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ShriJ.M.Aaron RashidMale5/13/501/1/1060Indian National CongressTheni Tamil Nadu BusinessChennai based businessman who ran a large lottery network. He rose from the ranks in the Congress. He was a MLA and is representing Periyakulam LS seat for the second term.
Dr.Farooq AbdullahMale10/21/371/1/1072Jammu and Kashmir National ConferenceSrinagar Jammu and Kashmir Family - SonSon of Sheikh Abdullah, political leader, chief minister and the 'Lion of Kashmir'.
ShriBasudeb AchariaMale7/11/421/1/1067Communist Party of India (Marxist)Bankura West Bengal Trade UnionA fifth-generation Tamil, in West Bengal, Acharia is a powerful trade union leader besides being an MP. He started his political career as a local trade union leader, and was a party worker. He soon garnered enough influence and the party gave him a ticket to contest the 7th Lok Sabha election in 1980 which he won. He is a member of CITU, the party's labour wing.
ShriSisir Kumar AdhikariMale9/19/411/1/1068All India Trinamool CongressKanthi West Bengal No significant family backgroundA land owner, Sisir and his son Suvendu are both members of parliament. Sisir was in the Congress before shifting his loyalty to the Trinamul. He has served as Chairman and Commissioner of Contai Municipality Board before he was elected as an MLA. His biggest contribution has been his role in effecting the turnaround results in the Panchayat polls in East Midnapore, traditionally a CPI(M) stronghold.
ShriSuvendu AdhikariMale12/15/701/1/1039All India Trinamool CongressTamluk West Bengal Family - SonHe started his career as a councilor of Contai municipality in 1990. Following his father’s footsteps, he contested Assembly elections from Kontai (south) in 2006 and won. Suvendu wanted to be a monk and before joining politics, he was closely associated with Ramakrishna Mission. He has three criminal cases pending but the MP insists that he is completely inncocent, nor has he been convicted. Suvendu is credited as the man who galvanised the people of Nandigram under the umbrella of the Bhumi Ucched Pratirodh Committee when land acquisition for a chemical hub triggered a movement in the region. His father Sisir Adhikari is also an MP.
ShriYogi AdityanathMale6/5/721/1/1038Bharatiya Janata PartyGorakhpur Uttar Pradesh RSS He is next in line to be the head priest of the Goraknath Temple, one of Hinduism's high temples, and actively pursues a Hindutva agenda. The current high priest Avaidyanath has also served as an MP.
ShriAnandrao AdsulMale6/1/471/1/1063Shiv SenaAmravati Maharashtra SC No significant family backgroundAn activist from the cooperative sector, first became director of the state cooperative bank in 1989, elected to the Lok Sabha in 1996, and since then is a fourth term MP.
ShriLal Krishna AdvaniMale11/8/271/1/1082Bharatiya Janata PartyGandhinagar Gujarat RSS Started out as a functionary in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh during the freedom movement and then joined the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. He fought his first election to the Lok Sabha in 1989. Before that he was a Rajya Sabha MP.
ShriJai Prakash AgarwalMale11/11/441/1/1065Indian National CongressNorth East Delhi Delhi Family - SonFather Ram Charan Agarwal was a freedom fighter and popular Congress leader.
ShriRajendra AgrawalMale10/2/491/1/1060Bharatiya Janata PartyMeerut Uttar Pradesh RSS Served as spokesperson of RSS in the 1970s. He was imprisoned during Emergency and the Ayodhya movement. He became President of the Meerut cell of BJP in 1997.
ShriE. AhamedMale4/29/381/1/1072Muslim League Kerala State CommitteeMalappuram Kerala No significant family background (Lawyer)An advocate by profession, Ahamed started his political career as a member of the legislative Assembly, and held several posts in the Municipal Council. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1991 on an India Union Muslim League ticket. Was minister for Industries in Kerala state (1982-87), and was MoS for External affairs during 2004-09.
ShriHansraj Gangaram AhirMale11/11/541/1/1055Bharatiya Janata PartyChandrapur Maharashtra No significant family backgroundA farmers' activist, first elected to the Maharashtra state legislative council in 1994, now a fourth term MP.
