Narendra Singh Tomar

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Narendra Singh Tomar
Steel and Mines PSUs donate Rs. 15 crore to PMNRF (15233101696) (cropped).jpg
Tomar during an event in Gwalior, 2014
Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
Assumed office
5 July 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Preceded by Chaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Mines
In office
26 May 2014 – 5 July 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Preceded by Dinsha Patel
Succeeded by Piyush Goyal
Minister of Steel
In office
26 May 2014 – 5 July 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Preceded by Beni Prasad Verma
Succeeded by Chaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Labour and Employment
In office
26 May 2014 – 9 November 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Preceded by Sis Ram Ola
Succeeded by Bandaru Dattatreya
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
2014
Preceded by Yashodhara Raje Scindia
Constituency Gwalior
Personal details
Born (1957-06-12)12 June 1957
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Residence Gwalior

Narendra Singh Tomar (born 12 June 1957) is a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party and a member of 16th Lok Sabha[1] from Gwalior (Lok Sabha constituency).

Early life and education[edit]

Tomar was born in the village orethi,(माँ आसमानी धाम ओरेठी) 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]

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
Minister of State with
Independent charge
Succeeded by
Piyush Goyal
Minister of State with
Independent charge
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
Chaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation
5 July 2016 - Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent