Dr Rajan Sushant is an Indian politician and former member of Bhartiya Janata Party.[1] In the 2009 election he was elected to the Lok Sabha from the Kangra constituency in Himachal Pradesh.[2][3] Sushant is generally referred to as an honest fire brand politician due to his open criticism of own party and government at various events in time. He was suspended from BJP in April 2011 on anti-party activities after he had raised serious corruption charges within the party.

Rajan Sushant
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
2009-2014
Preceded byChander Kumar
Succeeded byShanta Kumar
ConstituencyKangra, Himachal Pradesh
Personal details
Born (1955-05-30) 30 May 1955 (age 64)
Sihal , Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Other political
affiliations
Aam Aadmi Party
Spouse(s)
Sudha Sushant (m. 1985)
Children2

Sushant emerged from the Emergency period churning after being in jail for months during his student days opposing emergency. He was elected as the youngest member of the H.P legislative assembly in 1982. He is a five time member of the assembly and was Minister in BJP government from 1998 to 2003. He has led many agitations and movements, prominent being Shah Nahar, Daily Wagers and Nurpur College. He has been jailed by the various governments for years consequent to various public agitations and protests.

Many land reforms were also introduced during his tenure as Revenue Minister, major being translation of rules from Urdu to Hindi and English, issuing Kisan Pass Books and digitization of land records etc.

He had joined Anna Andolan and later joined AAP from where he contested the 2014 Lok Sabha election only to secure the third position in Kangra-Chamba constituency. Currently he is not involved with any party but active in a social organisation.

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