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Shri Sudarshan Bhagat

Shri Sudarshan Bhagat
Union Minister Bio profile
Constituency Lohardaga (ST) (Jharkhand )
Party Name : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : s[dot]bhagat[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in

Main Profile

Father's Name Late Shri Kalsai Bhagat
Mother's Name Smt. Manna Devi
Date of Birth 20 Oct 1969
Place of Birth Tangardih, Distt. Gumla (Jharkhand)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 26 Apr 2001
Spouse's Name Smt. Krishana Toppo
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Hons.)

Educated at Kartik Oraon College,Gumla, University of Ranchi, Jharkhand
Profession Agriculturist Social Worker
Permanent Address Tangardih, P.O. Navadih, P.S. Dumri,Distt. Gumla, Jharkhand
Present Address
  1. Residence:
    6, Gurudwara Rakabganj Road
    New Delhi -110 001
    Tel: (011) 23317352
    Fax. (011) 23317351
  2. Office:
    Room No. 199-J
    Krishi Bhawan
    New Delhi-110001
    Tels. (011) 23388859, 23388879, 23388823
    Fax. (011) 23388827

Positions Held

2000-2005 Member, Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
2000-2003 Minister of State, Human Resources, Government of Jharkhand
2003-2004 Minister of State for C.M. Secretariat,Sports, Art and Culture, Animal Husbandry and Dairy, Govt. of Jharkhand
2004-2005 Minister, Department of Welfare, Government of Jharkhand
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
2009-2011 Member, Standing Committee on Labour
2009-2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
2011-2014 Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Stock Market Scam and matters relating thereto
5 July 2016 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Social And Cultural Activities

Participated in various social activities especially for education and upliftment of the tribals through Vanavashi Kalyan Ashram

Special Interests

Reading Historical and philosophical literature

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Indian music, travelling, visiting historical, archaeological sites and monuments

Sports and Clubs

Football, Yoga and Meditation

Countries Visited

Burundi, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and United States of America (USA).

Other Information

Joined ABVP in student life as an active member and held the post of State Joint Secretary in Joint Bihar. Thereafter actively associated with various social activities of Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram for upliftment of the tribals. Joined active politics in 1995 as a General Secretary of BJYM in District Gumla and actively participated in the movement for establishment of separate Jharkhand State. Held the post of State Secretary BJYM in Jharkhand State and National Executive Member in BJYM and State Vice President of BJP in Jharkhand State.

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