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Kamlesh Paswan

Kamlesh Paswan


Kamlesh Paswan is an Indian politician who contested in the 15th Lok Sabha elections in the Bansgaon constituency and won by defeating Shree Nath Ji of BSP. He successfully retained his seat in the 16th Lok Sabha elections. He was also the MLA of Uttar Pradesh for one term in 2002. He is a student of St. Paul's School in Gorakhpur and a graduate of Akhilabhagya P.G. College, Ranapar, Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur. His father, Om Prakash Paswan, was also a politician and was killed in 1996 while addressing a public meeting. In 2018 the district court in Gorakhpur ordered the Cantonment police to register an FIR against BJP MP Kamlesh Paswan for alleged land grabbing.

Personal Life

Full Name Kamlesh Paswan
Date of Birth 16 Aug 1976 (Age 43)
Place of Birth Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate
Profession Businessperson Agriculturist, Builder
Father's Name Late Shri Om Prakash Paswan
Mother's Name Smt. Subhawati Devi
Spouse's Name Smt. Ritu
Spouse's Profession Business,Rental Income
No of Sons 1
No of Daughters 2


Permanent address R/O Vill-Chainpur,Paswan Niwas Medical Ka Uttari Gate,Post-JuggiyaBana Gorakpur,
Present address 25, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110 001
Contact number 9415086756
Email kamleshpassi67@gmail.com

Interesting Facts

In Oct 2013, Paswan claimed that his life was under threat from "political rivals and mafia" in the region. He had allegedly requested the District magistrate and the Superintendent of police for providing him security cover.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    He was Re-elected to serve a second term in the 16th Lok Sabha elections after defeating Sadal Prasad of BSP by a margin of 1,89,516 votes
  • 2009
    He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha elections from Bansgaon constituency where he defeated BSP's Shree Nath Ji by a margin of 42,787 votes.

Early Life

  • 2014
    He was Re-elected to serve a second term in the 16th Lok Sabha elections after defeating Sadal Prasad of BSP by a margin of 1,89,516 votes.
Net Worth8.71 CRORE
Liabilities1.46 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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