begusarai by defeating newly minted CPI candidate by a margin of over 5,00000 votes.
  • 2017
    He elected as Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
  • 2016
    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.
  • 2014 - 2017
    9 November 2014 onwards he was a Union Minister of State, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
  • 2014
    On sept, 2014, He appointed as a Member of Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament.
  • 2014
    On 9th Nov, 2014, He became Member of Standing Committee on Labour.
  • 2014
    On Sept 1st, 2014, He became Member of Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament.
  • 2014
    Elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Nawada. He defeated Raj Ballabh Prasad of RJD by 250091 votes.
  • 2010-2013
    Minister, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Resource Development, Govt. of Bihar.
  • 2005-2010
    He served as the Cabinet of Bihar as Co-Operative minister.
  • 2002
    Giriraj Singh began in politics since 2002 when he became a Member of Bihar State Legislative Council.
Net Worth5.01 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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