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Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Biography

Rajiv Pratap Rudy of BJP defeated Lalu Prasad Yadav's wife Rabri Devi in the 2014 elections and became the MP of Saran constituency in Bihar. He was the Union Minister of State, Commerce and Industry in the BJP-led NDA government under Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Narendra Modi's government but was later dropped in a cabinet reshuffle in 2017. He was elected in the Lok Sabha for three terms and is presently serving as the MP of Saran. In December 2018 he was appointed as a BJP national spokesperson by party president Amit Shah.

Personal Life

Full Name Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Date of Birth 30 Mar 1962 (Age 57)
Place of Birth Patna (Bihar)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Post Graduate
Profession Social Worker Educationist, Lawyer, Commercial Pilot
Father's Name Late Shri V.N. Singh
Mother's Name Prabha Singh
Spouse's Name Smt. Neelam Pratap Singh
Spouse's Profession Social service
No of Daughters 2

Contact

Permanent address R/o Vill. Amnour Harnarayan, PO. Amnour, Distt. Chapra, Saran,Bihar
Present address 22, Tughlaq Crescent Road, New Delhi - 110 011
Contact number 9431216555, 09811119257
Email rprudy.office@gmail.com, rprudy.saran@gmail.com,rudypr@rediffmail.com

Interesting Facts

He is an academician, a lecturer in Economics in A.N. College, Patna (under Magadh, University), Bihar. He is the only Parliamentarian credited of flying a commercial airline.

Political Timeline

  • 2019
    He contested and won 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Saran against RJD candidate Chandrika Rai by a margin of over 1,00000 votes.
  • 2018
    He was appointed as a BJP national spokesperson by party president Amit Shah.
  • 2017
    He was dropped as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship following a cabinet reshuffle.
  • 2014
    He defeated Rabri Devi of RJD and became the MP of Saran constituency in Bihar. He won by a margin of 40,948 votes. He was appointed the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Narendra Modi's government.
  • 2008
    He was elected as the member of Rajya Sabha.
  • 2001
    He was elected Union Minister of State, Commerce, and Industry.
  • 1999
    He was re-elected to serve a second term from Chapra constituency, where he defeated Hira Lal Rai of RJD by a margin of 49,553 votes.
  • 1996
    He was elected to the Lok Sabha from Chapra constituency on a BJP ticket. He defeated Lal Babu Rai by a margin of 1,66,363 votes.
  • 1990
    In 1990 Rudy was elected as the member of Legislative assembly from Taraiya constituency with a JD ticket, where he defeated Ram Das Roy of BJP by a margin of 8753 votes.

Early Life

  • 1988
    He was a lecturer in A.N. College, Patna where he thought economics.
Net Worth6.15 CRORE
ASSETS6.25 CRORE
Liabilities10.09 LAKHS

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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