Pradeep Jain Aditya

Summary

Pradeep Kumar Jain Aditya
Member of parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
2009–2014[1]
ConstituencyJhansi
Personal details
Born (1962-09-08) 8 September 1962 (age 59)[2]
Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Snehalata Jain
EducationM.A., M.Com., L.L.B.
OccupationPolitician
As of August, 2021
Source: [1]

Pradeep Kumar Jain Aditya (born 8 September 1962), is an Indian politician from Indian National Congress (INC), who was Minister of State in Ministry of Rural Development in the 2009 Union Cabinet.[3]

He was elected as a Member of Parliament in 2009 Indian general election and had represented the Jhansi constituency in 15th Lok Sabha.

Early life and education

He was born on 8 September 1962 in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh to Vishnu Kumar Jain and Shanti Devi Jain.[4]

His educational qualifications include degrees of M.A., M.Com., and L.L.B. from Bundelkhand University. He is an advocate by profession.[5]

Career

Pradeep was elected as a member of Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha from Jhansi constituency in 2007.[6] In 2009, he was elected to 15th Lok Sabha from Jhansi in the Indian general election of 2009[7] and thereafter became Union Minister of State, for Rural Development,[8] and his inclusion in the ministry was seen an indication of renewed importance given to Bundelkhand politics by the Congress party.[9]

Pradeep is credited in installing statue of hockey legend from Jhansi, Dhyan Chand in the city.[10] Pradeep wrote the letter with signatures of 81 MP's to then PM on 21 December 2011 for considering Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand.[11] However Sachin Tendulkar and C.N. Rao were selected for the award.[12]

Pradeep Jain contested Jhansi lok sabha seat in 2014 Indian general election[13] but lost the seat to Uma Bharti of the BJP.[14][15]

Personal life

On 5 May 1992, he married Snehalata Jain and the couple have two children, a son and a daughter.[16]

References

  1. ^ "List of all MP from Jhansi Lok Sabha Seat". Result University. Retrieved 11 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha, Parliament of India.
  3. ^ "Ministry of Rural Development". Government of India.
  4. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Pradeep Kumar Jain Aditya". archive.india.gov.in.
  5. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile". loksabha.nic.in.
  6. ^ "STATISTICAL REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTION, 2007 TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF UTTAR PRADESH" (PDF). ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA, NEW DELHI.
  7. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile". loksabha.nic.in.
  8. ^ "Ministry of Rural Development". Government of India.
  9. ^ "Jain's inclusion in ministry shows focus on Bundelkhand". The Indian Express. 29 May 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2010.
  10. ^ "UP polls: Politics of hockey in land of Dhyanchand". POST JAGRAN. 25 February 2012.
  11. ^ "Bharat Ratna: Does hockey legend late Dhyan Chand deserve it more than cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar?". THE ECONOMIC TIMES. 18 November 2013.
  12. ^ "Sachin Tendulkar and CNR Rao conferred Bharat Ratna". The Times of India. 4 February 2014.
  13. ^ "Jhansi: Five-way battle". The Economic Times. 9 April 2014.
  14. ^ "Election Results 2014: Seven Union Ministers taste humiliating defeat in Uttar Pradesh". The Economic Times. 16 May 2014.
  15. ^ "GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA TRENDS & RESULT 2014, Uttar Pradesh – Jhansi". ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA. 16 May 2014.
  16. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha, Parliament of India.

External links

  • Pradeep Jain aditya, website
  • Pradeep Kumar Jain Aditya, Official webpage at Lok Sabha website.