ShriSultan AhmedMale6/6/531/1/1057All India Trinamool CongressUluberia West Bengal No significant family backgroundSultan Ahmed comes from a middle class background and swtiched from the Congress to Trinamul along with Mamata Banerjee. He is a hotelier, and a member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board. Sultan is considered a messiah by local Muslims. According to his official government profile, he has served as a Chairman and councillor in the Kolkota Municipal Corporation.
ShriBadruddin AjmalMale2/12/501/1/1060Assam United Democratic FrontDhubri Assam BusinessA popular Muslim leader in Assam who hails from a prominent business family.
Dr.Rattan Singh AjnalaMale1/16/441/1/1066Shiromani Akali DalKhadoor Sahib [Taran Taran]Punjab No significant family backgroundStarted out at the district politics level and then made his way up. A professional doctor.
ShriM. K. AlagiriMale1/30/511/1/1059Dravida Munnetra KazhagamMadurai Tamil Nadu Family - SonHe is the elder son of chief minister and DMK president M Karunanidhi. As a first term MP from Madurai, he was made union chemicals and fertilizers minister. As the south zone organising secretary of the DMK, he wields a lot of power in the party and the administration.
ShriS. AlagiriMale10/22/521/1/1057Indian National CongressCuddalore Tamil Nadu No significant family backgroundHe started his career as a local functionary of the Congress, represented the grievances of the farmers. He was the Chairman of the local Panchayat Committee. He was elected to the TN assembly for two terms in 1991 and 1996. He got the ticket for LS polls in 2009 with the strong backing of union home minister P Chidambaram.
ShriNarayan Singh AmlabeMale6/1/511/1/1059Indian National CongressRajgarh Madhya Pradesh No significant family backgroundSarpanch and district Congress committee president. He defeated former chief minister Digvijay Singh's younger brother MP Laxman Singh
ShriK. Murugesan AnandanMale12/12/511/1/1058All India Anna Dravida Munnetra KazhagamViluppuram Tamil Nadu SC No significant family backgroundOne of the Dalit faces of the AIADMK in northern Tamil Nadu and a former minister. According to his profile on the Indian Government website, he held various positions with the AIADMK at the district level before being elected to the TN Assembly in 1985.
ShriSuresh Chanabasappa AngadiMale6/1/551/1/1055Bharatiya Janata PartyBelgaum Karnataka BusinessA lawyer by profession, Angadi became a BJP worker many years ago. He served as the district vice President, and then as the President of the district BJP before contesting the Lok Sabha elections. A local businessman, he is in the cement businenss and owns various education institutes in and around Belgaum. His declared wealth went from Rs. 471 lakhs in 2004 to over Rs. 16 crore in 2009.
ShriSai Prathap AnnayyagariMale9/20/441/1/1065Indian National CongressRajampet Andhra Pradesh No significant family backgroundA grassroots politician, Pratap was a close follower of former Chief Minister YSR Reddy. He won the Lok Sabha elections six times from 1989. He is currently the Union Minister of State for Steel.
ShriAnto AntonyMale5/1/571/1/1053Indian National CongressPathanamthitta Kerala Student politicsA student and youth wing leader of the Indian National Congress in Kerala. Held several positions with the powerful Kerala Student's Union.
ShriGhanshyam AnuragiMale12/15/721/1/1037Samajwadi PartyJalaun Uttar Pradesh SC No significant family backgroundHe is a Dalit Leader, and was Chairman of the Zila Panchayat in Hamirpur - a neighbouring district
ShriAshok ArgalMale1/1/691/1/1041Bharatiya Janata PartyBhind Madhya Pradesh SC Family - SonFormer MP Chhabiram's son, youth activist first elected in 1996
ShriPraveen Singh AronMale5/8/591/1/1051Indian National CongressBareilly Uttar Pradesh No significant family backgroundHis mother was very close to N D Tewari, who backed Airon's entry into politics
ShriJaywant Gangaram Awale Male7/6/401/1/1069Indian National CongressLatur Maharashtra SC No significant family backgroundAn engineer by education, began as a rural development activist, first became MLA in 1999.
