Rewati Raman Singh
|Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh(maniji)|
|MP of Rajya Sabha for Uttar Pradesh |
5 July 2016
|Preceded by||Kanak Lata Singh, SP|
|Succeeded by||Ujjwal Raman Singh|
5 October 1943 |
|Children||1 son and 1 daughter|
|Residence||19-A,Ashok nagar, nyaya marg, 211001,Allahabad,Uttarpradesh|
|As of 17 September, 2006
Kunwar Rewati Raman Singh (born 5 October 1943) is an Indian politician for the Allahabad (Lok Sabha Constituency) in Uttar Pradesh. He played a major role in the establishment of the Samajwadi Party (SP) with SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, Beni verma and Azam khan. He is the national secretary of Samajwadi Party. He has served Karchhana, the vidhan sabha constituency of Allahabad for more than 20 years as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). He was also elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) (Lok Sabha) from Allahabad twice after defeating the popular BJP politician, Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi. He has now been elected as a MP (Rajya Sabha) from Uttar Pradesh.He was made irrigation minister and environment minister.
He belongs to a royal family of bhumihar brahmin and called as(Raja Baraon) of Allahabad and is also known as "Kunwar Sahab" or "Prince Sir". He had worked with Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and many other leaders to clean the holy Ganges river. He has a strong influence not within SP but in other party also.He had worked with many popular leaders like former primeminister B.P. Singh and Raj Narayan Singh. His son (Ujjwal raman singh) is also an active political leader and was elected as MLA from karchhana constituency in 2004 from Samajwadiparty and he was the Chairman of beej vikas nigam a(cabinet minister)in the former Samajwadi party government.He is re-elected in 2017 assembly election after 2004 as a mla from karchhana constituency. His Victory is important for Samajwadi party because he is the only one sp candidate who won from Samajwadi party in Allahabad and near by constituencies. He is called heartking of the youths.Rewati raman singh took part in the protest against emergency imposed by Indra gandhi.He won elections at the time when congress was on its peak point and rare leaders dare's to stand against congress. So winning election against congress was the big deal for Rewati raman singh.There was one case (Cash for votes case ) which was filed against him for buying Bjp's MP to favour congress by Election commission but no one can proved so he won case.
Positions held ;;Member, Public Accounts Committee;Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications & IT;Member, Joint Committee on Installation of Portraits, statues of National Leaders and Parliamentarians in Parliament House Complex 1974-1978, 1982-1993 and 1996-2004 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (eight terms) 1977-1979 Minister for State, Small Scale Industries, Government of Uttar Pradesh 1979-1980 Cabinet Minister, Power, Government of Uttar Pradesh 1989-1990 Cabinet Minister, Irrigation, Small Scale Industries and Environment, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh 1991-1992 Leader of Opposition, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly 2003-2004 Cabinet Minister, Transport, Government of Uttar Pradesh 2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha;Member, Committee on Coal and Steel 5 Aug. 2007 Member, Standing Committee, Coal and Steel 2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term) 6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Public Accounts 31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on External Affairs 7 Oct. 2009 Member, Committee on Ethics;Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communnications & IT 1 Dec. 2009 Chairman, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit 24 Dec. 2009 Member, Advisory Council for the Lok Sabha Television Channel 1 May 2010 Member, Committee on Public Accounts 31 Aug. 2011 Member, Standing Committee on Railways