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Raghuvansh Prasad Singh
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Raghuvansh Prasad Singh
MP
In office
1996 - 2014
Preceded byShiva Saran Singh
Succeeded byRama Kishor Singh
ConstituencyVaishali
Personal details
Born(1946-06-06)6 June 1946
Vaishali, Bihar, British India
Died13 September 2020(2020-09-13) (aged 74)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Political partyRashtriya Janata Dal
Spouse(s)Kiran Singh
Children2 sons and 1 daughter
ResidencePatna
WebsiteOfficial website
As of 25 February, 2006
Source: [1]
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh in his office after taking over the charge as the Union Minister of Rural Development in New Delhi on May 24, 2004
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (born 6 June 1946 - 13 September 2020) was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Vaishali constituency of Bihar and was the national vice president of the Rashtriya Janata Dal political party. He resigned from RJD in September, 2020 and wrote a letter to Lalu Prasad Yadav saying he was being sidelined. He is one of the senior most politician's in India as a peoples representative in the legislature for four decades from 1977. He started his political career when he was elected as an MLA and was subsequently made the energy minister of Bihar in the Karpoori Thakur cabinet. He has represented belsand constituency five times in the Bihar vidhan sabha. He was made the member of Bihar legislative council in 1991 post which he became the chairman of Bihar legislative council.He has represented vaishali constituency from Bihar in lok sabha consecutively for five terms and has been in the union cabinet for three terms. He was the Union Cabinet Minister for Rural Development in UPA-I of Manmohan Singh's government and is credited with conceptualization and implementation of NREGA ( National rural employment guarantee act.)
Singh is a Professor and Phd. in mathematics and an expert in rural and agricultural landscape in India.
Political journey :
1973-77 Secretary, Samyukta Socialist Party (S.S.P.), Sitamarhi district
1977-90 Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly
1977-79 Minister of State (Independent charge), Power, Government of Bihar
1979-80 Member, Committee on Questions and Calling Attention
1980-85 President, Lok Dal, Sitamarhi district
1985-89 Member, Central Parliamentary Board, Lok Dal
1985-90 Member, Public Accounts Committee
1987-90 Member, Pratyayukta Samiti
1989-90 Chairman, Library Committee
1990 Deputy Speaker, Bihar Legislative Assembly
1991-94 MLC, Bihar Legislative Council
1991-95 Member, Bihar Legislative Council
1994-95 Chairman, Bihar Legislative Council
1995-96 Minister, Energy, Relief, Rehabilitation and Department of Official Languages, Government of Bihar
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Union Minister of State, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (Independent Charge)
1997-98 Union Minister of State, Food and Consumer Affairs (Independent Charge)
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Chairman, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution; and its Sub-Committees on Department of Food and Civil Supplies; Department of Sugar and Edible Oils; Department of Consumer Affairs; and Department of Coordination
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Leader, Rashtriya Janata Dal Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Home Affairs
1999-2004 Member, General Purposes Committee
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
23 May 2004 - 2009 Union Cabinet Minister, Rural Development
Vice President, Parliamentary Forum on Water Conservation & Management
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Jun. 2009 Member, Panel of Chairmen, Lok Sabha
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Home Affairs
19 Oct. 2009 General Purpose Committee
Social and Cultural Activities Associated with socialist movement; Teachers movement; Farmers movement; and activities related to nation building
Special Interests Social service; struggle against exploitation; legal aid to the farmers, the labourers and the oppressed; promotion of education and educational reforms
Sports and Clubs Yoga and exercise
Favourite Pastimes and Recreation Music
Countries Visited South Korea,Germany, U.K., Mauritus and U.S.A.
Other Information : Imprisoned during socialist movement, Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan movement and several political agitations
External links
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Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website
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