|Dr. Udit Raj|
|National Executive Member Bharatiya Janata Party|
23 February 2014
|Member of the India Parliament
for North West Delhi
16 May 2014
|Preceded by||Krishna Tirath|
1 January 1961 |
Ramnagar, Allahabad district, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Alma mater||Jawaharlal Nehru University|
|Profession||Civil servant (Indian Revenue Service), social activist, writer, politician|
|As of 22 March, 2014|
Dr. Udit Raj is an Indian Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, representing the North-west Delhi constituency. Dr. Raj is also the National Chairman of the All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations. He is an influential leader from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well as nationally as a social activist for marginalised communities like SC/ST. Udit Raj is a member to the BJP National Executive. He was born in Ramnagar, Uttar Pradesh into an ethnic group called Khatik which is recognised as a Scheduled Caste , and studied for BA at Allahabad University. He took admission at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1980. He was selected for the Indian Revenue Service in 1988 and served as the Deputy Commissioner, Joint Commissioner and Additional Commissioner of Income Tax at New Delhi. On 24 November 2003 he resigned from government service and formed the Indian Justice Party. He is a prominent activist working on behalf of India's SC/ST communities.
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- "Not Without Reservations".
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- "Dr. Udit Raj Member of Parliament - Full Biography". Khatik Mahasangh. 2018-01-19. Retrieved 2018-03-09.
- Arpit Parashar (4 May 2011). "One more party for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh". tehelka.com.
- Udit Raj (22 June 2004). "Reservation For Dalits In Private Sector". countercurrents.org.
- "'Dalits have bright future in BJP'". The Statesman. 5 March 2014.
- Varagur, Krithika (2018-04-11). "Converting to Buddhism as a Form of Political Protest". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
- HAF Appreciates Congressional Hearing on Dalit Rights; Concerned by Biases
- Claims of quota disintegrating society are baseless By Udit Raj
- Opening the safety valve
- Conversion: Ram Raj's rally