|Born||19 December 1947|
Sikar, Rajputana Agency, India
|Political party||Bharat Vahani Party|
Ghanshyam Tiwari (born 19 December 1947) is an Indian politician who has served as the MLA of the Sanganer constituency, located in Rajasthan between 2013-2018. 6 time MLA Tiwari has been winning since last three consecutive elections from the same constituency. He is one of the prominent leaders of Rajasthan who have played significant roles in the establishment of Bharatiya Janata Party.
After a long fight against the Immoral and dominating political acts of the current CM Vasundhara Raje, Tiwari resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party and created his own political organisation Bharat Vahini Party.
Minister Of Power
|In office - 2 July, 1998 - 30 November, 1998|
|Chief minister - Bhairo Singh Shekhawat|
Minister of Education, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
|December, 2003 - December 2007|
|Chief Minister - Vasundhara Raje|
Minister of Food & Civil Supplies, Minister of Law & Justice
|December 2007 - 2008|
|Chief Minister - Vasundhara Raje|
Position in BJP
|Vice president, BJP||Rajasthan||1989 to 2003|
|Member, BJP National Council||1992 to 1994|
|Spokesperson, BJP||Rajasthan||1992 to 1994|
|Member, Election Committee,||Rajasthan||1992 to 1994|
|Member, National Administrative, BJP||2002 to Present|
|President, Election Manifesto, 2008 elections, Rajasthan|
Early life and education
Ghanshyam Tiwari was born on 19 December 1947 in Sikar Rajasthan. While pursuing the Bachelor's degree from Sri Kalyan Sanskrit College, Sikar, he was given the position of general secretary in the Students' Union of the college. After graduating from the Sanskrit college, he came to Jaipur for his L.L.B. In these years he was a member of the University Apex Body. He was also the organiser and Vice President of ABVP.
During the emergency in 1975, Tiwari became a full-fledged politician. He fought against the dominating policies of the government. Tiwari got a huge support from the people of Rajasthan and became a powerful voice during this period. Due to his fight against the central government, Tiwari was put in jail where he was brutally tortured. Then some national level activists like Jayaprakash Narayan and Atal Bihari Vajpayee started a movement against the government in defence of Tiwari. This was the turning point in Tiwari's political life. He got appreciated by many great leaders of that time and become a recognised face in Rajasthan.
Tiwari contested in Rajasthan assembly elections of 1980 from Sikar constituency and Won. He was consecutive Re elected as MLA for 2 times, 1980-85 and 1985-89.
Role in BJP
Tiwari was a significant member of Janta Party. Due to some internal conflicts, a few members separated from the Janata Party and created a new organisation called Bharatiya Janata Party on April 6 1980. Tiwari was one of the founders of BJP in Rajasthan. He played a prominent role in establishing the BJP in Rajasthan. Due to his responsible attitude and effective appeal in the public, Tiwari was given multiple responsibilities in BJP which he fulfilled with great compassion.
Achievements as Minister
Tiwari has served as the minister of various departments in the cabinet of Rajasthan government. He was the Power Minister in the Government of Bhairo Singh Shekhawat during July 1998 to November 1998. After few years, he was given multiple departments in Vasundhara Raje's government. Tiwari was heading primary and secondary education department, law and Justice Department, Parliamentary affairs Department simultaneously during the period of 2003 to 2007. Tiwari has significant achievements as the education minister of Rajasthan. He made new policies in the department related to transfer and placements. He distributed free textbooks among the students, opened school at every kilometre and made the transfers more transparent than ever. There were more than 1.5 Lakh teachers appointed during his term. His work as the education minister was appreciated by the Supreme Court Of India. For the milestones achieved during his term, the Education department of Rajasthan was awarded with the UNESCO Confucius Prize For Literacy.
- Tiwari resigns from BJP
- Rebel BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari protests against Raje's occupation of government bungalow
- Rajasthan rebel MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari writes to Amit Shah, says ‘Sack Raje in public interest’
- Rebel BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari, son float new party to contest Rajasthan election
- Ghanshyam Tiwari takes on govt over EBC quota issue
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