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UMESH PATEL

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Minister of Higher Education in Government of Chhattisgarh

NAME – Umesh Nandkumar Patel

PROFESSION– Politician

BORN – 26/11/1983

PLACE OF BIRTH – Raigarh, Madhya Pradesh

FATHER’S NAME – Nand Kumar Patel

MOTHER’S NAME – Neela Nandkumar Patel

SPOUSE – Sudha Patel

SIBLINGS –N/A

CHILDREN – N/A

EDUCATION

Higher Secondary Education from Nalanda Public Higher Secondary School, Bhopal

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) from Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg Pandit Ravishankar Shukl University Raipur

POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY– Indian National Congress

OFFICIAL WEBSITEhttps://umeshpatel.online/

REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT-

Elected as President of Youth Congress Committee.

AWARDS – N/A

BACKGROUND –

Umesh Patel was born on 26/11/1983 in Nandeli, a village in the Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh. His father, late Nand Kumar Patel was also a political leader from the Kharsia constituency of Chhattisgarh. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering from Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg Pandit Ravishankar Shukl University, Raipur.

Umesh Patel’s political journey started when his father and elder brother lost their lives in the Jheeram Ghati Naxal Attacks in 2013. He was elected as a member of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly in the 2013 elections. In 2014 he worked as General Secretary in the Chhattisgarh Congress Committee.

Later in 2016, he became the president of the Youth Congress Committee. In 2018, he was re-elected as a Member of the Chhattishgarh Legislative Assembly from the Karsia constituency but now as a cabinet minister in Government of Chhattisgarh.

MAJOR INITIATIVES– N/A

CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD –

2013 –Elected as Member of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly from Kharsia constituency

2016– President of Youth Congress Committee

2018 – Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly (M.L.A) from Kharsia but now holds the position of Cabinet Minister, Chhattisgarh government.

CONTROVERSIES/CASES – N/A

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