Kunwar Bhartendra Singh

Kunwar Bhartendra Singh is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Lok Sabha constituency of Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Prior to being elected as a Lok Sabha MP, Singh had served as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) in Uttar Pradesh for two terms. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, he defeated his nearest rival Shahnawaz Rana from Samajwadi Party (SP) by a margin of more than 2 lakh votes.

Early Life and Education

Kunwar Bhartendra Singh was born in Dehradun (Uttarakhand) on January 14, 1964 to Raja Devendra Singh and Rani Anjali D Singh. He has completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Arts (Hons.) with specialization in History. The educational institutes he attended include the Doon School, Dehradun and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

Political Career

  • 2002 – 2007 and 2012 – 2014: Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Two Terms)
  • 2002 – 2003: Minister of State, Irrigation, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
  • 2012 – 2014: Whip, B.J.P, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
  • May, 2014: Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards: Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
  • 15 Sep. 2014 onwards: Member, Committee on Private Members Bills and Resolutions; Member, Consultative Committee, M/O External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs

Personal Pursuits

Kunwar Bhartendra Singh has been associated with a wide variety of social and cultural activities. In his free time, he likes to read and listen to Indian classical music. He has visited various foreign countries such as Israel, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore and Thailand.

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