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|Member of the India Parliament for Sasaram|
16 May 2014
|Preceded by||Meira Kumar|
4 February 1956 |
Sasaram, Rohtas district, Bihar
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Residence||Sasaram, Rohtas district, Bihar|
|Alma mater||Patna University|
Between 1985-89 he was a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the Legislative Assembly of Bihar, where he represented the Janata Dal (United)[dubious ]party from the Mohania constituency of Sasaram, Rohtas district. He was Secretary General of the Yuva Lok Dal in Bihar between 1987-89.
Paswan was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India, in 1989 and 1991 on Janata Dal ticket from Sasaram, defeating Meira Kumar of the Indian National Congress party on both occasions. He lost the 1996 Lok Sabha election to Muni Lall of the BJP. He contested the 2014 Lok Sabha election after defecting to the BJP and won the Sasaram seat.
Paswan was born on 4 February 1956 in Sasaram to Ramchandra Paswan and Laxmina Devi. He was awarded a M.A. degree in Labour and Social Welfare from the University of Patna. He is married to Premkali Devi. He has three sons and two daughters.
- "Chhedi Paswan". Government of India. Retrieved 2015-05-02.
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