ShriKirti (Jha) AzadMale1/2/591/1/1051Bharatiya Janata PartyDarbhanga Bihar Family - Son (Cricketer)Kirti is a second generation politician. His father Bhagwat Jha Azad was a senior Congress leader and chief minister of Bihar. However Kirti joined the BJP. Kirti is also a well known cricketer having represented India at international level. He was member of the Indian cricket team which won the World Cup in England in 1983. Kirti comes from an elite upper caste family.
Thiru Thalikkottai Rajuthevar BaaluMale6/15/411/1/1069Dravida Munnetra KazhagamSriperumbudur Tamil Nadu Student politicsHe rose from the ranks. He emerged as a strongman in the DMK for his organisational skills. He joined the DMK when he was 16 in 1957, and was active in the party's youth wing. He was also made the DMK secretary for the Madras district. However, he was made a Rajya Sabha member only in 1986 and was elected as a LS member after that. The five term MP, was a powerful union minister for nearly a decade. Now heads the DMK parliamentary party.
ShriK.C. Singh BabaMale3/29/471/1/1063Indian National CongressNainital-Udhamsingh Nagar Uttarakhand Royal FamilyHe is a scion of the erstwhile Royal family of Kashipur, sometimes referred to as the Chandrabans dynasty. The family still holds a sway over the Kashipur region. Was a member of the UP Assembly before being elected to the Lok Sabha.
ShriGajanan Dharmshi BabarMale3/1/431/1/1067Shiv SenaMaval Maharashtra No significant family backgroundBegan as a corporator in the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation in 1996, first became a MLA in 1995, first term MP
ShriRaj BabbarMale6/23/521/1/1058Indian National CongressFirozabad Uttar Pradesh Inducted (Actor)Famous actor
Smt.Harsimrat Kaur BadalFemale7/25/661/1/1043Shiromani Akali DalBathinda Punjab Family - Multiple connectionsMarried to deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal. Daughter-in-law of Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal. Her brother Bikram Singh Majithia was a former minister of state. Her maternal family is one of the established feudal families of Punjab.
Smt.Sarika Devendra Singh BaghelFemale8/9/801/1/1029Rashtriya Lok DalHathras Uttar Pradesh SC Family - Daughter-in-lawFather-in-law Genda Lal was an RSS leader
ShriVijay BahugunaMale2/28/471/1/1063Indian National CongressTehri Garhwal Uttarakhand Family - Multiple connectionsHis father H.N Bahuguna was a freedom fighter who went on to become the Chief Minister of UP. He was also the former Indian finance minister. His sister Rita Bahuguna Joshi is an active and popular politician too. She is currently the President on the UP Congress unit.
ShriKhiladi Lal BairwaMale1/5/641/1/1046Indian National CongressKarauli-Dholpur Rajasthan SC No significant family backgroundBairwa hails from a weaker section and has some minor cases against him. But he has a clean image as his 'criminal' cases are believed to be 'political' in nature.
ShriRamesh BaisMale8/2/471/1/1062Bharatiya Janata PartyRaipur Chhattisgarh No significant family backgroundBais was a farmer and started his career by being elected as the councillor to the Raipur Municipal Corporation in 1978. He then graduated to state politics and became a member of the Madhya pradesh legislative assembly in 1980. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1989.
ShriThangso BaiteMale4/17/531/1/1057Indian National CongressOuter Manipur Manipur ST No significant family backgroundWas a social worker
ShriKameshwar BaithaMale3/15/561/1/1054Jharkhand Mukti MorchaPalamu Jharkhand SC Maoist CommanderBorn to a farmer in Garhwa, Kameshwar cleared his matriculation examination in 1975, and then decided against college and headed for the jungles to join the People’s War Group instead. He quickly rose up the ranks and became the Palamau head of the outfit. Police records show that Kameshwar has been an active Maoist since 1984. His expertise in explosives and mines meant that he rose rapidly to the rank of zonal commander. He is the only elected Maoist in Lok Sabha and is currently in custody at Rohtas district jail in Bihar. He was labelled a 'dreaded Maoist commander' in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. He won the election while in custody, without even campaigning in person. He still has a Rs 500,000 reward on his head announced by the three state governments. Kameshwar faces 46 criminal cases ranging from murder and extortion to carrying out explosive acts. He is also accused of killing several policemen in a landmine blast triggered on the Bihar-Jharkhand border in 2002.
