Rameswar Teli

Rameshwar Teli is member of Bharatiya Janata Party and Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Dibrugarh (Lok Sabha constituency). He is also Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries since 30 May 2019.

Rameswar Teli
Minister of State for Food Processing Industries
Assumed office
31 May 2019
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded bySadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded byPaban Singh Ghatowar
Member of Assam Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byAmiya Gogoi
Succeeded byAmiya Gogoi
Personal details
Born (1970-08-14) 14 August 1970 (age 49)
Duliajan, Assam, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
RelativesLate Shri Budhu Teli (Father), Smt. Dukla Teli (Mother)
ProfessionSocial worker, Politician

Early lifeEdit

He was born in 14 August 1970 in Duliajan in Assam. His father name is Budhu Teli and Mother Dulka Teli. He belongs to member of Tea-garden community of Assam.[1] His father was a driver. During Teenage, he used to sell yam and fern to buy bread for snacks.[2]


He was local leader of All Assam Tea Tribe Students’ Association (AATTSA).[2] He was elected to Assam legislative Assembly during 2001-2006 and 2006-2011 for from Duliajan in district of Dibrugarh.[3] He lost 2011 assembly elections by around 3000 votes to Amiya Gogoi.[4] In 2014, he was elected to as member of parliament from Dibrugarh as BJP candidate.[2] In the 2019 Indian general election he was elected as a member of parliament from Dibrugarh constituency.

In May 2019, Teli became Minister of State for Food Processing Industries.[5]


  1. ^ "Lone Sitting MP from Assam Re-nominated by BJP, Rameshwar Teli is MoS in Ministry of Food Processing Industries". news18. 19 May 2019. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Rameshwar Teli: From yam seller to food processing minister". newindianexpress. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Assam Legislative Assembly - Members 2006-2011".
  4. ^ "Assam Assembly Election 2011 Constituency:Duliajan (118) District : Dibrugarh".
  5. ^ "PM Modi allocates portfolios. Full list of new ministers", Live Mint, 31 May 2019