Janardan Singh Sigriwal
Member of Parliament
Lok Sabha
Assumed office
Preceded byPrabhunath Singh
Minister of Labour Resources
Government of Bihar
In office
26 November 2010 – 16 June 2013
Chief MinisterNitish Kumar
Preceded byAwadhesh Narain Singh
Minister of Art, Culture & Youth Affairs
Government of Bihar
In office
24 November 2005 – 13 April 2008
Chief MinisterNitish Kumar
Succeeded byRenu Devi
Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byRam Pravesh Rai
Succeeded byRandhir Kumar Singh
In office
Preceded byAbhay Raj Kishore
Succeeded byconstituency defunct
Personal details
Born (1959-01-02) 2 January 1959 (age 63)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseShiv Kumari Devi
Children5 (3 sons, 2 daughters)
Residence(s)Vill. Mishrawalia Tola, Saran
As of 15 December, 2019
Source: [1]

Janardhan Singh Sigriwal is an Indian politician of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a member of the 17th Lok Sabha (the lower house of the Parliament of India) representing Maharajganj (Bihar Lok Sabha constituency).[1] Earlier He won Bihar assembly elections in 2000, Feb-2005, October 2005 from Jalalpur.[2] He represented Chapra seat since 2010 in Bihar assembly. He was also Minister of Labour Resources.[3] He was a sports and youth minister in Nitish Kumar cabinet.

Background family and education

He was born in Saran district in Bihar. He studied in local schools and graduated from Rajendra College, Chapra. At present his residence is in Jalalpur (Block) in Saran district in Bihar.[4][5]

Political career

He was first elected MLA from Jalalpur seat. After that he shifted to Chapra seat and Won that seat. He remained MLA of Chapra till he won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Maharajganj . He was among the ministers who were removed when JDU broke the alliance unilaterally.[6]

Fame India Best Twenty Five MP Award for 2020 for most Responsible MP went to Janardhan Singh Sigriwal.[7]

Parliamentary works

On 12/07/2019 Janardan Singh Sigriwal, Member of Parliament of Bharatiya Janata Party and representing Maharajganj Parliamentary constituency has moved private member bill, Compulsory Voting Bill 2019 for making voting Compulsory all eligible voters in Lok Sabha.[8]


  1. ^ "Janardan Singh Sigriwal | National Portal of India".
  2. ^ "Partywise Comparison Since 1977".
  3. ^ "Mr Janardhan Singh". Archived from the original on 3 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Janardan Singh Sigriwal| National Portal of India". www.india.gov.in. Retrieved 22 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Members : Lok Sabha". Retrieved 22 April 2022.
  6. ^ Mishra, Ashok K. "BJP in a bind as anti-Modi fever grips Bihar unit". The Economic Times. Retrieved 22 April 2022.
  7. ^ "Fame India Best Twenty Five MP Announced for 2020". Midtown, GA Patch. 16 December 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2022.
  8. ^ Dinesh, Singh. "Compulsory Voting Bill 2019 Introduces in Lok Sabha". ABC Live India. Retrieved 13 July 2019.