Rakesh Singh

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श्री राकेश सिंह
Member of Parliament Lok Sabha
Incumbent 2004 - Present
Preceded by Jai Shri Banerjee
Constituency Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Personal details
Born (1962-06-04) 4 June 1962 (age 55)
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Political party Bhartiya Janta Party
Spouse(s) Mala Singh
Children 2 daughters

South Civil Lines, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

K.Kamraj Lane, New Delhi
Website www.rakeshsingh.org
As of 18 July, 2016
Source: [1]

Rakesh Singh (born 4 June 1962) is an Indian politician and member of the Bhartiya Janta Party. He is presently a member of the 16th Lok Sabha. He has been representing the Jabalpur constituency of Madhya Pradesh since 2004 general elections.

He has been appointed as the Chief Whip of Bhartiya Janta Party replacing Arjun Ram Meghawal who was inducted into the Modi government.[1]

Singh upholds Co-Incharge of Maharashtra state as he has strong organizational skills. He is working as the Parliamentary Standing Committee Chairman on Coal and Steel. He is also member of several parliamentary committees.

Besides these political activities, ingh is known for his social and public movement Jal Yatra whose aim was to bring awareness among common people for conservation and preservation of most valuable element water in his constituency areas.

One of his another prominent social work campaign was prohibition and rejection of non-vegetarian food among common people, which influenced a lot.[clarification needed]