Riti Pathak
Member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
3 December 2023
Preceded byKedarnath Shukla
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
16 May 2014 – 6 December 2023[1][2]
Preceded byGovind Prasad Mishra
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Born (1977-07-01) 1 July 1977 (age 46)
Khatkhari, Madhya Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseShri Rajnish Pathak
ParentShri Ramkaran Dev Pandey & Smt. Shyama Pandey
Residence(s)Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh
Alma materAwadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa
As of 16 December, 2016
Source: [1]

Riti Pathak (born 1 July 1977) is a member of the Member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh who belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party. She was first elected to the Lok Sabha in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party from Sidhi seat of Madhya Pradesh, and won seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 1,08,046 votes.[3] She was re-elected to the 17th Loksabha in 2019. She won the Sidhi seat again by defeating the Congress candidate Shri Ajay Singh by a margin of 2,86,520 votes.[4][5]

Early life, education, and personal life

Riti Pathak (born Riti Pandey) was born on 1 July 1977 in Village Khatkhari of District Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh (present-day District Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh) to Smt. Shyama Pandey (Homemaker) and Shri Ramkaran Dev Pandey (Lawyer).

She was brought up in Rewa. She did her bachelor's degree (BA) in history and Hindi literature followed by master's degree in history (from Girls Degree College, Rewa). Then she completed her graduation in LLB(The Bachelor of Laws).

While in School and college she was also active in co-curricular activities and completed her all three NCC certificates by her graduation. She was Joint Secretary at GDC in 1994-95

In the year 1997, she married Shri Rajneesh Pathak.

Social work and politics

With inspiration and support from her family, she started social works for women in her home constituency area. She was introduced to Politics when she contested for Jila Panchayat Adhyaksh, Sidhi and won. In 2014, she contested the election from constituency Sidhi of Madhya Pradesh and won by the margin of 1,08,046 votes. She was re-elected to the Loksabha in 2019. She is former member of 17th Lok Sabha.

Positions held


  1. ^ India Today (6 December 2023). "10 of 12 BJP MPs who won state elections resign from Lok Sabha". Archived from the original on 10 December 2023. Retrieved 10 December 2023.
  2. ^ "Madhya Pradesh: Narendra Singh Tomar, Rakesh Singh, Riti Pathak Resign As MPs After Election To State Assembly". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 6 December 2023.
  3. ^ "Congress demolished in MP, BJP wins 27 out of 29 seats".
  4. ^ "Sidhi Election Result, BJP wins 28 out of 29 seats in MP".
  5. ^ "Members : Lok Sabha". loksabhaph.nic.in. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  6. ^ "Educational Info Of Riti Pathak".
  7. ^ "Details of Riti Pathak".