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Col. Sonaram Choudhary
Colonel Sahab
Member of Parliament
In office
2014 - 2019
Preceded byHarish Chaudhary
Succeeded byKailash Choudhary
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded bySonaram Choudhary
Succeeded byManvendra Singh
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded byRam Niwas Mirdha
Member of Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha
In office
Personal details
Political partyBhartiya Janata Party
ChildrenDr Raman Choudhary

Col. Sonaram Choudhary (born 1940/41) [1] (Hindi- कर्नल सोनाराम चौधरी) is an Indian politician, and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party since 2014. He represented Barmer constituency in Rajasthan, India, in Lok Sabha for Indian National Congress, winning elections in 1996, 1998, 1999.[2] He lost 2004 Lok Sabha elections to BJP's Manavendra Singh. Later, he left Congress and joined Bhartiya Janta Party before 2014 Indian general elections.[3] He was declared candidate of BJP from Barmer instead of veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh, and won 2014 elections.[4]

Col. Sonaram Chaudhary is considered a strong Jat leader of entire Rajasthan including Marwar. Col, who was a four-time MP from Barmer Jaisalmer and one-time MLA from Baitu assembly constituency, always has an active role in the Jat politics of Rajasthan.

Education and career

He obtained a B.E. degree from M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (F.I.E.). He passed out of the Indian Military Academy in 1966 and was commissioned as Lieutenant in the Indian Army Corps of Engineers into, 55th Engineers Regiment of Bengal Sappers of the Indian Army. He served in the 1971 war on the Eastern Front. He retired from the Army as a full Colonel in 1987.


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  2. ^ Jat Mahasabha Backs Ashok Gehlot for CM Post
  3. ^ Jaswant's revolt may jeopardise son Manvendra's future
  4. ^ Election Results: Jaswant goes down fighting in Barmer