Bharatendra Singh

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Kunwar Bharatendra Singh is an Indian politician. He was a member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elected from Bijnor as a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party.[1] He lost 2019 look Sabha election from Bijnor Lok Sabha constituency.[2] Kunwar Bhartendra Singh belongs to a traditional royal lineage.[3] He has been in news and controversies as an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots.[4] He was also issued notice by The Allahabad high court on an election petition filed by one Rajendra Kumar.[5]

Bharatendra Singh
Bhartendra Singh in his palace.jpg
Bharatendra Singh in 2013
In office
16 May 2014 – 23 may 2019
Preceded bySanjay Singh Chauhan
Succeeded byMalook Nagar
ConstituencyBijnor
Personal details
Born (1964-01-14) 14 January 1964 (age 56)
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Bhavna singh
Children3
MotherRani Anjali Singh
FatherRaja Devendra Singh
ResidenceSahanpur
Alma materThe Doon School, St. Stephen's College, Delhi
As of 17 December, 2016
Source: [1]

On 3 October 2015, Singh and residents of Vidurkuti village raided an illegal sand mining site along the Ganga river, forcing the miners to flee.[6] In March 2019, an effigy of Kunwar Bharatendra was burnt in Mawana Khurd and people held black flags and protested while alleging no visit from the MP in the region and no development of the area in the past five years.[7]

Political careerEdit

  • 2002 – 2007 and 2012 – 2014: Member, UttaPradesh Legislative Assembly (Two Terms)
  • 2002 – 2003: Minister of State, Irrigation, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
  • 2012 – 2014: Whip, B.J.P, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
  • May, 2014: Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
  • Candidate of Bijnor MP seat for BJP [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PTI. "BJP changes its candidate for Bijnor Lok Sabha seat".
  2. ^ Sanjay Pandey (8 September 2014). "'Love jihad' becomes BJP poll plank in Uttar Pradesh". Sanjay Pandey, Saharanpur. Saharanpur. Deccan Herald. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  3. ^ TNN (7 March 2012). "Royals' challenge crosses hurdle in Uttar Pradesh". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  4. ^ C.K. CHANDRAMOHAN (10 April 2014). "Peaceful polling in western Uttar Pradesh". The Hindu. LUCKNOW. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  5. ^ "High Court issues notice to BJP MP on poll plea". The Times of India. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Villagers, MP raid illegal sand mining site - Times of India".
  7. ^ https://www.amarujala.com/uttar-pradesh/meerut/bjp-mp-kunwar-bhupendra-flung-a-effigy-black-flags-shown
  8. ^ https://wap.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/bjp-denies-tickets-to-6-sitting-mps-in-up-119032100737_1.html