Nityanand Rai

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Nityanand Rai Yadav
Minister of State for Home Affairs
Assumed office
31 May 2019
Serving with G. Kishan Reddy
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
MinisterAmit Shah
Preceded byKiren Rijiju
President of Bharatiya Janata Party, Bihar
In office
30 November 2016 – 15 September 2019
Preceded byMangal Pandey
Succeeded bySanjay Jaiswal
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded byAswamedh Devi
Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byRajendra Rai
Succeeded byAwadhesh Singh
Personal details
Born (1966-01-01) 1 January 1966 (age 57)
Hajipur, Bihar, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Amita Rai
Children1 Daughter
ParentsTetari Devi (mother)
Ganga Bishun Rai (father)
ResidenceKarnpura, Vaishali, Bihar
Alma materRaj Narayan College, Hajipur, Vaishali
OccupationPolitician & Agriculturist

Nityanand Rai (born 1 January 1966)[2] is an Indian politician. He is current Minister of State for Home Affairs in the Government of India.[3] He was elected in the 2014 and 2019 General Election from Ujiarpur. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He had continuously represented Hajipur constituency in Bihar legislative assembly winning elections since 2000 (2000, Feb-2005, October- 2005 and 2010).[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sitting and previous MLAs from Hajipur Assembly Constituency".
  2. "The rise and rise of Nityanand Rai". The Indian Express. 2020-10-13. Retrieved 2020-10-13.
  3. "Members : Lok Sabha".
  4. "Nityanand Rai". National Portal of India. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  5. Amarnath, Tewary (21 November 2017). "Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai feels 'sorry' for his controversial comment". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 February 2018.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Resigned, elected to Lok Sabha from Ujiarpur