Rajesh Sharma (politician)
|Vice President BJYM, Punjab|
8 October 1980 |
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha|
|As of November 3, 2009
Source: [Official Website]
Rajesh Sharma was born in Toronto in Canada, to Devinder and Ranbir Sharma. From early childhood he was participating in religious activities in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), which his father has been a member of from early 70's as being a disciple of the Founder of ISKCON, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad.
He was educated throughout his life in Canada and the USA, finishing high school at Thomas L. Kennedy Secondary School, and attendingUniversity of Toronto, University of Chicago, and University of California L.A.(UCLA). He has been associated with many social and cultural societies in various capacities.
He started his political career at the age of 28 when he was made Vice President for Bhartiya Janta Parties Yuva Morcha, Punjab in March 2009.
During 15th Lok Sabha election in 2009 he supported his Jalandhar candidate Hansraj Hans, and lashed out at the opposition Congress party on issues such as lack of action on 26/11 info, Money bribes from Congress party on the Trust Vote, and other such issues. He repeatedly raised the BJP slogan "Mazbuth Netha, Nirnayak Sarkaar Bhartiya Janta Party (Meaning Strong Leader, Decisive Government)
He also dawned on the fact that even though Congress having 4 ministers in Punjab Govt, did not succeed in creating a better Jalandhar, whereas when BJP/SAD were in Govt Sh. Manoranjan Kalia, Local Bodies Minister had given Jalandhar City projects like Bus Terminal, Pushpa Gujral Science City, Medical College and so on.