Ramesh Bidhuri
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded byRamesh Kumar
ConstituencySouth Delhi[1]
Chairman of Standing Committee of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member of the Legislative Assembly
In office
4 December 2003 – 16 May 2014
Preceded byShish Pal Singh
Succeeded bySahi Ram
ConstituencyTughlakabad (Delhi Assembly constituency)
Personal details
Born (1961-07-18) 18 July 1961 (age 60)
New Delhi, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)
Kamla Bidhuri
(m. 1987)
Children3
Residence(s)New Delhi, India
EducationBachelors of Commerce and L.L.B
Alma materChaudhary Charan Singh University[2]
Websiterameshbidhuri.co.in

Ramesh Bidhuri (born 18 July 1961) is a Member of the India Parliament and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).[3]

Bidhuri and members of his family have been active members of the Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh from their early childhood. Sh. Bidhuri started his political career as a student when he was elected as the central councilor of Saheed Bhagat Singh College and to the executive council of Delhi University. He is serving South Delhi Constituency second time in a row as an MP and have served as an MLA thrice before being elected as an MP.[4]

He is currently the Member of Parliament representing South Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency) and Chairman of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Early life

Ramesh Bidhuri was born to Ramrikh Bidhuri and Charto Devi. He is married to Kamla Bidhuri and has two sons and a daughter. He has three older brothers and one younger brother. He did his initial schooling at G.B.S.S School No. 2, Kalkaji, New Delhi.

Since his college days, he has been active in politics. He chose the BJP as his political party. As mentioned before he was a member of the student council and he was General Secretary in the BJP in Delhi State. In 2003–08 he was the Vice President of BJP Delhi. He won three consecutive terms as MLA from 2003 to 2014. BJP chose him for MP candidate in the 2014 Lok Sabha election and currently he is Member of parliament (Lok Sabha). His father, late Shri Ramrikh, was a social worker.

Political career

Since his college days, Bidhuri was active in politics. As a student leader he worked diligently and dedicatedly for ABVP since 1983. Sh. Bidhuri completed his graduation in B.Com. from Saheed Bhagat Singh College(M), Delhi University and completed his degree in LAW (LLB) from Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut and is now Advocate in Delhi High Court.

Since 1993 he has worked actively in politics occupying prestigious posts in several religious and political organizations. He worked as the District Gen. Secretary Mehrauli district in the year 1996 and served as the Pradesh Secretary of Dharm Yatra of Mahasangh. He also served the party from 1997 to 2003 as District President BJP. He also worked actively as the Vice President BJP Delhi Pradesh from 2003 to 2008. Currently, he is Gen. Secretary, BJP Delhi Pardesh – a position he has occupied since 2008. He joined BJP and has been 3 times MLA from Tughlakabad. In the 2014 Indian general election, Bidhuri was declared as the candidate from South Delhi constituency by BJP. Bidhuri won the election from the South Delhi constituency.[5] He is currently the Member of Parliament representing South Delhi. He is also the Chairman of prestigious Standing Committee of Parliament on Petroleum and Natural Gas.

In 2019, he defeated Aam Aadmi Party's Raghav Chadha and Indian National Congress's Vijender Singh in elections in South Delhi (Lok Sabha constituency) by gaining more than 54% votes.[6][7]

References

  1. ^ "Tamesh Bidhuri".
  2. ^ "Ramesh Bidhuri". www.india.gov.in. National Portal of India. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  3. ^ Kumar, Sanjay (2013). Changing Electoral Politics in Delhi: From Caste to Class. SAGE Publications. p. 152. ISBN 9788132116448. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Ramesh Bidhuri". rameshbidhuri.co.in. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Members: Lok Sabha". Parliament of India. Parliament of India. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  6. ^ "147 Candidates Including Boxer Vijender Singh, Three AAP Nominees Lose Deposit in Delhi LS Polls". 24 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Ramesh Bidhuri vote share towers over Vijender Singh and Raghav Chadha".