Lokendra Singh (politician)

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Lokendra Singh
लोकेन्द्र सिंह
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MLA, 17th Legislative Assembly
In office
March 2017 – February 2018 (died)
Succeeded byNaim Ul Hasan
ConstituencyNoorpur
MLA, 16th Legislative Assembly
In office
March 2012 – March 2017
Preceded byConstituency Created
Succeeded bySelf
ConstituencyNoorpur
Personal details
Born(1976-12-15)15 December 1976
Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh
Died21 February 2018(2018-02-21) (aged 41)
Sitapur
Citizenship India
NationalityIndian
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Mrs. Avneesh Singh
Children2 sons.
ParentsMahesh Chandra (father)
ResidenceBijnor district, Uttar Pradesh
Alma materBareilly College
(M. J. P. Rohilkhand University)
ProfessionAgriculturist & Politician
PortfolioMLA
Websitewww.lokendrasingh.in

Lokendra Singh (Hindi: लोकेन्द्र सिंह) (15 December 1976 – 21 February 2018) was an Indian politician and a member of the 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh of India. He represented the Noorpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh and was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party political party.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Lokendra Singh was born in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh. He holds Master of Arts degree from Bareilly College (M. J. P. Rohilkhand University). Before being elected as MLA, he used to work as an agriculturist.[1]

Controversy[edit]

On 12 August 2017, a case was filed against Singh, his brother, and a former Samajwadi Party MLA for allegedly illegally detaining a farmer who died after being tortured.[4]

Death[edit]

Singh died on 21 February 2018 in a traffic collision at the age of 41.[5]

Posts Held[edit]

# From To Position Comments
01 March 2012 March 2017 Member, 16th Legislative Assembly
02 March 2017 February 2018 Member, 17th Legislative Assembly died during his term

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Member Profile" (PDF). Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly website.
  2. ^ "2012 Election Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India website.
  3. ^ "All MLAs from Assembly Constituency". Elections.in.
  4. ^ "BJP MLA, Samajwadi Party leader booked in connection with death of farmer in Uttar Pradesh". 12 August 2017.
  5. ^ Lokendra Singh, BJP MLA from Bijnor's Noorpur, died in road accident