Radha Mohan Singh

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Radha Mohan Singh
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Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Assumed office
26 May 2014
Preceded by Sharad Pawar
Member of the India Parliament
for Purvi Champaran
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Personal details
Born (1949-09-01) 1 September 1949 (age 67)
Narha Panapur, East Champaran, Bihar, India
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Shanti Devi
Children 2
Residence Motihari, East Champaran, Bihar, India
Alma mater M.S. College, Bihar University, Motihari, Bihar
Website www.radhamohansingh.in

Radha Mohan Singh (born 1 September 1949) is an Indian politician having affiliations with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Singh was president of BJP's Bihar State unit from 2006 to 2009. He was elected to 11th Lok Sabha, 13th Lok Sabha (1999-2004), 15th Lok Sabha and currently a member of the 16th Lok Sabha (2014-2019), the lower house of the Parliament of India. He represents Purvi Champaran constituency in Bihar state. He is a Rajput and hails from Champaran. He was inducted in Narendra Modi led central government as a cabinet minister and currently holds the portfolio of Minister of Agriculture of India.[1] He listed cow protection and better breeding of Indian cows as one of his priorities.[2]

Since his youth, he was an active RSS Swayamsevak. He embarked upon a political career after becoming a member of Jan Sangh and BJP. His political journey has always been on an upward trajectory and it continued when he became the Union Cabinet Minister. After assuming charge, he said: “Our mission is to empower farmers of the country.”[3]

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Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Prabhawati Gupta
Member of Parliament
for Motihari (Merged into Paschim Champaran in 2008)

1996 – 1998
Succeeded by
Rama Devi
Preceded by
Rama Devi
Member of Parliament
for Motihari (Merged into Paschim Champaran in 2008)

1999 – 2004
Succeeded by
Akhilesh Prasad Singh
Preceded by
Constituency created in 2009
Member of Parliament
for Paschim Champaran

2009 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Sharad Pawar
Minister of Agriculture
26 May 2014 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent