|Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Mahabir Prasad|
|Constituency||Bansgaon, Uttar Pradesh|
|Born||6 August 1976|
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party.|
|Children||3 Jai, Raksha and Tanu|
|Parents||Om Prakash Paswan (Father), |
Subhawati Paswan (Mother)
|Residence||Gorakhpur & New Delhi.|
|Alma mater||St. Pauls School in Gorakhpur.|
|Profession||Businessperson & |
|Committees||Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment|
Kamlesh Paswan is an Indian politician and is Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha of India. Paswan represents the Bansgaon constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party political party.
Early life and education
Kamlesh Paswan was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is a matriculate from St. Paul's School in Gorakhpur. His father, Om Prakash Paswan, was also a politician and was killed in 1996 while addressing a public meeting.
Paswan was also a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. In 2009, he contested for Lok Sabha elections and became a member of the 15th Lok Sabha from Bansgaon constituency. He is now a member of 16th Lok Sabha.
Threat on life
In October 2013, Paswan claimed that his life was under threat from "political rivals and mafia" in the region. Reportedly, he had requested the District magistrate and the Superintendent of police for providing him security cover. Paswan also stated that he contemplated raising his security concerns to the Chief Minister of U.P., Akhilesh Yadav.
|01||2002||2007||Member Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly|
|02||2009||2014||Member, 15th Lok Sabha|
|03||2009||2014||Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment|
|04||2014||2019||Member, 16th Lok Sabha|
|05||2019||Incumbent||Member, 17th Lok Sabha|
- 15th Lok Sabha
- Politics of India
- Parliament of India
- Government of India
- Bansgaon (Lok Sabha constituency)
- Bharatiya Janata Party
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