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 MinisterNarendra Modi
Minister of State for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Assumed office
3 September 2017
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byG. M. Siddeshwara
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Gautam Buddha Nagar
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded byNarendra Singh Bhati
Majority2,80,212 (23.36%)
Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
for Noida
In office
6 March 2012 – 16 May 2014
Preceded byConstituency created
Succeeded byVimla Batham
Majority27,676 (13.20%)
Personal details
Born (1959-09-30) 30 September 1959 (age 59)
Manethi, Alwar district, Rajasthan
Political partyBJP
Spouse(s)Uma Sharma
ChildrenPallavi and Kartik
ResidenceNoida, Uttar Pradesh
Alma materUniversity College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University

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]

Personal life[edit]

Sharma is a doctor by profession.[10] He married Uma Sharma on 22 January 1987.[1] Uma Sharma is a 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 of them are also medical professionals.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Sharma,Dr. Mahesh". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Dr. Mahesh Sharma assumes charge as Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Tourism and Culture". Press Information Bureau. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma promises to bring in more services for tourists". The Economic Times. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Mahesh Sharma gets a hero's welcome in Noida". The Indian Express. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d "From Medicine to Politics, Mahesh Sharma Bags Ministerial Berth". Outlook India. 9 November 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
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  8. ^ "Mahesh Sharma - The doctor who found a place in Modi government through sheer commitment". OneIndia. 10 November 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  9. ^ ""I will go out of my way to do something for my sector" says Dr Mahesh Sharma". Community Samvada. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Cabinet reshuffle: Modi government's got talent but is it being fully utilised?", The Economic Times, 10 July 2016

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