Renuka Singh

Renuka Singh (born 5 January 1964) is an Indian politician from Chhattisgarh and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. She is current Minister of State of Ministry of Tribal Affairs in Narendra Modi's ministry.

Renuka Singh Saruta
Minister of State for Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Assumed office
30 May 2019
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byJasvantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
23 May 2019
Preceded byKamalbhan Singh Marabi
ConstituencySurguja
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Woman & Child development and Family welfare,
Government of Chhattisgarh
In office
7 December 2003 – 18 June 2005
Succeeded byLata Usendi
Member of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
In office
7 December 2003 – 8 December 2013
Preceded byTuleshwar Singh
Succeeded byKhelsai Singh
ConstituencyPremnagar
Personal details
Born (1964-01-05) 5 January 1964 (age 56)
Podi, Koriya district, Madhya Pradesh, India
(now Chhattisgarh, India)
NationalityIndian
Political partyBhartiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Narendra Singh
Children2 Son & 2 Daughter
ResidenceRamanujnagar, Sarguja, Chhattisgarh, India
ProfessionPolitician, Agriculture

Political careerEdit

Renuka was first elected to Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly in 2003 and became Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Woman & Child development and Family welfare in Government of Chhattisgarh and again got re-elected in 2008.[1][2] In 2013 Assembly election, she lost to senior Congress leader Khelsai Singh. In the 2019 general election, she again contested against Khelsai Singh and won by margin of 1,57,873 votes and became Union Minister of State of Ministry of Tribal Affairs.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MEMBERS OF LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY". Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha, Government of Chhattisgarh. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
  2. ^ http://cgvidhansabha.gov.in/hindi_new/satra/third_assembly/3RD_ASSEMBLY.pdf
  3. ^ "PM Modi allocates portfolios. Full list of new ministers", Live Mint, 31 May 2019