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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.
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Praveen Kumar Nishad
Date of Birth
25 Sep 1960 (Age 61)
Place of Birth
Banveer Pur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh
76, North Avenue,New Delhi-11000108756555721, 8840360593 (M)
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.
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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