SardarPartap Singh BajwaMale1/29/571/1/1053Indian National CongressGurdaspur Punjab Family - SonHis father Satnam Singh Bajwa was an Akali leader who served as a Minister of State and was slain by militants.
ShriKamlesh BalmikiMale3/12/671/1/1043Samajwadi PartyBulandshahr Uttar Pradesh SC No significant family backgroundConsidered close to Kalyan Singh, who backed his candidature in the last general election despite being from different political parties
ShriPorika NaikBalramMale6/6/641/1/1046Indian National CongressMahabubabad Andhra Pradesh ST No significant family backgroundA first time MP, Balram is a former police constable. He belongs to the Scheduled Tribes and was fielded by the Congress to counter Praja Rajyam Party candidate D T Naik, a former IPS officer.
ShriSudip BandyopadhyayMale12/10/521/1/1057All India Trinamool CongressKolkata Uttar West Bengal Student politicsHe began his political career when he was picked as the president of the West Bengal Youth Congress in 1972. He first became an MLA, on a Congress ticket, in 1987. Sudeep had joined Mamata's Trinamool in 1997, after leaving the Congress but in 2004, he returned to the Congress. In 2008, he again left Congress to rejoin Trinamool.
ShriAmbica BanerjeeMale8/28/281/1/1081All India Trinamool CongressHowrah West Bengal No significant family backgroundA mechanical engineer by profession, Banerjee studied in London and from 1982 was a West Bengal MLA. In 2009 he and several other Trinamool politicians fought with police in Kolkata over ‘abandoned’ ballots which they believed had been brought to an official building by the CPI(M) ‘for rigging purposes’.
KumariMamata BanerjeeFemale1/5/551/1/1055All India Trinamool CongressKolkata Dakshin West Bengal Student politicsDaughter of freedom fighter late Promileswar Banerjee, Mamata forayed into politics when she joined West Bengal Chhatra Parishad, student wing of Congress, while studying at the Jogmaya Debi College in Kolkata in 1970s. Graduating to party politics, she was General Secretary of West Bengal Mahila Congress in 1979-80 and subsequently held other posts in Congress. In 1984, she contested the Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket from Jadavpur and won against veteran Left leader Somnath Chatterjee.
ShriKalyan BanerjeeMale1/4/571/1/1053All India Trinamool CongressSerampore West Bengal No significant family background (Lawyer)Banerjee, a well-known advocate in the Calcutta High Court, has been practising since 1981. Ever since he became a senior advocate in 2004, he has been active in the legal circuit. He was actively involved in a number of cases concerning Nandigram, Singur and even the Rizwanur Rahman case. He loyally and whole-heartedly stood by Mamata during her toughest agitations in Nandigram and Singur.
ShriPawan Kumar BansalMale7/16/481/1/1061Indian National CongressChandigarh Chandigarh Student politicsWas a popular youth leader in Chandigarh.
ShriShafiqur Rahman BarqMale7/11/301/1/1079Bahujan Samaj PartySambhal Uttar Pradesh No significant family backgroundHe was on the Babri Masjid Action Committee
ShriGangasandra Siddappa BasavarajMale5/4/411/1/1069Bharatiya Janata PartyTumkur Karnataka No significant family backgroundA local landlord, he served as a Congress party worker for many years and was made the President of the Tumkur Congress Committee before contesting his first Lok Sabha election in 1984, which he won. A popular leader in Tumkur, he owns an engineering college as well. Left Congress in 2008, and joined BJP.
ShriE. T. Mohammed BasheerMale7/1/461/1/1064Muslim League Kerala State CommitteePonnani Kerala Trade UnionA veteran trade union leader of Muslim League. He became member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly in 1985 and then Minister for Education in Kerala during 1991-96.
