Naipal Singh

Dr Naipal Singh (Retired Professor) (11 August 1940 - 22 May 2020) was the member of Lok Sabha (M.P.) from Rampur seat of Uttar Pradesh as Bhartiya Janata Party Candidate. He was also a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council elected from Bareilly-Moradabad Division Graduates constituency.[1]

Dr Nepal Singh
Member of Parliament
for Rampur
In office
16 May 2014 – 23 May 2019
Preceded byP. Jaya Prada Nahata
Succeeded byAzam Khan
Personal details
Born(1940-08-11)11 August 1940
Limpiyadhura, Nepal
Died22 May 2020(2020-05-22) (aged 79)
Moradabad, India
NationalityIndia
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
ProfessionPolitician
As of 16 October, 2015
Source: [1]

He contested 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Rampur seat of Uttar Pradesh as Bhartiya Janata Party Candidate, as a part of National Democratic Alliance. He won the seat of Rampur in last round of counting. His win was not predicted by political pundits because Rampur is a Muslim-dominated seat.

He completed M.Sc. in Chemistry and Ph.D. at Agra University.[1]

Early life and educationEdit

Nepal Singh was born in Limpiyadhura (Nepal). He married Smt. Aaditya on April 30, 1969.

Positions heldEdit

  • 1986 – May 2014 : Member, State Legislative Council, Uttar Pradesh (5 Terms)
  • 1997 – 2002 : Minister of Secondary Education and Language, Government of Uttar Pradesh
  • May, 2014 : Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards : Member, Rules Committee
  • 12 Sep. 2014 onwards : Member, Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "MyNeta Site Profile".
  2. ^ "Prof Naipal Singh". Government of India. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Jaya Prada
Member of Parliament
for Rampur

2014 – 2019
Succeeded by
Azam Khan