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Prem Lata Katiyar is an Indian politician and former cabinet minister in Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Prem Lata Katiyar
प्रेम लता कटियार
|Born||1 January 1946|
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh)
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
She has been MLA From Kalyanpur Vidhansabha five times and Minister three times. She is the Vice-President of Bharatiya Janata Party Uttar Pradesh unit. She is an ex MLA from Kanpur. She is from Kurmi community. Premlata Katiyar has been a minister in governments in Uttar Pradesh headed by Kalyan Singh, Ram Prakash Gupta, Raj Nath Singh and Kumari Mayawati (when the BSP had a tie-up with the BJP).
Representing Kanpur's Kalyanpur Assembly seat (under which IIT-Kanpur falls) continuously since 1991, this Kurmi leader is not related to a more hard line UP BJP leader named Vinay Katiyar. Premlata's association with the BJP began with the anti-Emergency movement. Her daughter, Neelima Katiyar, is now MLA from Kalyanpur and office-bearer in the state unit of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha.
- "Premlata Katiyar, A Kurmi Politician". www.ekurmi.com. Retrieved 4 September 2022.