Dr.Pulin Bihari BaskeMale4/25/681/1/1042Communist Party of India (Marxist)Jhargram West Bengal ST No significant family backgroundAn eminent doctor, and tribal leader, Baske began his political career at the local zilla parishad (top tier of the district panchayati raj system). In 1998, he was made Chairman of the Midnapore Zilla Parishad. According to sources, qualified doctors and teachers are well recieved by the Communist Party, and therefore, a lot of MP's from Bengal are either doctors or teachers.
Smt.Susmita BauriFemale1/5/751/1/1035Communist Party of India (Marxist)Bishnupur West Bengal SC Family - Daughter (Student politics)Bauri's mother Sandhya Bauri was a three time MP from the same constituency. Her candidature to the Lok Sabha was prompted by the fact that the CPI(M) needed a Dalit to fill the Bishnupur seat that had been vacated by Bauri's mother. Susmita was associated with the Student Federation of India in College.
ShriKunwarjibhai Mohanbhai BavaliyaMale3/16/551/1/1055Indian National CongressRajkot Gujarat No significant family backgroundA long-time Congress Worker, Bavaliya was a popular community leader. A former teacher, he served as an MLA four times between 1995 - 2009.
Dr.Mirza Mehboob BegMale9/4/491/1/1060Jammu and Kashmir National ConferenceAnantnag Jammu and Kashmir Family - SonSon of Mirza Afzal Beg, the one time right hand man of Sheikh Abdullah. Born into a political family, Beg did his MBBS from Government Medical College Srinagar. He came into politics after the demise of his father and was elected for the state assembly in 1983 on a National Conference ticket.
ShriDevidhan BesraMale10/24/451/1/1064Bharatiya Janata PartyRajmahal Jharkhand ST RSS Devidhan is an old and devoted RSS worker who has worked in the grassroots organisation Giri Vanbasi Kendra in Santhal Pargana. He played a major role in the success of the BJP in tribal dominated seats. He was born in October 1945, but his family did not keep a record of the exact date. For the purpose of this research, the date of birth has been assumed to be 24 October 1945, which is the birth date of the United Nations
ShriAvtar Singh BhadanaMale12/17/571/1/1052Indian National CongressFaridabad Haryana No significant family background He started out as a Joint secretary of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee and was elevated to the post of a state Minister within a span of four years. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1991, and has since been re-elected 3 more times. His family were also involved in the mining industry.
ShriSudarshan BhagatMale10/20/691/1/1040Bharatiya Janata PartyLohardaga Jharkhand ST Student politicsBhagat was a State (Bihar) General Secretary with the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad as a student. He is a former Jharkhand Mukti Morcha member. He is a non-RSS MP of the BJP. He was a State (Bihar) General Secretary with the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad as a student.
ShriTarachand BhagoraMale1/1/541/1/1056Indian National CongressBanswara Rajasthan ST No significant family backgroundTarachand Bhagora won his tribal dominated constituency by 199,454 votes which made him the winner with the highest margin in Rajasthan. He has served a term in Rajya Sabha too. Tarachand who is himself an adavasi and enjoys a good image and reputation.
ShriBhajan LalMale10/6/301/1/1079Haryana Janhit CongressHisar Haryana No significant family backgroundStarted out as a member of the local self government in Haryana.
ShriSanjay BhoiMale3/11/741/1/1036Indian National CongressBargarh Orissa Family - SonSon of Krupasindhu Bhoi, Former MP & Union Minister.
ShriShrimant Ch. Udyanraje PratapsinhmaharajBhonsleMale2/24/661/1/1044Nationalist Congress PartySatara Maharashtra Royal FamilyBelongs to a royal family, first elected MLA in 1999, first term MP. Claims to be a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji, the Maratha warrior-king.
ShriSameer Magan BhujbalMale10/9/731/1/1036Nationalist Congress PartyNashik Maharashtra Family - UncleMaharashtra deputy chief minister Chaggan Bhujbal's nephew. First term MP.
