Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya

Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya is an Indian politician and a leader of BJP. He is currently the Seh-Prabhari of BJP in Maharashtra state. He previously served as the Cabinet Minister of Higher Education in the cabinet of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Government. He was a member of Lok Sabha in 1999 from Gwalior. He won 2013 Madhya Pradesh Assembly election from Gwalior against Pradhuman Singh Tomar of Congress, but lost the 2018 Assembly election against Pradyumn Singh from the same constituency.[1][2]

Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya
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Minister of Higher Education,
Government of Madhya Pradesh
In office
June 2016 – December 2018
Succeeded byJitu Patwari
Member of Legislative Assembly from Madhya Pradesh
In office
2013 – December 2018
Succeeded byPradhuman Singh Tomar
Member of Parliament In Lok Sabha
In office
Succeeded byRamsevak Singh
Personal details
BornGwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Political partyBhartiya Janta Party
Children2 daughter
As of August, 2019

Political careerEdit

Jaibhan became RSS swayamsevak in year 1973. He took part in Sampurna kranti Andolan of Shri Jaiprakash Narayan (JP Movement) in 1974. During period of 1973 to 1982 Shri Pawaiya work as City President, Member of National Executive Committee with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (AVBP), the student wing of RSS. He was assigned by RSS to Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) in 1983 as Joint sectary of Madhya Pradesh. He was National General Sectary of Bajrang Dal in 1993 and become second National President of Bajrang Dal from 1995. Shri Pawaiya stoutly defended the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajrang Dal in the March 2002 Ramjanmabhoomi campaign. When all BJP leaders were disassociating themselves from the VHP. He defied all party and government orders and went to Ayodhya in March 2002. He was imprisoned for 13 days during Ramjanmabhoomi Andolan with Shri L. K. Advani (Lal krishna advani) and Dr Murli Manohar Joshi. He was elected member of 13th Lok Sabha in 1999. Shri Pawaiya was also served as Vice President of State 20 Point Programme Implementation Committee (Minister status). In year 2013, he was elected as MLA after winning Legislative Assembly elections in Gwalior(15) with 74769 Votes and become a member of Vidhan Sabha for the first time.[3] Shri Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya was inducted as Cabinet Minister on 30 June 2016 in the cabinet of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan holding portfolio as Minister for Higher Education.

Early life and educationEdit

Shri Pawaiya was born 6 July 1955 in the family of Jamindar of Chinaur village Shri Balwant Singh Pawaiya in a Chinaur village of Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh belonging to Hindu Rajput family. His qualification was Diploma Civil Engineer. He is an agriculturist by profession. He was married to Smt Maya Singh Pawaiya and they have two daughters.

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "भोपाल से उमाशंकर गुप्ता, जयभान सिंह समेत शिवराज के 11 मंत्री हारे-पिछड़े, नेता प्रतिपक्ष अजय सिंह भी पीछे". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 11 December 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Gwalior Assembly election 2018: BJP's Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya faces Congress's Pradyuman Singh Tomar". www.timesnownews.com. Retrieved 3 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Gwalior Assembly Election: Final Result 2013 (Vidhan Sabha)". SouLSteer. Retrieved 8 December 2013.