Mahendra Nath Pandey

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Mahendra Nath Pandey
Minister of State for Human Resource Development (Higher Education)
In office
5 July 2016 – 31 August 2017
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded bySatyapal Singh
President of Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party[1]
Assumed office
31 August 2017
Preceded byKeshav Prasad Maurya
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Chandauli
Assumed office
May 2014
Preceded byRamkishun
Personal details
Born (1957-10-15) 15 October 1957 (age 61)
Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
ResidenceVaranasi
ProfessionPolitician
As of 16 October, 2015
Source: [1]

Mahendra Nath Pandey (born 15 October 1957) is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and has won the Indian general elections, 2014 from the Chandauli (Lok Sabha constituency) and become member of 16th Lok Sabha, The Lower House of Indian Parliament.[2]

Education[edit]

He has completed M.A. and PhD in Hindi.[3] He has also studied Master of Journalism from Banaras Hindu University.[4]

Positions Held[edit]

  • 1991-1992 & 1996-2002: Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Two terms)[5]
  • May, 2014 : Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards : Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
  • 3 Dec. 2014 onwards : Member, Business Advisory Committee.[6]
  • 5 July 2016 :Became Minister of States in Modi Cabinet.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Pandey is an agriculturist and likes reading.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/india/mahendra-nath-pandey-appointed-bjp-chief-in-uttar-pradesh-4822585.html
  2. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Eciresults.nic.in. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
  3. ^ a b "Cabinet reshuffle: Modi government's got talent but is it being fully utilised?", The Economic Times, 10 July 2016
  4. ^ "Mahendra Nath Pandey". MyNeta.info. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  5. ^ http://www.newspatrolling.com/mahendra-nath-pandey/
  6. ^ "Mahendra Nath Pandey". Government of India. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  7. ^ http://www.financialexpress.com/article/india-news/modi-cabinet-reshuffle-2016-mahendra-nath-pandey-takes-oath-as-mos/307261/