Kiran Maheshwari

Kiran Maheshwari (29 October 1961 – 30 November 2020) was an Indian politician from Rajasthan state, belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Kiran Maheshwari
Higher Education Minister, Government of Rajasthan
MLA
ConstituencyRajsamand
Member of Parliament
for Udaipur
In office
2004–2009
Preceded byGirija Vyas
Succeeded byRaghuveer Meena
Personal details
Born(1961-10-29)29 October 1961
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Died30 November 2020(2020-11-30) (aged 59)
Political partyBJP
Spouse(s)Satyanarayan Maheshwari
Children1 son & 1 daughter
Residencerajsamand
As of 24 November, 2009
Source: [1]

BiographyEdit

She served as Member of Parliament for Udaipur constituency in the 14th Lok Sabha (2004–2009). She lost the May 2009 election to the 15th Lok Sabha from Ajmer Lok Sabha constituency to Sachin Pilot of the Indian National Congress. She then contested the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly elections from Rajsamand assembly seat in December 2013 and won by a margin of over 30,000 votes. She retained the seat in the 2018 Assembly election.[1][2]

She tested positive for COVID-19 in the fall of 2020, and died a month later, on 30 November, after being admitted to the hospital for the past 21 days at Medanta hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://164.100.153.92/result/assembly/rpt_finalstatus.aspx
  2. ^ Varma, Gyan (29 November 2013). "Modi factor will be big in assembly elections: BJP's Kiran Maheshwari". Livemint. Retrieved 10 January 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Rajasthan BJP MLA Kiran Maheshwari, Covid-19 positive, passes away; PM Modi, Lok Sabha speaker condole demise". Hindustan Times. 30 November 2020. Retrieved 30 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Rajasthan BJP MLA Kiran Maheshwari dies of coronavirus, PM Narendra Modi condoles demise". India Today. 30 November 2020. Retrieved 30 November 2020.
Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Girija Vyas
Member of Parliament
for Udaipur

2004–2009
Succeeded by
Raghuveer Meena

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