Putul Kumari

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Putul Kumari born on (November 16, 1958) is an Indian politician from Bihar state, and member of 15th Lok Sabha (Lower house of Parliament of India) from Banka, Bihar.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She is the widow of Digvijay Singh, who previously held the seat.She has two daughters named Mansi Singh and Shreyasi Singh of which her younger daughter Shreyasi Singh is international-level trap shooter. Shreyasi Singh had secured 4th rank in 2010 Commonwealth Games held at Delhi.

Childhood and Education[edit]

Born on 16 November 1958 at Pali, Patna (Bihar) from father Late Jang Bahadur Singh and mother Smt Lalghari Devi. She completed her M.A in Hindi from Patna University. [2]

Political career[edit]

She won a by-election in 2010 to enter the Lok Sabha for the first time.[3] She took the oath of office on November 26, 2010.[4]

In her maiden speech, during the Railway Budget in March 2011 she asked for more railway lines for her constituency, which is a backward area.

Social and Cultural activities[edit]

She is very active for promoting primary education of children; organising health camps `swasthyaya melas` and mass marriages of girls belonging to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.She is also associated with (i) establishment/functioning of charitable hospitals; and (ii) Gidhaur Foundation and Gidhaur Mohotsava Annual Festival celebrated during Durga Puja festival at Gidhaur.

Interests[edit]

She works for Reiki (third level completed),working for upliftment of the deprived people.She is also a great fan of sports and games.She is Associated with shooting event;She owns Membership of Rifle Association of India;She likes practicing yoga and organising yoga sessions.Her favourite pastimes and recreation activities are reading religious literature (OSHO and Swami Satyanand) and fiction;also interested in gardening, devotional music,interior designing; flower arrangement (Ikebana) and fishing.

Countries Visited[edit]

Australia,Brazil,China,Cuba,France,Japan, South Africa,Trinidad and Tobago,U.K,U.S.A,and West Indies

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