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Ram Govind Chaudhary is one of the prominent socialist leader of India who currently serves as Leader of the Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly since 2017.[1] He was in charge of Basic Education and Child Nutrition and Development Ministries in previous Samajwadi Party Government of Uttar Pradesh led by Akhilesh Yadav.[2] He is Member of Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh from the Bansdih assembly seat, Ballia.[3]

Ram Govind Chaudhary
राम गोविन्द चौधरी
Leader of the Opposition of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
27 March 2017
Preceded by Gaya Charan Dinkar
Ministry of Basic Education, Uttar Pradesh
In office
14 May 2012 – 19 March 2017
Ministry of Child Development and Nutrition, Uttar Pradesh
In office
14 May 2012 – 11 March 2017
Personal details
Born (1953-07-09) July 9, 1953 (age 65)
Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian (Hindustan)
Political party Samajwadi Party
Spouse(s) Kalawati Devi
Children One Son
Residence Lucknow, Ballia
Education Graduate L. L. B. (Lucknow University)
Profession Politician, Advocate

He was born in Ballia. He had closely worked with Jayaprakash Narayan and Chandra Shekhar. He is one of the close associate of Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav.[1]


  1. ^ a b "रामगोविंद चौधरी बने नेता विरोधी दल" [Ram Govind Chaudhary becomes leader of opposition] (in Hindi). Patrika News. Retrieved 6 May 2018. 
  2. ^ "Primary Education Department". 2013-10-09. Retrieved 2014-02-18. 
  3. ^ "Bansdih Election Results 2017". Retrieved 6 May 2018.