ShriKantilal BhuriaMale6/1/501/1/1060Indian National CongressRatlam Madhya Pradesh ST No significant family backgroundTribal youth activist. First became block president in 1977, elected MLA in 1980, first became MP in 1998, now cabinet minister for tribal affairs
ShriParayamparanbil Kuttappan BijuMale4/3/741/1/1036Communist Party of India (Marxist)Alathur Kerala SC Student politicsA student leader, he was the National President of the Students Federation of India.
ShriHemanand BiswalMale12/1/391/1/1070Indian National CongressSundargarh Orissa ST No significant family backgroundTwice former Chief Minister of Orissa, he started his career at the village panchayat level.
Dr. (Smt.) Jhansi Botcha LakshmiFemale4/11/641/1/1046Indian National CongressVizianagaram Andhra Pradesh Family - WifeWife of State Congress leader Botcha Satyanarayana, who is a Minister in the state government and a sitting MLA from Vizianagaram district. She first got elected to the Lok Sabha in December 2006 in a by-election and this is her second term. Botsa is a powerful family in the Vizianagaram with eight members of the family and relatives holding some posts, ironically replacing the erstwhile royal family of Gajapati Raju, who till then were the most politically active family in the region.
ShriJeetendra Singh BundelaMale9/22/581/1/1051Bharatiya Janata PartyKhajuraho Madhya Pradesh No significant family backgroundA former school manager, first became MLA in 2003, first term MP
ShriSansuma Khunggur BwiswmuthiaryMale1/1/601/1/1050Bodoland Peoples FrontKokrajhar Assam ST No significant family backgroundA former lecturer, he espouses the separate Bodoland cause.
ShriP.C. ChackoMale9/29/461/1/1063Indian National CongressThrissur Kerala Student politicsA student and youth wing leader of the Indian National Congress in Kerala. Once joined Congress (S) with Sharad Pawar, and then came back to INC. Very senior leader.
Smt.Bijoya ChakravartyFemale10/7/391/1/1070Bharatiya Janata PartyGauhati Assam No significant family backgroundA former teacher. Rajya Sabha member before he was elected to the Lok Sabha.
ShriC. M. ChangMale4/1/431/1/1067Nagaland Peoples FrontNagaland Nagaland No significant family backgroundHe is a retired civil servant.
ShriArvind Kumar ChaudharyMale7/25/641/1/1045Bahujan Samaj PartyBasti Uttar Pradesh Family - NephewNephew of Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Food & Civil Supplies Minister UP
Dr.Tushar Amarsinh ChaudharyMale12/18/651/1/1044Indian National CongressBardoli Gujarat ST Family - SonHis father, Amarsinh Chaudhary was chief minister of Gujarat from the Congress and one of Gujarat's best known adivasi leaders. Tushar is a qualified doctor and won his first election as MLA in 2002 and then became MP
ShriJayant ChaudharyMale12/27/781/1/1031Rashtriya Lok DalMathura Uttar Pradesh Family - SonSon of Ajit Singh, President of Rashtriya Lok Dal
Smt.Raj Kumari ChauhanFemale1/15/701/1/1040Bahujan Samaj PartyAligarh Uttar Pradesh Family - WifeWife of state minister Thakur Jaiveer Singh
ShriDara Singh ChauhanMale7/25/631/1/1046Bahujan Samaj PartyGhosi Uttar Pradesh No significant family backgroundAgriculturist and social worker
ShriPrabhatsinh Pratapsinh ChauhanMale6/15/411/1/1069Bharatiya Janata PartyPanchmahal Gujarat No significant family backgroundA known 'strongman' in Gujarat Politics, Prabhatsinh has been an MLA and minister in the Gujarat government before he was launched in the Lok Sabha. In his affidavit, he has listed several cases against him, including cheating and forgery. He started his political career at the local level and served as sarpanch in the Panchayat committee.
ShriMahendrasinh Pruthvisinh ChauhanMale11/1/531/1/1056Bharatiya Janata PartySabarkantha Gujarat No significant family backgroundHe is a practising doctor and has held important posts in the district panchayat. This was his first election on the party symbol.
