Mahesh Sharma

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Mahesh Sharma
Mahesh Sharma
Sharma at the Vibrant Gujarat 2015 summit
Minister of State (Independent Charge)
Assumed office
12 November 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Minister of State for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climatic change
Assumed office
3 September 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Preceded by G. M. Siddeshwara
Succeeded by Jayant Sinha
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Gautam Buddha Nagar
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded by narendra Singh bhati
Majority 2,80,212 (23.36%)
Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
for Noida
In office
6 March 2012 – 16 May 2014
Preceded by Constituency created
Succeeded by Vimla Batham
Majority 27,676 (13.20%)
Personal details
Born (1959-09-30) 30 September 1959 (age 58)
Manethi, Alwar district, Rajasthan
Political party BJP
Spouse(s) Uma Sharma
Children Pallavi and Kartik
Residence Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Alma mater University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University
Profession Physician

Mahesh Sharma is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was elected in the Indian general election, 2014 from Gautam Buddha Nagar. He is a physician by profession.[1]

On 12 November 2014, he was appointed as a Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism[2] and Civil Aviation.[3][4]

Life and career[edit]

Mahesh Sharma was born on 30 September 1959 in Manethi village in Mundawar tehsil Alwar district of Rajasthan. His father, Kailash Chand Sharma, was a school teacher. He did his early schooling in the village. For senior secondary education, he moved to Delhi. He graduated from the University College of Medical Sciences.[5] In 2012, he received an Honorary Doctorate from Amity University.[6][7]

He was involved with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since childhood. During his student days, he became associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). Later, he joined BJP.[5][8] In 2012, he was elected as an MLA from Noida during the assembly election.[9]

On 1 March 2017, a man from Ghaziabad accused Sharma of beating him after trying to convince a doctor at Sharma's hospital to examine his friend's son.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Sharma is a doctor by profession.[11] He married Uma Sharma on 22 January 1987.[1] Uma Sharma is an gynecologist. She is the head of the department of obstetrics and gynaecologist at the Kailash Hospital and Heart Institute. She is also the vice chairperson of the Kailash Healthcare group.[5] He has a daughter, Pallavi, and a son, Kartik, both them are also medical professionals. His best friend name was Kamal Ram.[5]


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