Kanti Singh

Summary

Kanti Singh (born 8 March 1957) is a former Central Minister and National President of RJD Women Cell. She was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. She once represented the Arrah constituency[1] of Bihar and is a national general secretary of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) political party. She was earlier elected to 11th and 13th Lok Sabha from Bikramganj constituency. She has held various portfolios in Central Government as Minister of Coal and Mines, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Human Resources Development (HRD), Women Child and Development and Tourism and Culture.

Kanti Singh
Member of Parliament (MP) Lok Sabha
In office
2004-2009
Preceded byRam Prasad Singh
Succeeded byMeena Singh
ConstituencyArrah
Member of Parliament (MP) Lok Sabha
In office
1996-1998
Preceded byRam Prasad Singh
Succeeded byBashishtha Narain Singh
ConstituencyBikramganj
Member of Parliament (MP) Lok Sabha
In office
1999-2004
Preceded byBashishtha Narain Singh
Succeeded byAjit Kumar Singh
ConstituencyBikramganj
Personal details
Born (1957-03-08) 8 March 1957 (age 65)
Rohtas, Bihar
Political partyRJD
Spouse(s)Lt. Keshaw Prasad Singh
Residence(s)Patna
As of 26 September, 2009
Source: [1]

Posts HeldEdit

# From To Position
01 1991 1997 General Secretary, Janata Dal, Bihar
02 1992 1995 Member, District Consumer Forum
03 1995 1996 Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly
04 1995 1996 Member, Estimates Committee, Bihar Legislative Assembly
05 1996 1998 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha from Bikramganj
06 1996 1996 Union Minister of State, Human Resource Development
07 1996 1997 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Coal
08 1999 2004 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha from Bikramganj
09 1999 2000 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
10 1999 2004 Member, Committee on Commerce
11 1999 2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
12 1999 2004 Member, Committee on Women Empowerment
13 1999 2004 Member, Committee on Official Language
14 2000 2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
15 2000 2004 Member, Committee on Information Technology
16 2004 2009 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha from Arrah[2]
17 2004 2006 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development
18 2006 2009 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises

External linksEdit

  • Home Page on the Parliament of India's Website

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RJD LJP combine facilitated Kanti Singh's win". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 16 May 2004.
  2. ^ "14th Lok Sabha Member Profile". loksabhaph.nic.in.