ShriSanjay Singh ChauhanMale10/10/611/1/1048Rashtriya Lok DalBijnor Uttar Pradesh Family - SonSon of former UP deputy CM Chauduri Narain Singh
ShriHarischandra Deoram ChavanMale12/25/511/1/1058Bharatiya Janata PartyDindori Maharashtra ST No significant family backgroundStudent activist, known for organising tribal mass marriages. First became an MLA in 1994, now a 2 term MP.
ShriPalaniappan ChidambaramMale9/16/451/1/1064Indian National CongressSivaganga Tamil Nadu Student politics (Lawyer)Born into an illustrious family, Chidambaram entered active politics in his student days and was the President of the Tamil Nadu wing of the Youth Congress in 1972. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1984, believed to have been granted a ticket by Rajiv Gandhi who was then inducting the educated elite into active politics. While playing crucial role in national politics he has been trying to keep a touch with the electorate in his constituency. Along with later Congress leader GK Moopanar, he formed a breakaway group called Tamil Maanial Congress, protesting the AICC decision to align with Jayalalithaa led AIADMK in 1996.
ShriN.S.V. ChitthanMale4/12/341/1/1076Indian National CongressDindigul Tamil Nadu No significant family backgroundOld guard of the Congress. A long time partyman from the days of late chief minister K Kamaraj.
ShriNikhil Kumar ChoudharyMale12/6/451/1/1064Bharatiya Janata PartyKatihar Bihar No significant family backgroundHe was a BJP party worker for a long time.
ShriHarish ChoudharyMale5/13/701/1/1040Indian National CongressBarmer Rajasthan No significant family backgroundHarish Choudhary is a first time MP who defeated Jaswant Singh's politician son Manvendra. He was earlier an MLA. Harish won from a constituency which is the largest in the country, and is bigger than Sri Lanka and Israel.
ShriBhudeo ChoudharyMale2/1/601/1/1050Janata Dal (United)Jamui Bihar SC No significant family backgroundA local party worker, he was given a ticket to contest the Assembly election in 2000, and retained his seat till the General election in 2009 when he was elected to the Lok Sabha.
Smt.Shruti ChoudhryFemale10/3/751/1/1034Indian National CongressBhiwani-Mahendragarh Haryana Family - Multiple connectionsGrandfather Bansi Lal was the former Chief Minister of Haryana. Her father, Late Choudhary Surender Singh was a two time MP, and also held the post of Haryana agriculture Minister. Her mother Kiran Choudhary was the Minister of State for Tourism and Forest in Haryana in 2004.
ShriAbu Hasem Khan ChoudhuryMale1/12/381/1/1072Indian National CongressMaldaha Dakshin West Bengal Family - BrotherAbu Hashem Khan is the brother of late A.B.A. Ghani Khan Chaudhury who was a central minister under Indira and Rajiv Gandhi. His niece Mausem Noor is also a member of parliament. Another brother Abu Naser Khan is an influential local leader of the Congress in the region.
Smt.Santosh ChowdharyFemale10/5/441/1/1065Indian National CongressHoshiarpur Punjab SC Family - Daughter-in-lawHer Father-in-law Chaudhary Sunder Singh was a former MP and Finance Minister in Punjab.
ShriBansa Gopal ChowdhuryMale1/12/601/1/1050Communist Party of India (Marxist)Asansol West Bengal No significant family backgroundHe began his political career as a party worker who slowly rose in the ranks. He has been an MLA and state cabinet minister. He was associated with the Students Federation of India, but the level of his involvement remains unclear, so for this study we are not listing him under Student Politics)
ShriAdhir Ranjan ChowdhuryMale4/2/561/1/1054Indian National CongressBaharampur West Bengal No significant family background A thriving contractor who brooked no rivals, Chowdhury was initially linked with Left politics. He fell out with them and got a Congress ticket to fight the 1996 assembly election from Nabagram, an assembly segment under his present LS constituency. He won by a landslide margin without making a single appearance—he had to contest in absentia since he was on the run from the police. In 1999, he won the Berhampore Parliament seat. In between, he routed the Left parties in the Berhampore municipal election, winning the civic body by a margin of 23-0. Apart from helping people, he has changed the face of Behrampore for the better. At the civic body, every official is in his seat when the office opens and the work culture is remarkable. Chowdhury’s aggressive record as a contractor is the only chink in his armour. He and his associates have numerous criminal cases against them, including murders.
