March 19, 1960|
Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Children||2 sons and 1 daughter|
|As of May 9, 2006
Suresh Chandel (born March 19, 1960) is an Indian politician and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India, representing the Hamirpur constituency of Himachal Pradesh.
In the sting Operation Duryodhana by the Noida based media firm Cobrapost, aired December 12, 2005 on the Indian Hindi news TV Channel Aaj Tak, Suresh Chandel was caught on video accepting bribes of Rs. 30,000 for fielding fictitious questions in parliament.
On December 23, 2005, a Special Committee of the Lok Sabha found him guilty of contempt of the House and following a motion calling for the expulsion of all 11 MPs caught in the sting, he was expelled from Parliament.
- Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website
- Aniruddha Bahal. "Operation Duryodhana". Contains detailed description of the interaction with each MP.
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