Narendra Singh Tomar

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Narendra Singh Tomar
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Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
(Additional Charge)
Assumed office
13 November 2018
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byAnanth Kumar
Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Assumed office
5 July 2016
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byChaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Mines
Assumed office
3 September 2017
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byPiyush Goyal
In office
26 May 2014 – 5 July 2016
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byDinsha Patel
Succeeded byPiyush Goyal
Minister of Steel
In office
26 May 2014 – 5 July 2016
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byBeni Prasad Verma
Succeeded byChaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Labour and Employment
In office
26 May 2014 – 9 November 2014
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded bySis Ram Ola
Succeeded byBandaru Dattatreya
Member of parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
2014
Preceded byYashodhara Raje Scindia
ConstituencyGwalior
Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (Additional Charge)
In office
18 July 2017 – 3 September 2017
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byM. Venkaiah Naidu
Succeeded byHardeep Singh Puri
Personal details
Born (1957-06-12) 12 June 1957 (age 61)
Morena, Madhya Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
ResidenceGwalior

Narendra Singh Tomar (born 12 June 1957) is an Indian politician and the current Minister of Rural Development, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Panchayati Raj and Mines in the Government of India. He is the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party and a member of Sixteenth Lok Sabha[1] from Gwalior (Lok Sabha constituency).

Early life and education[edit]

Tomar was born in the village orethi, porsa in Morena District,(Madhya Pradesh), on 12 June 1957 in a Tomar Rajput family to Munshi Singh Tomar and Sharda Devi Tomar, a well-educated and well-off couple. He graduated from Jiwaji University. He is married to Kiran. The couple have two sons and a daughter.[2] He was nicknamed as Munna Bhaiya by Babulal Gaur.[3]

Political career[edit]

He has taken over as Union Minister (Cabinet rank) of Steel, Mines, Labour and Employment on 27 May 2014 in the cabinet headed by Narendra Modi, Prime Minister. He was administered the oath of office and sworn in as Union Minister on 26 May 2014 by Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India.

On 5 July 2016, during the second cabinet reshuffle of the Narendra Modi ministry, Chaudhary Birender Singh replaced Narendra Singh Tomar as the Steel Minister and Narendra Singh Tomar replaced Chaudhary Birender Singh as the Minister of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development and Drinking Water and Sanitation.[4] Piyush Goyal replaced Narendra Singh Tomar as the Minister of Mines (Minister of State with Independent charge).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detailed Profile on the Government of India website
  2. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  3. ^ "BJP leaders exhort Tomar: ?Lage Raho Munna Bhaiya?". HT. Archived from the original on 5 January 2014. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  4. ^ a b "No more a people ministry for Birender Singh, now the steel minister". Business Standard. 6 July 2016. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Yashodhara Raje Scindia
Member of Parliament
for Gwalior

2014 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Sis Ram Ola
Minister of Labour and Employment
26 May 2014 – 9 November 2014
Succeeded by
Bandaru Dattatreya
Preceded by
Beni Prasad Verma
Minister of Steel
26 May 2014 – 5 July 2016
Succeeded by
Chaudhary Birender Singh
Preceded by
Dinsha Patel
Minister of Mines
26 May 2014 – 5 July 2016
Succeeded by
Piyush Goyal
Minister of State with
Independent charge
Preceded by
Chaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation
5 July 2016 - 3 September 2017
Succeeded by
Uma Bharti
Preceded by
Chaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Rural Development
5 July 2016 - Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Chaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Panchayati Raj
5 July 2016 - Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Venkaiah Naidu
Minister of Urban Development
18 July 2017 - 3 September 2017
Succeeded by
Hardeep Singh Puri
Minister of State with
Independent charge
Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
18 July 2017 - 3 September 2017
Preceded by
Piyush Goyal
Minister of State with
Independent charge
Minister of Mines
3 September 2017 – Present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Ananth Kumar
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
13 November 2018 – Present
Incumbent