Amrita Rawat

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Amrita Rawat
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ConstituencyNainital Constituency, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand
Personal details
Born (1958-08-10) 10 August 1958 (age 60)
Ekeshwar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Shri Satpal Maharaj
ChildrenShradhey, Suyesh
FatherLate Sh. Kunwar Singh Rawat (Senior Scientist)
RelativesShri Satpal Maharaj

Amrita Rawat (born 10 August 1958), also known as Shri Amrita Mata ji (by her followers), was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttarakhand, India. Shri Amrita Rawat is married to Shri Satpal Maharaj.

Political Activities[edit]

Role in stabilization of Uttarakhand during hardship[edit]

  • In 1989, she helped liberally the victims of land slides and flood in the valley of Pinder in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand.
  • In 1990, she readily helped the sufferers of heavy rains in Neelkanth.
  • In 1991, she plunged into helping the victims of the most destructive earthquake in Uttarkashi, Tehri, Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts by opening relief camps for the people living under the sky, by providing them with food articles, blankets, trampolines, medicines and free medical camps.
  • In 1994, she participated actively in the movement for formation of separate Uttarakhand State and joined as a padyatri with Shri Satpal Maharaj in the Shrandhanjai Padyatra from Gopeshwar to Narsan. She stood with the people who participated in the movement which showed her commitment to the formation of separate Uttarakhand.
  • In 1998, she openly helped the sufferes of ruinous landslides in Ukhimath.
  • In 1999, she went out to render all types of help to the victims of the most catastrophic earthquake in the district Chamoli showing her spirit of helping the affected victims of the natural disaster.

Shri Amrita Rawat along with Shri Satpal Maharaj and in-coordination with Manav Utthan Sewa Samiti was always available for help of the disaster-stricken people as a representative of the people of

Awards & Recognition[edit]

  • She had also been selected for the best MLA in 2011[5]
  • Kumaon Hills won the Award for "Best Mountain/Hill destination in India", by CNBC travel awards in 2012, under the leadership of Shri Amrita Rawat as she was Tourism minister of the state, she received the award for the state.[2]



  1. ^ "State Assembly Elections 2002 Uttarakhand results". Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Govt. of India. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Alternative Energy and Tourism Minister Amrita Rawat has advocated installing alternative energy equipments over canals towing the line of Gujarat state". Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat sacks tourism minister Amrita Rawat". dnaindia. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Leaders from congress joined BJP". dainik uttarakhand. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Amrita Rawat Best MLA". Retrieved 26 March 2016.
  7. ^ "CNBC aawaz Travel Awards 2012". CNBC. Retrieved 29 March 2016.