Govind Singh

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Govind Singh Kushwah
Govind Singh Kushwah
Member of Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh and Vice-President of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee
Constituency Lahar, India
Personal details
Born (1951-07-01)July 1, 1951
Lahar, Bhind, Madhya Pradesh, India
Political party Indian National Congress (INC)
Residence Lahar, Bhind, Madhya Pradesh
Religion Hindu

Govind Singh Hindi: डॉ.गोविन्द सिंह (born July 1, 1951) is an Indian political leader who has served as a minister in the state government of Madhya Pradesh and as a senior Congress (I) party leader. Singh has held various ministerial posts since his first such appointment in December, 1998. As of 2011 he is a member of Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly for Lahar,[1] having been returned to the Assembly five consecutive times,[2] and is both a vice-president of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee and member of the All India Congress Committee.

Political career[edit]

Govind Singh Kushwah's (MLA from Lahar) financial assets in 2008, as declared by him, were Rs. 2 Crore+. However, his assets increased more than three times in just seven years of his working as an MLA. His declared financial assets in the year 2014 is Rs. 7 Crores.[3] In 2014, Singh also tried to create a rift in the All India Congress Committee by writing a letter against party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia.[4] He has the following cases registered against him: PC Sections - 120B, 420, 467, 468, 409 and 12(1)(D)(ii) & 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act.[5]

Singh's political career can be summarised as follows:

  • 1990 : Elected first time for 9th Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh.[6]
  • 1993 : Elected for 10th Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh.[7]
  • 1998 : Elected for 11th Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh.[8]
  • December 2003 : Elected for 12th Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh.[9]
  • 8 November 2008 : Elected fifth time for 13th Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh.[10]

2013 6th time also elected 15th legislative assembly of mp


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