Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
Assumed office
5 July 2016
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
DeputyS S Ahluwalia
Preceded byMinistry formed
Ministry of Law and Justice
Assumed office
5 July 2016
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byD. V. Sadananda Gowda
In office
26 May 2014 – 9 November 2014
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byKapil Sibal
Succeeded byD. V. Sadananda Gowda
Ministry of Communications
Assumed office
30 May 2019
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byManoj Sinha
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
23 May 2019
Preceded byShatrughan Sinha
ConstituencyPatna Sahib
Majority6,07,506 (61.8%)
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 2000 – 29 May 2019
ConstituencyBihar
Personal details
Born (1954-08-30) 30 August 1954 (age 65)
Patna, Bihar, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Maya
Alma materPatna University
ProfessionLawyer

Ravi Shankar Prasad is an Indian lawyer, politician and the current Union Minister holding the Ministry of Law and Justice, Communications and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology portfolios in the Government of India. He is a leader of BJP.[1]

In 2018 according to The Economic Times he features among the top twenty influential world leaders in digital technology and e-government.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sexual preference can be a personal choice, says Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad".
  2. "Ravi Shankar Prasad among top twenty most influential people in Digital Government". The Economic Times. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 14 January 2019.