Chhedi Paswan

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Chhedi Paswan
Member of the India Parliament for Sasaram
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded by Meira Kumar
Personal details
Born (1956-02-04) 4 February 1956 (age 61)
Sasaram, Rohtas district, Bihar
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Premkali Devi
Children 5
Residence Sasaram, Rohtas district, Bihar
Alma mater Patna University
Profession Social Worker

Chhedi Paswan (born 4 February 1956) is a member of 16th Lok Sabha (2014-2019) and a former member of Bihar Legislative Assembly. He represents the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).[1]


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.[citation needed]

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.

Personal life[edit]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Chhedi Paswan". Government of India. Retrieved 2015-05-02.