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Hriday Narayan Dikshit
17th Speaker of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
In office
30 March 2017 – 28 March 2022
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
Preceded byMata Prasad Pandey
Succeeded bySatish Mahana
Member of Legislative Assembly, Uttar Pradesh
In office
In office
11 March 2017 – 10 March 2022
Member of Legislative Council, Uttar Pradesh
In office
7 July 2010 – 6 July 2016
ConstituencyUttar Pradesh
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs & Panchayati Raj, Government of Uttar Pradesh
In office
26 June 1995 – 18 October 1995
Personal details
Born (1946-12-25) 25 December 1946 (age 77)[citation needed]
Unnao, United Provinces, British India[citation needed]
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseMadhuri Dixit
ChildrenMaya Shukla, Arun Kumar Dixit, Dilip Kumar Dixit, Shushil Dixit and Mukta Dubey
EducationM.A (Economics)
Alma materKanpur University
ProfessionIndian Politician
AwardsGanesh Shanker Vidhyarthi Award by Madhya Pradesh Government , Bhanu Pratap Shukla Journalism Award , Deendayal and Upadhyay Award by Chhoti Khatu Library, Rajasthan , Rastriya Sahitya Sarjak Award by Madhya Pradesh Bhartiya Sahitya Sabha , Baburao Paradkar Vishnu Patrakarita Shikhar Samman by Akhil Bhartiya Hindi Patrakar Sangh , Rangbharti and Dr. Hadgewar Pragya Samman for the year 2019 by Libray, Bengal Sabha West

Hriday Narayan Dikshit is an Indian politician and the former speaker of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. He was member of Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth and Seventeenth Vidhan Sabha currently representing Bhagwantnagar (Assembly constituency) of Unnao district.


Hriday Narayan Dixit has become an MLA from Bhagwantnagar in Unnao district.He defeated BSP's Shashank Shekhar Singh by 53,366 votes.

Hriday Narayan Dixit is from Louva village of Purva tehsil in Unnao. He became an MLA in 1985 after contesting as an Independent. After this, in 1989, he became an MLA on a Janata Dal ticket. When he left the Janata Dal, he held on to the SP and in 1993 he was elected MLA for the third time after contesting the elections.In 1995, when the SP-BSP coalition government was there, he was the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and the Minister of Panchayati Raj. After this, he was also a BJP Legislative Council member and party leader from 2010 to 2016. This time he won the Bhagwantnagar seat on a BJP ticket and became an MLA for the fourth time.

Emergency was imposed in the country from 26 June 1975 to 21 March 1977.During this time many leaders were put in jail.Then Hriday Narayan Dixit also went to jail unlike others he was also touched in the jail. He was imprisoned for 19 months.

Hriday Narayan Dixit is also a writer. His articles have also been published in newspapers like The Hindu , Navbharat times and many more.[1][2]

Other works

Dixit also works as a journalist. His columns are in highly appreciated. He is an author and has authored several books. His chief literary works are "Madhu Abhilasha", "Deen Dayal Upadhyay: Drashta, Drishti aur Darshan" and "Hind Swaraj ka Punarpaath".[3]


  1. ^ "Hriday Narayan Dikshit takes over as UP BJP's chief spokesperson". The Economic Times. 22 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Hridaya Narain Dixit(Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)):(ELECTED FROM UP LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY) - Affidavit Information of Candidate:".
  3. ^ "हृदय नारायण की लेखनी से ईर्ष्‍या होती है: रामनाईक". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 1 November 2022.