Pradeep Jain Aditya
|Pradeep Kumar Jain 'Aditya'|
|Minister of State in Ministry of Rural Development|
|Preceded by||Chandrapal Singh Yadav|
September 8, 1962 |
Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
Pradeep Kumar Jain 'Aditya' (born 8 September 1962), is an Indian politician from Indian National Congress (INC), who is currently Minister of State in Ministry of Rural Development in the 2009 Union Cabinet.[dead link]
Early life and education
He started his political career in Jhansi and eventually became the City President of the UP Congress in 1996.
He was two times (2004 & 09) elected member of Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha (Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly). In 2009, he was elected to 15th Lok Sabha from Jhansi in the Indian general election of 2009 and thereafter became Union Minister of State, for Rural Development, and his inclusion in the ministry was seen an indication of renewed importance given to Bundelkhand politics by the Congress party.
On May 5, 1992, he married Snehalata Jain and the couple have two children, a son (Gaurav Jain) and a daughter (Saumya Jain).
- "Overview of Ministry of Rural Development: Ministers and Secretaries". Ministry of Rural Development website.
- Pradeep Kumar Jain Aditya Profile Government of India website.
- "Jain’s inclusion in ministry shows focus on Bundelkhand". Indian Express. May 29, 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2010.