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Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare

NAME – Ashwini Kumar Choubey

PROFESSION- Politician; Agriculturist; Social worker

BORN – 2th Jan, 1953(Age 68)

PLACE OF BIRTH – Dariyapur, Bhagalpur, Bihar

FATHER’S NAME – Late Sahadeo Prasad Choubey

MOTHER’S NAME – Late Smt Sudevi

SPOUSE – Neeta Choubey


CHILDREN – Two son(Arjit and Aviral)

EDUCATION – Graduated from the Patna University with a B.Sc honors in Zoology




Published a book ‘Char Dham ki Avismarniy Yatra’ on Kedarnath ghati in 2014 and another one called ‘Trineta’ in 2016. He also wrote about the Kedarnath deluge, Uttarakhand in 2013.

His slogan ‘Ghar-Ghar me ho sochalaya ka nirman, tabhi hoga ladli bitya ka kanyadaan’ made his scheme very famous all over Bihar.

Ashwini Kumar Choubey is a member of the Lok Sabha and is the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare. He is an Indian Politician belonging to the Bhartiya Janata Party.


BACKGROUND – Ashwini Kumar has been associated with the BJP for almost five decades and was earlier associated with the Jansangh. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing Buxar constituency and a former health minister of Bihar. He contested and won 17thh Lok Sabha from Buxar constituency. He took in charge of office as Minister of State for Health in Narendra Modi’s government.

UPBRINGING & EDUCATION – Ashwini Kumar Choubey has a B.Sc (Hons) in Zoology. He was educated at the Science College, Patna University, Patna, Bihar. He is a veteran politician from Bihar who was elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly for five consecutive terms.

WALK OF LIFE- Member of the Rashtriya Swayamseva Sangathan (RSS) since 1964. Participated in the Student’s movement against the Chief Minister of Bihar in 1967-68. He was imprisoned under DIR and MISA in the Phulwari sharif jail and bihar jail kand.


Ashwini Kumar got 11 thousand toilets constructed for Mahadalit families

He runs a health awareness program in Bihar, helping more than 3 crore people

Organized various blood donation camps

Awareness Programs to reduce tobacco consumption for fighting against cancer


1972 He participated in All India Student Leaders Conference held at Thiruvananthpuram

1973 He participated in the JP movement, for which he was imprisoned under MISA

1974 He was a full-time member of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Party, later became member of the National executive

1978 He was elected President of Student’s Union in Patna University

1995 He was elected as a member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly from Bhagalpur seat

2000 He was re-elected to the Bihar Assembly from Bhagalpur

2005 He was again elected to Bihar Legislative Assembly from Bhagalpur, after which he was appointed as Minister of Public Health Engineering departments under the Bihar government

2010 He was elected to the Bihar Assembly once again and became Minister of Health under the government of Bihar

2014 He was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in the 2016 general election as a candidate from the Bhartiya Janata Party

2015 He was a member of Sub Committee-I of Committee of Estimates

2017 He became Union Minister of State under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

2019 He was appointed MoS ministry of Health and Family Welfare

CONTROVERSIES/CASES – In September 2019, he said that cow urine should be used in medicines and treatment of cancer, for which he was seriously criticized for lack of scientific temper. He also said that the former Prime Minister Morarji Desai, used to consume cow urine as it cures various diseases.

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