Rampersad Parasram

H.H. Dharmacharya Pt. Dr. Rampersad Parasram (pronounced [rɑːməprəsɑːd̪ə pərəsərɑːmə]; born 27 May 1944) is the current Dharmacharya of Trinidad and Tobago and is a religious leader, medical doctor, and politician in Trinidad and Tobago.[4][5]

Rampersad Parasram
रामप्रसाद परसराम (Hindi)
TitleDharmacharya of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Trinidad and Tobago
InstituteSanatan Dharma Maha Sabha
Religious career
PredecessorPt. Uttam Maharaj
Ordination12 October 2019[1]
Post6th Dharmacharya of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Trinidad and Tobago[2]
Personal details
Rampersad Parasram

(1944-05-27) 27 May 1944 (age 76)
McBean Village, Couva, Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo, Trinidad and Tobago
CitizenshipTrinidadian and Tobagonian
NationalityTrinidadian and Tobagonian
Political partyUnited National Congress
MotherSursattie Maharaj[3]
FatherPt. Parasram Maharaj[3]
RelativesPundit Jadoonath (paternal grandfather)
Pundit Omkar (maternal grandfather)
ResidenceCouva, Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo, Trinidad and Tobago
Alma mater

Personal lifeEdit

Parasram's nephew, Roshan Parasram, is the current Chief Medical Officer for Trinidad and Tobago since 2013/14 and has additionally taken a lead role in the Trinidad and Tobago Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago.[6][7]


  1. ^ http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/dr-rampersad-parasrama-dharmacharya-for-all-seasons-6.2.965380.a2860c06e8
  2. ^ http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/dr-rampersad-parasrama-dharmacharya-for-all-seasons-6.2.965380.a2860c06e8
  3. ^ a b "Pandit Parasram Maharaj Biography & Rare Photos, Pandits Of Trinidad & Tobago, S.D.M.S." hindisongstt.com. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
  4. ^ "Dr Rampersad Parasram...A Dharmacharya For All Seasons". www.guardian.co.tt. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
  5. ^ "Parasram, man of the people". Trinidad and Tobago Newsday. 27 October 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ www.health.gov.tt http://www.health.gov.tt/sitepages/default.aspx?id=39. Retrieved 5 May 2020. Missing or empty |title= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Online, TTT Live (12 March 2020). "Happening Now: Post Cabinet Media Briefing with Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Roshan Parasram and the National Security Minister, Stuart Young. Follow on TTT, Talk City 91.1FM, and TTT Live Online:https://www.facebook.com/tttliveonline/videos/1588841217906352/ …". @tttliveonline. Retrieved 6 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)