Swati Singh (politician)

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Swati Singh
स्वाति सिंह
Minister of State (Ind. Charge) to the Government of Uttar Pradesh [1]
Assumed office
19 March 2017
Member of Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
Assumed office
18 March 2017
Preceded by Sharda Pratap Shukla
Constituency Sarojini Nagar
Personal details
Born 1 August 1978
(age 40)
Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Daya Shankar Singh (m. 2001)
Children One Son, One Daughter
Alma mater LLM:2007--University of Lucknow[2]
Profession Business, Politician

Swati Singh is an Indian politician and Minister of State (Independent Charge) for NRI, Flood Control, Agriculture export, Agriculture Marketing, Agriculture Foreign Trade and state minister in the Ministry of Women Welfare, Family Welfare, Maternity and Child Welfare in the Government of Uttar Pradesh.

Education[edit]

  • M.M.S. in 2001 from MNREC (Now MNNIT) Allahabad
  • L.L.M. in 2007 from the University of Lucknow[2]

Political life[edit]

She came in an active field of politics after her husband got expelled from the post of vice-president of Bhartiya Janta Party and party both for six years after a comment on BSP Chief Mayawati in a public meeting in September 2016. On 12 March 2017, the BJP revoked her husband's expulsion.[3]

She was appointed to the ministries of NRI, Flood control, Agriculture Marketing and Export, Women Welfare, Maternal and child welfare.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "दो नायब व 22 कैबिनेट मंत्रियों के साथ योगी ने ली यूपी के मुख्यमंत्री पद की शपथ". jagran.com.
  2. ^ a b ADR,. "Swati Singh(Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)):Constituency- SAROJINI NAGAR(LUCKNOW) – Affidavit Information of Candidate:". myneta.info.
  3. ^ "BJP revokes expulsion of newly-elected MLA Swati Singh's husband – Times of India". indiatimes.com.
  4. ^ http://www.bhaskar.com/uttar-pradesh/?C1-up=
  5. ^ "CM Yogi Adityanath keeps home, revenue: UP portfolio allocation highlights", Hindustan Times, 22 March 2017