Akhilesh Prasad Singh
The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Agriculture, Dr. Akhilesh Prasad Singh addressing at the National Productivity Awards Ceremony for the Agriculture Sector, in New Delhi on May 24, 2007.jpg
Singh in 2007
MP
In office
2004-2009
ConstituencyMotihari
MP of Rajya Sabha for Bihar
Assumed office
3 April 2018
Preceded byAli Anwar, JD(U)
Personal details
Born (1962-01-05) 5 January 1962 (age 60)
Jehanabad, Bihar, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Residence(s)Arwal, Bihar, India
WebsiteOfficial Website

Akhilesh Prasad Singh (born 5 January 1962) is an Indian politician from Bihar. In 2018, he was elected to Rajya Sabha from Bihar as member of Congress, and previously he was member of parliament of the 14th Lok Sabha (2004) from Motihari as member of Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal. Currently, he is a member of the Indian National Congress and lost from Purvi Champaran in 2009 and Muzaffarpur in 2014 Indian general election on Congress ticket. Singh also lost the 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly election from Tarari constituency to Sudama Prasad.[1]

He was a Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. Singh gained his M.Sc and Ph.D degree from Patna University. He was an MLA from 2000-2004 in Arwal.[2]

References

  1. ^ Chaudhary, Pranava Kumar (17 October 2015). "'Leftist' Tarari talks more of caste than communism". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Akhilesh Prasad Singh". India Today. 18 April 2009. Retrieved 19 February 2018.