S. P. Singh Baghel

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S. P. Singh Baghel
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Personal details
Born (1960-06-21) 21 June 1960 (age 58)
Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBhartiya Janta Party
ResidenceEtawah
Websitehttp://www.spsinghbaghel.com
As of 16 May 2014
Source: [1]

S. P. Singh Baghel (born 21 June 1960) is a politician in India. He was elected to the Lok Sabha for the Samajwadi party and to the Rajya Sabha. In 2017, Baghel became a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh representing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Personal life and education[edit]

Baghel was born in Bhatpura, Umari, Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh in 1960. His father was Rambhrose Singh and his mother was Ram Shree Devi. Baghel married on 30 November 1989 and has two children. Baghel has a bachelor of law degree, a masters' degree in science and a doctoral degree. He attended Maharaja Jiyaji Rao University in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh and the Meerut University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

Career[edit]

In 1998, 1999 and 2004, Baghel represented the Samajwadi Party in the Jalesa Lok Sabha, Uttar Pradesh. After these three terms, Baghel was suspended from his party. He then unsuccessfully contested two Lok Sabha elections as a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate. In 2014, Baghel was elected to the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) but then in the following election, lost to the Bhartiya Janta Party candidate.[1]

On 3 July 2015, Baghel became president of the BJP OBC Morcha (the "Other Backward Class" wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party).[2][3][4]

In 2017, Baghel became a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh representing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Public office activities[edit]

In 1998 and 1999, Baghel was a member of committees on subordinate legislation, human resource development and health and family welfare. In 1999 and 2000, he was a member of committees on food, civil supplies and public distribution and an estimates committee. Between 2000 and 2004, he worked in the Ministry of Home Affairs and on a committees on public undertaking, external affairs and member attendance in the House.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BJP to play OBC card in 2017 UP polls".
  2. ^ "BJP creates OBC morcha ahead of Bihar election".
  3. ^ "With an eye on Bihar, UP polls, BJP forms OBC Morcha to boost electoral fortunes".
  4. ^ OBC Morcha to fight for rights of backward classes Business Standard website.