Nityanand Rai

Nityanand Rai (born 1 January 1966) in an Indian politician and he is current Minister of State for Home Affairs in the Government of India.[1] He was elected in the 2014 and 2019 General Election from Ujiarpur as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He had continuously represented Hajipur constituency in Bihar legislative assembly winning elections since 2000 (2000, Feb-2005, October- 2005 and 2010) till he was elected for the parliament.[2] [3]

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Shri Nityanand Rai taking charge as the Minister of State for Home Affairs, in New Delhi on June 01, 2019.jpg
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs
Assumed office
31 May 2019
Preceded byKiren Rijiju
Member of Parliament for Lok Sabha
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded byAswamedh Devi
Personal details
Born (1966-01-01) 1 January 1966 (age 54)
Hajipur, Bihar, India
Nationality India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Amita Rai
Children1 Daughter
ParentsTetari Devi (mother)
Ganga Bishun Rai (father)
ResidenceKarnpura, Vaishali, Bihar
Alma materRaj Narayan College, Hajipur, Vaishali
OccupationPolitician & Agriculturist


In 23 May 2019, Rai became Minister of State for Home Affairs.[4] Rai joined politics from his college ABVP unit. He was elected for students union President in his college. Rai in the year of 2000 Bihar Assembly election got ticket and won Hajipur. He won the seat four times consecutively. In 2014 general election Rai got the ticket for Parliamentary election from neighbouring district as his home constituency is reserve seat for SC candidates. He won the election and became Member of Parliament from Ujiarpur. In 2016 Bihar Vidhan sabha election BJP has tried to promote him as Yadav Face to lure declining RJD voter. He has been made BJP Bihar President and after 2019 election he was made State Home Minister in NDA2 cabinet.


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  2. ^ "Nityanand Rai". National Portal of India. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  3. ^ Amarnath, Tewary (21 November 2017). "Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai feels 'sorry' for his controversial comment". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  4. ^ "PM Modi allocates portfolios. Full list of new ministers", Live Mint, 31 May 2019