Jayant Chaudhary

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Jayant Chaudhary
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Mathura
In office
Preceded by Manvendra Singh
Succeeded by Hema Malini
Personal details
Born (1978-12-27) December 27, 1978 (age 38)
Dallas, TX, United States
Nationality Indian
Political party Rashtriya Lok Dal
Spouse(s) Charu Singh
Children Two Daughters
Alma mater London School of Economics
Occupation Politician
Religion Hindu
Biographical Note on Lok Sabha

Jayant Chaudhary (born 27 December 1978) is an Indian politician. He is the General Secretary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and was a member of Parliament from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh state in the 15th Lok Sabha.

He is grand son of Charan Singh former prime minister of India and son of Ajit Singh former union minister.[1] He graduated with an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.[2]

He was one of the prime mover on Land Acquisition issue and had introduced a Private Member Bill on Land Acquisition in the Lok Sabha.[3] Jayant Chaudhary is a member of the Standing Committee on Commerce, the Consultative Committee on Finance, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), and the Committee on Government Assurances. He has served previously on the Standing Committees on Agriculture and Finance as well as the Committee on Ethics.

Jayant Chaudhary has been working with several civil society groups, and non-governmental organizations. For instance, he serves as convener of the ‘Thursday Briefing sessions’ organized by the Constitution Club of India (CCI) in partnership with the PRS Legislative Research for the honourable Members of the Parliament during the session. This forum is a bi-partisan effort to informally debate on important legislations and evolve consensus on issues. He is a key member of the Climate Parliament and Globe India organizations, which work on sensitizing policy makers to climate change and the imperatives to ensure energy security in developing countries.

Jayant Chaudhary is married and has 2 children. He again contested from Mathura in Indian general election, 2014 but lost his seat against BJP candidate Hema Malini.