Radha Mohan Singh
The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh briefing the media on Project Chaman, in New Delhi on October 16, 2017.jpg
National Vice-President
Bharatiya Janata Party
Assumed office
26 September 2020
PresidentJagat Prakash Nadda
InchargeBJP, Uttar Pradesh
Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
In office
26 May 2014 – 30 May 2019
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded bySharad Pawar
Succeeded byNarendra Singh Tomar
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
2009
Preceded byConstituency created
ConstituencyPurvi Champaran
In office
1999–2004
Preceded byRama Devi
Succeeded byAkhilesh Prasad Singh
ConstituencyMotihari
In office
1996–1998
Preceded byKamla Mishra Madhukar
Succeeded byRama Devi
ConstituencyMotihari
In office
1989–1991
Preceded byPrabhawati Gupta
Succeeded byKamla Mishra Madhukar
ConstituencyMotihari
President of Bharatiya Janata Party, Bihar
In office
2006–2010
Preceded bySushil Kumar Modi
Succeeded byC. P. Thakur
Personal details
Born (1949-09-01) 1 September 1949 (age 73)
Narha Panapur, Bihar, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseShanti Devi
Children1 son 1 daughter
Residence(s)Motihari, East Champaran, Bihar, India
Alma materM.S. College, Bihar University, Motihari, Bihar
Websitewww.radhamohansingh.in

Radha Mohan Singh (born 1 September 1949) is an Indian politician from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Since September 2020, he has been one of the national vice-presidents of the party. From 2014 to 2019, during the First Modi ministry he served as the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. Singh was President of BJP's Bihar State unit from 2006 to 2009. He was elected to 9th Lok Sabha (1989), 11th Lok Sabha (1996), 13th Lok Sabha (1999), 15th Lok Sabha (2009), 16th Lok Sabha (2014) and currently is member of 17th Lok Sabha (2019). He is the chairperson for Parliamentary Standing committee on Railways, National Election Officer, BJP & Incharge for UP BJP.

He represents Purvi Champaran constituency in Bihar state. His stature has grown which can be traced by seeing his performance in the previous elections and his outstanding performance as Central minister in Agriculture ministry .[1][2][3]

Early life

Since his youth, he has been an active RSS Swayamsevak.[1] He embarked upon a political career after becoming a member of Jan Sangh and BJP.

Social And Cultural Activities

Associated with:

Parliamentary career

He was first elected as Member of Parliament (MP) in 9th Lok Sabha (1989) & is currently Member of Parliament in 17th Lok Sabha (2019).

Lok Sabha Preceded byPrabhawati Gupta Member of Parliamentfor Motihari (Merged into Purvi Champaran in 2008) 1989 – 1991 Succeeded byKamla Mishra Madhukar Preceded byKamla Mishra Madhukar Member of Parliamentfor Motihari (Merged into Purvi Champaran in 2008) 1996 – 1998 Succeeded byRama Devi Preceded byRama Devi Member of Parliamentfor Motihari (Merged into Purvi Champaran in 2008) 1999 – 2004 Succeeded byAkhilesh Prasad Singh Preceded byConstituency created in 2009 Member of Parliamentfor Purvi Champaran 2009 – Present Succeeded byIncumbent Political offices Preceded bySharad Pawar Minister of Agriculture 26 May 2014 – 24 May 2019 Succeeded byNarendra Singh Tomar

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Biography - Radha Mohan Singh, archived from the original on 17 March 2018, retrieved 8 September 2017
  2. ^ The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/lok-sabha-elections-2014/news/PM-Modi-announces-list-of-Cabinet-ministers-with-portfolios/articleshow/35621676.cms. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Cow protection, better breeding on priority list". 29 May 2014.