Minister of State Ministry of Rural Development
NAME – Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
PROFESSION– Politician, Religious Preacher, and Social Worker
BORN – 1st March 1967
PLACE OF BIRTH – Patewra, Hamirpur district, Uttar Pradesh
FATHER’S NAME – Achyutanand
MOTHER’S NAME – Kali Devi
SPOUSE – NA
SIBLINGS – NA
CHILDREN – NA
EDUCATION – Intermediate education from Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board, Allahabad.
POLITICAL PARTY– Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
OFFICIAL WEBSITE– NA
REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT– NA
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti is the Minister of State of Rural Development. She is politically affiliated to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
BACKGROUND – Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti hails from a small village Patewra, Hamirpur district of Uttar Pradesh. She was born to Achyutanand and Kali Devi on 1 March 1967.
UPBRINGING & EDUCATION – Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti did her schooling at Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board, Allahabad.
WALK OF LIFE– Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti was a Member of the Legislative Assembly from the Hamirpur constituency in the year 2012. She represented in the 16th Lok Sabha from the Fatehpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh in the year 2014. In 2014 she was appointed as the Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
In May 2019, she was elected to the Lok Sabha for the second term. From May 2019, she is the Minister of State of the Ministry of Rural Development.
MAJOR INITIATIVES TAKEN– Major initiatives took place under the leadership of Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti such as Marketing of Rural Products for SwachhGram, Grant of Aid to NGOs, MoRD Mobile Apps for empowering the rural development, and Mission Antyodaya.
2012 to 2014- Member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
May 2014- Elected to Lok Sabha
Nov. 2014 to May 2019- Minister of State, Ministry of Food Processing Industries
May 2019- Elected to Lok Sabha (2nd term)
30 May 2019 to present- Minister of State, Ministry of Rural Development
CONTROVERSIES– Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti made a controversial remark ‘Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar Ramzadon ki banegi ya haramzadon ki. Yeh aapka faisla hai”