Jitendra Singh (born 12 June 1971) is the former Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent charge) and the Minister of State for Defence, Government of India. He assumed this charge on 28 October 2012. Formerly, Jitendra Singh was the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India; a position that he assumed in July 2011. He was the Member of Parliament representing the Alwar constituency of Rajasthan. Jitendra Singh is a member of the Indian National Congress.
|Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent charge) and Minister of State for Defence, Government of India|
28 October 2012 – 26 May 2014
|Prime Minister||Manmohan Singh|
|Preceded by||Ajay Maken|
|Succeeded by||Sarbananda Sonowal|
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||Karan Singh Yadav|
|Succeeded by||Mahant Chandnath|
|Constituency||Alwar , Rajasthan|
|Born||12 June 1971|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
Jitendra Singh was born into the Royal family of Alwar to Yuvraj Sri Pratap Singh and Mahendra Kumari. Jitendra's grandfather was His Highness Colonel Sir Tej Singh Prabhakar Bahadur, K.C.S.I. (1911-2009), the reigning Maharaja of Alwar.