Rattan Lal Kataria
Shri Rattan Lal Kataria taking charge as the Minister of State for Jal Shakti, in New Delhi on May 31, 2019 (cropped).jpg
Minister of State for Jal Shakti
In office
31 May 2019 – 7 July 2021
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
MinisterGajendra Singh Shekhawat
Preceded byArjun Ram Meghwal
Succeeded byPrahlad Singh Patel
Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment
In office
31 May 2019 – 7 July 2021
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
MinisterThawar Chand Gehlot
Preceded byVijay Sampla
Succeeded byA. Narayanaswamy
Pratima Bhoumik
Ramdas Athawale
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
5 June 2014
Preceded byKumari Selja
ConstituencyAmbala
Personal details
Born (1951-12-19) 19 December 1951 (age 70)
Yamunanagar, Punjab, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Smt. Banto Kataria
Children3 (1 son & 2 Daughters)
Parent(s)Shri Jyoti Ram Kataria
Residence(s)
  1. 352, Kataria Kunj, MDC-4, Panchkula, Haryana
OccupationAdvocate
As of 15 December, 2016
Source: [http://164.100.47.194/Loksabha/Members/MemberBioprofile.aspx?mpsno=183 Handle By = Piyush Kataria]

Rattan Lal Kataria is an Indian politician from Haryana. He served as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti[1] and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment till 7 July 2021. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha. He got elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Ambala as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party by 612,121 votes while total vote polled was 1,220,121 by defeating INC candidate Raj Kumar Balmiki. Previously, he was elected to 13th Lok Sabha from Ambala as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was born on 19 December 1951, and educated at Kurukshetra University.[2]

Career

In May 2019, Kataria became Minister of State for Jal Shakti and Social Justice and Empowerment.[3] He served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Haryana unit from 2000 to 2003 and during his tenure BJP Haryana unit was start own magazine Bhajpa Ki Baat in October 2000.[4][5][6]

References

  1. ^ "Govt forms 'Jal Shakti' Ministry by merging Water Resources and Drinking Water Ministries", Business Standard, Press Trust of India, 31 May 2019
  2. ^ "Lok Sabha". 164.100.47.132. Archived from the original on 30 March 2014.
  3. ^ "PM Modi allocates portfolios. Full list of new ministers", Live Mint, 31 May 2019
  4. ^ "Bhajpa Ki Baat is the official magazine of the Bharatiya Janata Party". BJPHaryana.org. 5 October 2002. Archived from the original on 5 October 2002.
  5. ^ "Bhajpa Ki Baat First editorial team". Bjp.org.
  6. ^ "List of Ex State Presidents". BJPHaryana.org.