Pramod Tiwari

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Pramod Tiwari
Pramod Tiwari at Parliament Library Building, New Delhi.jpg
Tiwari in 2018
MP of Rajya Sabha for Uttar Pradesh
In office
14 December 2013 – 2 April 2018
Succeeded byG. V. L. Narasimha Rao, BJP
ConstituencyUttar Pradesh
Member of legislative assembly, Uttar Pradesh
In office
1980–2013
Succeeded byAradhana Misra (bypoll)
ConstituencyRampur Khas
Personal details
Born (1952-07-16) 16 July 1952 (age 69)
Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Alka Tiwari (died on 27 April 2012)
ChildrenSona Tiwari (vijayashri tiwari), Mona Tiwari (Aradhana Misra)
Residence(s)Sangramgarh Lalganj Ajhara
Websitewww.pramodtiwari.co.in

Pramod Tiwari (born 16 July 1952) is an Indian politician from the Indian National Congress party. He is a nine-time Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Rampur Khas assembly seat in Pratapgarh of Uttar Pradesh. He was elected as Member of Rajya Sabha in 2013 bye-elections, for the vacant seat due to disqualification of sitting member Rasheed Masood and April 11, 2018 is the end of his term from Rajya Sabha.[1]

Career[edit]

Pramod Tiwari was chosen as a member of Uttar Pradesh Assembly for the first time in the 1980s. He regularly won the Rampur Khas seat. He was the state minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1984 to 1989. Tiwari has won nine times in a row.[2]

In 2007 election, Tiwari defeated Kunwar Viggyat Singh of the Samajwadi Party (SP) by a huge margin and in 2012 election, he defeated Hira Madi Patel of Bahujan Samajwadi Party by 31,544 votes.

On 6 June 2012, the Congress removed him as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and replaced him with Pradeep Mathur, a three-term MLA from Mathura.[3][4][5]

Pramod Tiwari was chosen as a member of UP Assembly for the first time in the 1980 and won Record nine times in a row from Rampur Khas seat in Pratapgarh district. He was the minister of UP from 1984 to 1989. He was also the Congress legislature party leader for a record time.

Record[edit]

Pramod Tiwari entered Guinness Book of Worlds Records for winning Rampur Khas assembly seat for the 7th time in a row.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pramod Tiwari and Kanaklata Singh were declared elected unopposed to two Rajya Sabha by-elections from Uttar Pradesh". Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  2. ^ [1] Archived 27 January 2012 at the Wayback MachineCong's Pramod Tiwari to Fight Elections the 9th Time
  3. ^ Congress axes Pramod Tiwari as CLP leader
  4. ^ Finally, loyalist Pramod Tiwari was shown the door as Congress legislative party in UP
  5. ^ "Congress axes Pramod Tiwari as CLP leader". Archived from the original on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Pramod's name entered in Guinees Book of Worlds Records". Zee News. Retrieved 12 June 2021.

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