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Upendra Kushwaha

Upendra Kushwaha


Upendra Kushwaha was born on 6 February 1960. He is an Indian politician and former Minister of State for HRD in Government of India. He is a Member of Parliament From Karakat loksabha in Rohtas district, a Kushwaha caste dominated consitiuency in Bihar. He is a former member of Rajya Sabha and a leader of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party.

Personal Life

Full Name Upendra Kushwaha
Date of Birth 06 Feb 1960 (Age 60)
Place of Birth Javaj, Distt. Vaishali, Bihar
Party name Rashtriya Lok Samta Party
Education Post Graduate
Profession Agriculturist
Father's Name Late Shri Muneshwar Singh
Mother's Name Smt. Muneshwari Devi
Spouse's Name Smt. Snehlata
No of Sons 1
No of Daughters 1


Permanent address Vill. and P.O. Javaj,Distt. Vaishali, Bihar09431026399 (M)
Present address Bungalow No. 78, Lodhi Estate,New Delhi-110 003Tels : (011) 24644994, 2464499509431026399 (M)Fax : (011) 24644996
Contact number 09431026399
Email upendra.kushwaha19@sansad.nic.in

Interesting Facts

He likes listening to Music

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    He was the Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development under the Ministry of Panchayati Raj and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
  • 2002
    State General-Secretary Samata Party.
  • 1993
    National General-Secretary, Yuva Janata Dal.
  • 2018
    On Dec 10, expressing his unhappiness against the seat-sharing for 2019 Loksabha Elections, Kushwaha quit as of State for HRD in Central Government and also exited the BJP led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
  • 2004
    He was the Leader of Samata Party in the Bihar Legislative Assembly also Leader of Opposition, Bihar Legislative Assembly.
  • 2014
    He was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha as a candidate of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party.
  • 2014
    Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • 2010
    Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture between August 2010 to Jan. 2013.
  • 1988
    He served as State General-Secretary of Yuva Lok Dal.
  • 2010
    He became a Member of Rajya Sabha.
  • 2002
    He was the Deputy Leader of Samata Party in the Bihar Legislative Assembly.
  • 2000
    Janak Ram was a Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly.

Early Life

  • 1985
    Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Samta College, Jandaha (Vaishali), which is now known as Muneshwar Singh Muneshwari Samta College.
Net Worth2.4 CRORE
Liabilities8.24 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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