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Kunwar Bharatendra Singh[1] is an Indian politician. He is a member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elected from Bijnor as a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party.[2] He has been currently elected as the MP from Bijnor Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 general elections.[3] Kunwar Bhartendra Singh belongs to a traditional royal lineage.[4] He has been in news and controversies as an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots.[5] He was also issued notice by The Allahabad high court on an election petition filed by one Rajendra Kumar.[6]

Bharatendra Singh
Member of the India Parliament
for Bijnor
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded by Sanjay Singh Chauhan
Constituency Bijnor
Personal details
Born (1964-01-14) 14 January 1964 (age 54)
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Rani Saloni Singh
Children 3
Mother Rani Anjali Singh
Father Raja Devendra Singh
Residence Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh
Alma mater The Doon School, St. Stephen's College, Delhi
As of 17th 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.[7]

Political careerEdit

  • 2002 – 2007 and 2012 – 2014: Member, Uttar Pradesh 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[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.facebook.com/kunvarbharatendrampbijnor/
  2. ^ PTI. "BJP changes its candidate for Bijnor Lok Sabha seat". 
  3. ^ Sanjay Pandey , (8 September 2014). "'Love jihad' becomes BJP poll plank in Uttar Pradesh". Sanjay Pandey ,Saharanpur. Saharanpur. Deccan Herald. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  4. ^ TNN (7 March 2012). "Royals' challenge crosses hurdle in Uttar Pradesh". Assembly Elections 2012. The Times of India. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  5. ^ C.K. CHANDRAMOHAN (10 April 2014). "Peaceful polling in western Uttar Pradesh". NEWS » NATIONAL. LUCKNOW. The Hindu. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "High Court issues notice to BJP MP on poll plea". High Court issues notice to BJP MP on poll plea. The Times of India. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Villagers, MP raid illegal sand mining site - Times of India". 
  8. ^ http://www.newspatrolling.com/kunwar-bhartendra-singh/