Mahesh Sharma
Minister of State
Government of India
In office
9 November 2014 – 30 May 2019
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change3 September 2017 - 30 May 2019
Minister of Civil Aviation9 November 2014 - 5 July 2016
Minister of Tourism
(Independent Charge)
9 November 2014 - 3 September 2017
Minister of Culture
(Independent Charge)
9 November 2014 - 30 May 2019
Member of Parliament,
Lok Sabha
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded bySurendra Singh Nagar
ConstituencyGautam Buddha Nagar
Member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byConstituency created
Succeeded byVimla Batham
Personal details
Born (1959-09-30) 30 September 1959 (age 64)
Manethi, Rajasthan, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseUma Sharma
ChildrenPallavi and Kartik
Residence(s)Sector-15A, Noida
Alma materUniversity College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University
  • Physician
  • politician

Dr. Mahesh Sharma is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is currently serving as a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha from Gautam Buddha Nagar seat. He was elected in the 2014 Indian general election from Gautam Buddh Nagar. He is a physician by profession and owns the Kailash Group of Hospitals based in Noida.[1] On 12 November 2014, he was appointed a Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism[2] and Civil Aviation.[3][4] He has also served as the first MLA of Noida Vidhan Sabha in Uttar Pradesh.

He has also played a key role in shaping the vision of the BJP at state as well as central level. Recently, recognizing his experience and party organizational skills, Sharma has been appointed in-charge of BJP Tripura for upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Life and career

Mahesh Sharma was born on 30 September 1959 in Manethi village near Neemrana in Alwar district of Rajasthan. His father, Kailash Chand Sharma, was a school teacher. He did his early schooling in village. For senior secondary education, he moved to Delhi. He graduated from the University College of Medical Sciences.[5] In 2012, he received an Honorary Doctorate from Amity University, Noida.[6]

He was involved with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since childhood. During his student days, he became associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). Later, he joined BJP.[5][7] In 2012, he was elected as an MLA from Noida during the assembly election.[8]

After 25 years as a healthcare profession, his dedication towards social welfare led him to make his electoral debut.

Political Journey

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A doctorate from Amity University, Sharma became the second-time Member of Parliament (17th Lok Sabha) in the 2019 Parliamentary elections after successfully completing his first tenure in Modi government. He won the Parliamentary elections by getting more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in Gautam Budh Nagar constituency.

Sharma was first recognized by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who gave him a place in his first cabinet in 2014.

Sharma became the first MLA of Noida, winning by a massive margin of over 27,000 votes. He was elected as MLA from the Noida Assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh in March 2012. Apart from this, he has also participated and managed the Lok Sabha as well as the state assembly elections in Gautam Budha Nagar.

Like many politicians of the BJP, Sharma started his political journey at an early age. Being a staunch follower of RSS, he was associated with ABVP since his school days and joined BJP as an active member.

Personal life

Sharma is a doctor by profession.[9] He married Uma Sharma on 22 January 1987.[1] Uma Sharma is a gynecologist. Uma is the head of the department of obstetrics and gynaecologist at the Kailash Hospital and Heart Institute. Dr. Uma Sharma is also the vice chairperson of the Kailash Healthcare Limited.[5] They have a daughter, Pallavi, and a son, Kartik, both of them are also medical professionals.[5][10]


In Gautam Buddha Nagar, development worth ₹115 Thousand Crore has occurred under the double-engine government. Member of Parliament Dr. Mahesh Sharma made this claim. He stated that in the past seven years, development projects worth ₹1 Lakh Crore have been carried out in the district. Expressing gratitude to the country's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath, he mentioned that both leaders have given several development schemes to Gautam Buddha Nagar. These include Asia's largest airport, "Noida International Airport" to be built in Jewar, a power plant costing ₹12,000 Crore, a film city to be constructed at a cost of ₹1500 Crore, a metro line from Bodaki to Pari Chowk, an elevated road and museum in Noida, among many other development projects that make Gautam Buddha Nagar a leader in the country and the state. He appealed to the public to once again entrust the leadership of the country to the Prime Minister so that the country can become a developed nation by 2047. [11]


  1. ^ a b "Sharma,Dr. Mahesh". Lok Sabha. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Dr. Mahesh Sharma assumes charge as Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Tourism and Culture". Press Information Bureau. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma promises to bring in more services for tourists". The Economic Times. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Mahesh Sharma gets a hero's welcome in Noida". The Indian Express. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d "From Medicine to Politics, Mahesh Sharma Bags Ministerial Berth". Outlook India. 9 November 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Members : Lok Sabha".
  7. ^ "Mahesh Sharma - The doctor who found a place in Modi government through sheer commitment". OneIndia. 10 November 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  8. ^ ""I will go out of my way to do something for my sector" says Dr Mahesh Sharma". Community Samvada. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2015.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ Layak, Suman (10 July 2016), "Cabinet reshuffle: Modi government's got talent but is it being fully utilised?", The Economic Times
  10. ^ "BJP leaders' sexist jibes against Priyanka Gandhi show ruling party has nothing definite to criticise Congress leader?", FirstPost, 23 March 2019
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