Harish Dwivedi (born 22 October 1973) is an Indian politician and a member of 16th and 17th Lok Sabha from the Basti (Lok Sabha constituency) as a member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is currently the National Secretary of Bharatiya Janta Party.
Harish Chandra Dwivedi
|National secretary BJP
|Assumed office |
16 May 2014
|Preceded by||Arvind Kumar Chaudhary|
|Born||22 October 1973|
Teliyajot, Basti, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Residence(s)||22, Duplex, North Avenue, New Delhi|
|Education||M.A. in Political science|
|Alma mater||Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University|
|As on 1 May 2020|
Dwivedi was born 22 October 1971 in the Teliyajot village in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh to his father Sadhu Sharan Dubey and mother Yashoda Devi. In 2006, he married Vineeta Dwivedi, they have one son and one daughter. He belong from Brahmin family. In 1998, he attend Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University and attained M.A. in Political science degree.
Dwivedi was Member of Parliament from two strength term. He started his political career in 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh (2012) elections from Basti Sadar (Assembly constituency), but he lost by Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Jitendra Kumar and stood third with 32,121 votes.
In 16th Lok Sabha (2014 Indian general election), he got Lok Sabha ticket by Bharatiya Janata Party from Basti (Lak Sabha constituency) and he elected first time as Member of Parliament. He defeated Samajwadi Party candidate Brij Kishor Singh "Dimpal" by a margin 33,562 (3.20℅) votes.
In 17th Lok Sabha (2019 Indian general election), he again elected Member of Parliament second continuously time from Basti (Lok Sabha constituency). He defeated Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ram Prasad Chaudhary by a margin of 30,354 (2.88℅) votes.