Rama Devi
Rama Devi (Bihar Politician).jpg
Member of the India Parliament
for Sheohar
Assumed office
16 May 2009
Preceded bySitaram Singh
Member of the India Parliament
for Motihari
In office
1998–1999
Preceded byRadha Mohan Singh
Succeeded byRadha Mohan Singh
Personal details
Born (1948-08-08) 8 August 1948 (age 74)
Lalganj, Vaishali (Bihar)
Political partyBJP
Spouse(s)Brij Bihari Prasad (late)
Children5
Residence(s)Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Vill Bhedihari Adapur, East Champaran

Rama Devi (born 1948) is an Indian politician from Bihar and belongs to Bhartiya Janata Party. She is on the Panel of chairpersons of the 17th Lok Sabha as of 2019.

Biography

Rama Devi was born on 8 August 1948 at Lalganj in Vaishali district. She had studied Law and resides at Muzaffarpur.[1] She was member of 12th Lok Sabha from Bihar during 1998-1999 from Motihari on RJD ticket.[2]

She was first elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 on the BJP ticket from Sheohar Lok Sabha constituency. She was elected for second time to Lok Sabha (16th) in 2014 . She is elected for third time to Lok Sabha (17th) in 2019. In 2019, she was in the midst of a controversy when Samajwadi Party's MP Azam Khan made some sexist remarks directed at her, for which he was forced to apologize.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Member's Profile".
  2. ^ "12th Lok Sabha Member's Profile".
  3. ^ "Azam Khan says sorry for sexist remark in Lok Sabha, BJP MP Rama Devi says apology not accepted". India Today. Retrieved 12 March 2021.