Renuka Singh (politician)

Summary

Renuka Singh Saruta (born 5 January 1964) is an Indian politician from Chhattisgarh who currently serving as the current Minister of State for Tribal Affairs of India from 7 July 2021.[1] She is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.[2]

Renuka Singh Saruta
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Minister of State for Tribal Affairs
Assumed office
30 May 2019
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
MinisterArjun Munda
Preceded byJasvantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
23 May 2019
Preceded byKamalbhan Singh Marabi
ConstituencySurguja
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Woman & Child development and Family welfare,
Government of Chhattisgarh
In office
7 December 2003 – 18 June 2005
Succeeded byLata Usendi
Member of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
In office
7 December 2003 – 8 December 2013
Preceded byTuleshwar Singh
Succeeded byKhelsai Singh
ConstituencyPremnagar
Personal details
Born (1964-01-05) 5 January 1964 (age 58)
Podi, Koriya district, Madhya Pradesh, India
(now Chhattisgarh, India)
NationalityIndian
Political partyBhartiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Narendra Singh
Children2 Son & 2 Daughter
Residence(s)Ramanujnagar, Sarguja, Chhattisgarh, India
ProfessionPolitician, Agriculture

Political careerEdit

Renuka was first elected to Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly in 2003 and became Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Woman & Child development and Family welfare in Government of Chhattisgarh and again got re-elected in 2008.[3][4] In 2013 Assembly election, she lost to senior Congress leader Khelsai Singh. In the 2019 general election, she again contested against Khelsai Singh and won by margin of 1,57,873 votes and became Union Minister of State of Ministry of Tribal Affairs.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tribal MP Renuka Singh Takes Oath as Minister of State in Modi Cabinet". 30 May 2019. Archived from the original on 19 March 2022. Retrieved 19 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Cabinet Reshuffle: The full list of Modi's new ministers and what they got". The Economic Times. 8 July 2021. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  3. ^ "MEMBERS OF LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY". Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha, Government of Chhattisgarh. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  4. ^ http://cgvidhansabha.gov.in/hindi_new/satra/third_assembly/3RD_ASSEMBLY.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  5. ^ "PM Modi allocates portfolios. Full list of new ministers", Live Mint, 31 May 2019
  6. ^ "Cabinet Ministers of Modi Government: Here's the full list of ministers in the Narendra Modi government of 2019". 31 May 2019. Archived from the original on 19 March 2022. Retrieved 19 March 2022.

External linksEdit

  • Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website