|Member of the Indian Parliament
|Preceded by||Manvendra Singh|
|Succeeded by||Hema Malini|
December 27, 1978 |
Dallas, TX, United States
|Political party||Rashtriya Lok Dal|
|Alma mater||London School of Economics|
|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 was one of the prime mover on Land Acquisition issue and had introduced a Private Member Bill on Land Acquisition in the Lok Sabha. 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.
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