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Praveen Kumar Nishad

Praveen Kumar Nishad


Praveen Kumar Nishad is an Indian politician and Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur parliamentary constituency. He is the son of Dr. Sanjay Nishad, founder of the NISHAD Party. He is an engineer with a degree from Gautam Buddh Technical University, Lucknow.

Personal Life

Full Name Praveen Kumar Nishad
Date of Birth 25 Sep 1960 (Age 61)
Place of Birth Banveer Pur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh
Party name Samajwadi Party
Profession AgriculturistIndustrialist
Father's Name Shri Ambica Parsad Misra
Mother's Name Smt. Prem Dulari Misra
Spouse's Name Smt. Puspa Misra
Children 2 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)


Permanent address Vill. Mohammadpur, Urf Jungal Babban,P.O. Bhaurabhari, Campierganj,Gorakhpur, Uttar PradeshPostal Address:-H.No. 154 D9, Jungal Salik Ram,Sanagam Chowk, Padri Bazar,Gorakhpur-273014, Uttar Pradesh08756555721, 8840360593 (M)
Present address 76, North Avenue,New Delhi-11000108756555721, 8840360593 (M)
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Interesting Facts

Praveen Kumar Nishad was selected as the Samajwadi candidate in Gorakhpur, where the Nishad community is the second largest demographic group. In a major upset, Praveen Nishad wrested the seat from BJP, which had not lost the seat since 1989. The victory margin was 21,000 votes.

Political Timeline

  • 2018
    Praveen Kumar Nishad was elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Gorakhpur in a bye-election. Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seats got vacant after Yogi Adityanath resigned to join Uttar Pradesh Government as chief minister.
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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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