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
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9th Pass at St. Thomas Church School, Howrah, West Bengal.
POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY– All India Trinamool Congress
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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.
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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.
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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.
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