Pankaj Choudhary

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Pankaj Choudhary
Member: 10th, 11th, 12th, 14th and 16th Lok Sabha
Constituency Maharajganj
Personal details
Born (1958-01-01) 1 January 1958 (age 59)
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
Citizenship  India
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Bhagyashri Chaudhary
Children 1 son and 1 daughter
Residence Gorakhpur
As of September 22, 2006
Source: [1]

Pankaj Choudhary (born 1 January 1958) is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Early life[edit]

He was born on January 1, 1958 to Late Shri Bhagwati Prasad Chaudhary. He has a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from Gorakhpur University.


He was first elected to the 10th Lok Sabha in 1991 and then got elected to 11th Lok Sabha in 1996, 12th Lok Sabha in 1998 however, lost to Akhilesh Singh of Samajwadi Party in 1999 General elections. He later, won the 2004 Lok Sabha elections. In 2009, he lost again to the Indian National Congress candidate Harsh Vardhan from Maharajganj. In 2014, he won from the same constituency and is now member of 16th Lok Sabha.[1]

Position Held[edit]

  • 1989-91 Member, Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1990-91 Deputy Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1990 onwards Member, Working Committee, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.)
  • 1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
  • 1991-96 Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table & Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
  • 1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
  • 1996-97 Member, Committee on Communications & Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
  • 1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
  • 1998-99 Member, Committee on Railways; Member, Committee on Petitions & Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
  • 2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)

Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme Member, Committee on Tourism

  • 2007 onwards Member, Committee on MPLADS
  • 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)


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