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Kamalnath

Kamalnath

Biography

Kamal Nath is an active politician from Congress Party and he is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. He is former Minister of Urban Development. Kamal Nath is one of the longest-serving and senior most members of Lok Sabha; the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament. He is a leader of the Indian National Congress (INC). Kamalnath was elected as the president of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee in May, 2018 to lead the party in assembly elections 2018. Congress won 114 out of 230 seats under his leadership.

Personal Life

Full Name Kamalnath
Date of Birth 18 Nov 1946 (Age 73)
Place of Birth Kanpur, United Provinces, British India (now in Uttar Pradesh, India)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Graduate
Profession Politician
Father's Name Late Shri Mahendra Nath
Mother's Name Smt. Leela Nath
Spouse's Name Smt. Alka Nath
Spouse's Profession N/A
No of Sons 2

Contact

Permanent address Vill. Shikarpur, P.O. Linga,Distt. Chhindwara - 480 001, Madhya Pradesh
Present address 1, Tuglak Road,New Delhi - 110 011
Contact number (011) 23792233, 23792234, 23792236
Email knshikarpur@gmail.com
Website N/A
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

In 2011, he was declared to be the richest Cabinet minister in India with assets worth INR 2.73 billion (INR 2,730,000,000 or US$59 million).

Political Timeline

  • 2018
    Kamalnath was elected as the president of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee to lead the party in assembly elections 2018. Finally in December Congress Party won the state elections and Kamalnath became the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
  • 2014
    He was re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (9th term)
  • 28 Oct. 2012 - 26 May 2014
    He became the Union Cabinet Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
  • 23 May 2004 - 2009
    He became the Union Cabinet Minister of Commerce & Industry
  • 2009 - 18 Jan 2011
    He was the Union Cabinet Minister of Road Transport and Highways
  • 2009
    He was re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (8th term)
  • 2004
    He was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 7th term)
  • 2001-2004
    He was the General Secretary of Indian National Congress
  • 2000-2004
    He became the Member of Consultative Committee, Ministry of Mines and Minerals
  • 1999-2000
    He was the Member of Standing Committee on Finance
  • 1999
    He was re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (6th term)
  • 1998
    He was re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term).
  • 1995-96
    He was the Union Minister of State of Textiles (Independent Charge).
  • 1991-95
    He was the Union Minister of State, Environment and Forests (Independent Charge)
  • 1991
    He was re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term). He defeated Choudhari Chanderbhan of BJP.
  • 1989
    He was re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term). He defeated Madhav Lal Dube of Janta Dal.
  • 1985
    He was re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term) from Chhindwara. He got 1,16,537 votes.
  • 1980
    Kamalnath was elected to 7th Lok Sabha from Chhindwara constituency. He defeated Pratul Chandra Dwivedi of JNP.
  • 19 Jan 2011 - 26 May 2014
    He was the Union Cabinet Minister of Urban Development
  • 1 Sep. 2014
    He became the Member of Standing Committee on Commerce Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs. He is the Member of Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture Bill, 2014.
  • 04 June - 06 June 2014
    He was the Speaker of Pro-tem
Net Worth5.18 CRORE
ASSETS5.18 CRORE
LiabilitiesN/A

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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