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MANOJ TIWARY

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports in Government of West Bengal

NAME – Manoj Tiwary

PROFESSION– Politician, Cricketer

BORN – 14/11/1985

PLACE OF BIRTH – Howrah, West Bengal, India

FATHER’S NAME – Shyam Shankar Tiwary

MOTHER’S NAME – Bina Tiwary

SPOUSE – Sushmita Roy

SIBLINGS – 1

CHILDREN – N/A

EDUCATION

9th Pass at St. Thomas Church School, Howrah, West Bengal.

POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY– All India Trinamool Congress

OFFICIAL WEBSITE – N/A

REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT

Tiwary scored his maiden century in his debut match in 2011-12 ODI series between India and West Indies. He bowled 4 wickets out conceding 61 runs against Sri Lanka in 2012 ODI series.

AWARDS – N/A

BACKGROUND

Manoj Tiwary was an Indian cricket player before joining politics. He played his debut match against West Indies (ODI) and scored an unbeaten century. He has often been compared to Kevin Pietersen for his ability to play any bowler. In 2017, Rising Pune Supergiants bought him for INR 50 Lakhs.

In February 2021, he joined the All India Trinamool Congress under Mamata Banerjee. He won the 2021 election and became a Member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly from the Shibpur Constituency. He was appointed as Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Government of West Bengal.

MAJOR INITIATIVES– N/A

CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD

2021 – Elected as a Member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly from the Shibpur Constituency

2021 – Appointed as Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Government of West Bengal.

CONTROVERSIES/CASES – N/A

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