Raghu Sharma

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Dr. Raghu Sharma
Dr.Raghu Sharma INC.jpg
AICC In-charge of Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Assumed office
October 7, 2021 (2021-Oct-07)
Preceded byRajeev Satav
Minister of Health and Family Welfare
Government of Rajasthan
Assumed office
24 December 2018
Preceded byKali Charan Saraf, BJP
Member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
ConstituencyKekri, Ajmer
In office
December 2008 – December 2013
Preceded byGopal Lal
Succeeded byShatrughan Gautam
ConstituencyKekri, Ajmer
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1 February 2018 – 20 December 2018
Preceded bySanwar Lal Jat
Succeeded byBhagirath Choudhary
ConstituencyAjmer (by-election)
Personal details
Born (1958-07-26) 26 July 1958 (age 64)[1]
Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Veera Sharma
ChildrenSagar Sharma, Swati Sharma
MotherKanta Devi
FatherShivswaroop Sharma
Residence"Raghuveera" Vill. Ajgan, Ajmer Road, Kekri, Distt. Ajmer, Rajasthan.
Alma materUniversity of Rajasthan (B.Sc, LLB, MBA)
R. A. Podar Institute of Management (Ph.D. in Management)

Dr. Raghu Sharma (born 26 July 1958)[2] is an Indian politician from Indian National Congress and current Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Rajasthan. He is the Member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from Kekri constituency, Ajmer district.[3]

Political career[change | change source]

He is a two time MLA from Kekri constituency. He was a member of parliament from Ajmer Parliamentary Constituency elected in by-election, 2018[4] as INC candidate.[5][6] He has also Served as Chief Whip in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 2008–2013 in Government of Rajasthan.[7] He was appointed AICC in-charge of party affairs in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli on 7 October 2021.[8]

Positions Held[change | change source]

Year Position[9][10]
2008-13 Member, 13th Rajasthan Assembly from Kekri (Rajasthan Assembly constituency)
  • Govt. Chief Whip, Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha (with Cabinet Minister Status)
  • Member, Public Account Committee
2018 Elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in a By-Election from Ajmer
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines
  • Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
2018–Cont. Member, Fifteenth Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from Kekri (Rajasthan Assembly constituency)

Other Positions Held[change | change source]

Position Organisation[7]
President Maharaja College, Jaipur
Apex President Students Union University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
General Secretary Rajasthan Youth Congress
Vice President Rajasthan Youth Congress
President Rajasthan Youth Congress
INC Candidate Bhinai Legislative Assembly Constituency [11]
Secretary Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee
INC Candidate Jaipur (Lok Sabha constituency)
Spokesperson Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee
General Secretary Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee
Chairman Media Department Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee
Vice President Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee
Member Senate and Syndicate, University of Rajasthan
Member Board of Management, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University
Member National Textiles Corporation (N.T.C.)
Chairman 2018 Legislative Election Campaign Committee, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee
Chairman 2019 Loksabha Election Campaign Committee, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee
Jaipur District President All India Chess Federation[12]
AICC In-Charge Party affairs in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli [13]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rajasthan Legislative Assembly". rajassembly.nic.in.
  2. "Raghu Sharma Biography in Hindi: About Family, Political life, Age, Photos | Patrika". www.patrika.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  3. "Kekri Assembly constituency (Rajasthan): Full details, live and past results". News18.
  4. "Rajasthan Election 2018". Rajasthan Patrika.
  5. "Ajmer Lok Sabha Bypoll 2018 Result : Congress' Raghu Sharma Sweeps Bypoll, Gets 605023 votes". India.com. 1 February 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  6. "Raghu Sharma to pose difficulty for Gehlot?". The Times of India. 17 November 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Dr. Raghu Sharma MP biodata Ajmer | ENTRANCEINDIA". 28 December 2018.
  8. "Congress appoints Raghu Sharma new Gujarat affairs in-charge". The Economic Times. 7 October 2021. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  9. "Members : Lok Sabha".
  10. "Rajasthan Legislative Assembly". rajassembly.nic.in.
  11. "Bhinai Assembly Constituency Election Result - Legislative Assembly Constituency". resultuniversity.com.
  12. "चिकित्सा मंत्री डॉ. रघु शर्मा बने जयपुर जिला शतरंज संघ के अध्यक्ष..." ETV Bharat News.
  13. "Rajasthan: AICC makes health minister Raghu Sharma Gujarat in-charge | Jaipur News - Times of India". The Times of India.

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