Harish Chandra Dwivedi
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded byArvind Kumar Chaudhary
Personal details
Born (1973-10-22) 22 October 1973 (age 50)[1]
Teliyajot, Uttar Pradesh, India
Citizenship India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Vineeta Dwivedi
(m. 2006)
  • Late Sadhu Sharan Dubey
  • Yashodda Devi
Residence(s)22, Duplex, North Avenue, New Delhi
EducationM.A. in Political science[1]
Alma materDeen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University
As on 1 May 2020

Harish Dwivedi (born 22 October 1973) is an Indian politician and a member of 16th and 17th Lok Sabha from the Basti as a member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is currently the National Secretary of Bharatiya Janta Party.[1][2][3]

Early life and education

Dwivedi was born 22 October 1971 in the Teliyajot village in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh to his father Sadhu Sharan Dubey and mother Yashoda Devi. In 2006, he married Vineeta Dwivedi, they have one son and one daughter. He belongs to Brahmin family. In 1998, he attended Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University and attained M.A. in Political science degree.[1]

Political career

Dwivedi was Member of Parliament from two strength terms. He started his political career in 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh (2012) elections from Basti Sadar (Assembly constituency), but he lost to Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Jitendra Kumar and stood third with 32,121 votes.[4]

In 16th Lok Sabha (2014 Indian general election), he got Lok Sabha ticket by Bharatiya Janata Party from Basti (Lak Sabha constituency) and he was elected for the first time as Member of Parliament. He defeated Samajwadi Party candidate Brij Kishor Singh "Dimpal" by a margin of 33,562 (3.20%) votes.[5][6]

In 17th Lok Sabha (2019 Indian general election), he again was elected Member of Parliament second time continuously from Basti (Lok Sabha constituency). He defeated Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ram Prasad Chaudhary by a margin of 30,354 (2.88%) votes.

Posts held

  Member committee on Estimate


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Member Bio Profile". Official website of Parliament of India. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Profile of Harish Dwivedi". Government of India official website. 11 February 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Candidate affidavit". Myneta.info. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Uttar Pradesh 2012 Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  5. ^ "2014 General Election Result" (PDF). Election Commission of India official website. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Eciresults.nic.in. Archived from the original on 27 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2014.