ShriRaosaheb Patil DanveMale3/18/551/1/1055Bharatiya Janata PartyJalna Maharashtra No significant family backgroundCooperative sector leader, began as the sarpanch of Bhokardan, first became MLA in 1999, now a 3rd term MP.
ShriKhagen DasMale9/4/371/1/1072Communist Party of India (Marxist)Tripura West Tripura No significant family backgroundCommunist leader
ShriBhakta Charan DasMale11/26/581/1/1051Indian National CongressKalahandi Orissa Student politicsGrassroots politician, former Union Minister. He was involved in the JP movement in 1975 as a Student leader at Bhawanipath. In 1978, he was a member of the senate at the University of Sambalpur, and began establishing his reputation as an influential youth leader.
ShriRam Sundar DasMale1/9/211/1/1089Janata Dal (United)Hajipur Bihar SC No significant family backgroundDas is a popular Dalit leader, who started his political career soon after Independence, as a worker with the Congress Socialist Party, and then as an MLC in the Bihar Legislative Council and was also elected MLA in the Assembly. In 2009, he joined the JD(U) a BJP ally to humble Paswan in Hajipur. He is the oldest member of Lok Sabha.
ShriGurudas DasguptaMale11/3/361/1/1073Communist Party of IndiaGhatal West Bengal Trade UnionHis political career began when he was elected General Secretary of Asutosh College in 1957. The following years saw him lead bodies such as the Undivided Bengal Student's Federation. However, his stock as a politician only began to rise when he started leading trade unions. He was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 1985. Despite being an MP, he continues to be an active trade unionist and is a member of CITU, the party's labour wing.
Smt.Deepa DasmunsiFemale7/15/611/1/1048Indian National CongressRaiganj West Bengal Family - Wife Deepa is the wife of ailing Congress leader and former union minister Priyaranjan Dasmunshi. She is a former actress. Deepa had contested in 2006 when Dasmunshi was union cabinet minister but lost the assembly polls. She won 2009 Lok Sabha polls riding on sympathy wave. Deepa is a known critic of Trinamool and this factor has said to have prevented her from joining the Manmohan Singh government as a junior minister.
Dr. Kakoli Ghosh DastidarFemale11/23/591/1/1050All India Trinamool CongressBarasat West Bengal Family - NieceDr Ghosh is a well known doctor. Her uncle late Arun Moitra, a well known freedom fighter and the Pradesh Congress President, inspired her to take up politics as a profession. She started out as a student leader from Barasat, North 24-Parganas. She got her medical degree from R. G. Kar Medical College, Kolkata and did her Post Graduation from King's College, London.
Dr. (Nag)Ratna DeFemale9/6/481/1/1061All India Trinamool CongressHooghly West Bengal Family - DaughterDr. Ratna is second generation Congress leader. Her father Gopal Das Nag was state minister and a well known figure in the Congress government of Bengal 1972-77. She had won assembly seat in 2001. (It is surprising that Mamata Banerjee has not offered ministerial berths to any of her three women MPs - Dr. Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Dr Ratna De and Shatabdi Roy. Some feel she is following a political trend in Bengal that keeps women away from positions of power and decision-making. Overall, West Bengal with its seven women MPs ranks second after Uttar Pradesh as the state with the most woman MPs.)
ShriRamen DekaMale3/1/541/1/1056Bharatiya Janata PartyMangaldoi Assam RSS He was a RSS worker
ShriV. Kishore Chandra S.DeoMale2/15/471/1/1063Indian National CongressAraku Andhra Pradesh ST Royal FamilyA member of the Kurupam royal family, Vyricherla is a senior parliamentarian who was first elected to Lok Sabha in 1977 and was made a Union Minister in 1979. He again won elections in 1980 and 1984 and got nominated and elected to the Rajya Sabha in 1994. He got re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 2004 and 2009 elections.
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