Raghuraj Singh Shakya

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Raghuraj Singh Shakya
Member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
In office
March 2012 – March 2017
Preceded byMahendra Singh Rajput
Succeeded bySarita Bhadauria
ConstituencyEtawah
Personal details
Born (1968-07-01) 1 July 1968 (age 54)
Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBhartiya Janata Party
SpouseSeema Singh Shakya
ChildrenPiyush Raj Shakya and Ayush Raj Shakya
ResidenceEtawah
As of 21 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Raghuraj Singh Shakya is an Indian politician and a member of 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh of India. He represents the Etawah constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party.

On 27 January 2017, Shakya resigned from his position believing that Mulayam Singh Yadav was being humiliated in the recent dispute between Mulayam and Akhilesh Yadav.[1]

On 7 February 2022, Raghuraj Singh Shakya joins Bhartiya Janata Party.

Political career[edit]

Shakya has been a member of the 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh. Since 2012, he has represented the Etawah (Assembly constituency) and is a member of the Samajwadi Party. In 2012 elections he defeated Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Mahendra Singh Rajpoot by a margin of 6,264 votes.[2]

Posts held[edit]

# From To Position Comments
01 March 2012 March 2017 Member, 16th Legislative Assembly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Etawah sitting MLA Raghuraj Singh Shakya resigns". Times of India. 28 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Etawah Election Results 2017". elections.in. Retrieved 30 November 2018.