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Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion

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Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion is an Indian politician and member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. A member of the Fourth Legislative Assembly of Uttarakhand, he is elected for the fourth consecutive time and is one of the senior MLAs in Uttarakhand. He has also served as Cabinet Rank Minister in the Previous State Governments under the Chief Minister Ship of N.D. Tiwari, Vijay Bahuguna & Harish Rawat.

Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion
कुँवर प्रणव सिंह चैम्पियन
Kunwar Pranav Singh "Champion" ji and Amit Shah ji.jpg
Singh (left) with Amit Shah, 2017
Member Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
March 2017
In office
March 2012 – March 2016
Preceded by New Constituency Created
Constituency Khanpur
In office
February 2002 – March 2012
Preceded by Qazi Muhammad Mohiuddin
Succeeded by Sanjay Gupta
Constituency Laksar
Personal details
Born (1966-04-06) 6 April 1966 (age 52)
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party (2016–)
Other political
affiliations
Indian National Congress
(till 2016)
Spouse(s) Kunwarani Devyani Singh
Children Divye Pratap Singh[1][2]
Website

Twitter
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Facebook https://facebook.com/PranavChampion

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pranavchampion

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/PranavChampion

CareerEdit

Champion contested from Khanpur at the 2012 legislative assembly election as a candidate of the Indian National Congress (INC). In May 2016, along with eight other legislators, he revolted against the Harish Rawat-led INC government in the State.[3][4] Around this time, he quit the INC and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was disqualified as a legislator under the Anti-Defection Law only to be elected from the BJP at the 2017 election.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Divye Pratap Singh shoots gold in Thailand Championship". Hindustan Times. 17 October 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "Kunwar Divye Pratap Won Gold Medal In Shooting Competition". Jagran. 17 October 2017. Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  3. ^ "Champion's somersaults in Haridwar". The Hindu. 14 February 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2018. 
  4. ^ "Will Kunwar be Champion 4th time?". The Tribune. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2018. 
  5. ^ "Champion-Shah meet sparks controversy in state BJP". The Times of India. 14 February 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018.