Vijay Kumar Sinha
8th Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar
Assumed office
28 January 2024
Serving with Samrat Choudhary
Chief MinisterNitish Kumar
Preceded byTejashwi Yadav
Leader of the Opposition
Bihar Legislative Assembly
In office
24 August 2022 – 28 January 2024
Chief MinisterNitish Kumar
Preceded byTejashwi Yadav
Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly
In office
25 November 2020 – 24 August 2022
Preceded byVijay Kumar Chaudhary
Succeeded byAwadh Bihari Choudhary
Minister of Labour Resources
Government of Bihar
In office
29 July 2017 – 16 November 2020
Chief MinisterNitish Kumar
Preceded byVijay Prakash Yadav
Succeeded byJibesh Kumar
Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
November 2010
Preceded byFulaina Singh
ConstituencyLakhisarai
Personal details
Born (1967-06-05) 5 June 1967 (age 56)
Tilakpur, Bihar, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse
Sushila Devi
(m. 1986)
Children2 sons & 2 daughters
ResidencePatna
ProfessionPolitician
Source: [1]

Vijay Kumar Sinha is an Indian politician and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar along with Samrat Choudhary under Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister. He was earlier the leader of the opposition in the Bihar Legislative Assembly. [1][2] He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a member of Bihar Legislative Assembly from Lakhisarai constituency since 2010.[3][4]

He was the Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly from 25 November 2020 to 24 August 2022, Vijay Sinha resigned from his post following a no-confidence motion moved against him by the then-ruling Mahagathbandhan.[5]

References

  1. ^ "BJP's Vijay Kumar Sinha elected Speaker of Bihar Assembly". Kumar Anshuman. The Economic Times. 26 November 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2021.
  2. ^ Tewary, Amarnath (25 November 2020). "NDA nominee Vijay Kumar Sinha elected Bihar Assembly Speaker". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  3. ^ "After 51 years, Bihar Elects Speaker, Job Goes To BJP's Vijay Sinha". NDTV.com. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Vijay Kumar Sinha: BJP's Vijay Sinha elected speaker of Bihar assembly". The Times of India. 25 November 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2021.
  5. ^ Tewary, Amarnath (24 August 2022). "Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha resigns". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 August 2022.