Shiv Pratap Shukla (born 1 April 1952) is an Indian politician and was the Minister of State for Finance in the First Modi ministry. He is Member of Parliament in the upper house (Rajya Sabha) of the Indian Parliament. He represents the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Shiv Pratap Shukla
|Minister of State for Finance|
3 September 2017 – 30 May 2019
|Preceded by||Santosh Gangwar|
|Succeeded by||Anurag Thakur|
|MP of Rajya Sabha for Uttar Pradesh|
5 July 2016 – 5 July 2022
|Preceded by||Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, BJP|
|Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party (U.P.)|
|Assumed office |
|Minister for Jails, Uttar Pradesh|
|Minister for Rural Development, Uttar Pradesh|
|Member of Legislative Assembly, Uttar Pradesh|
|Preceded by||Sunil Kumar Shastri|
|Succeeded by||Radha Mohan Das Agarwal|
|Born||1 April 1952|
Rudrapur, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Alma mater||Gorakhpur University|
ABVP to Bharatiya Janata PartyEdit
Shukla campaigned in the General Elections in 1989 and was elected a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, defeating Shri Sunil Shastri of INC. He was elected as Member of the Legislative Assembly four consecutive times in 1989, 1991, 1993 and 1996.
Minister of state in the BJP governmentEdit
Shukla was appointed a state minister in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led governments in Uttar Pradesh. He was appointed the cabinet Minister for Jails in 1996–1998 under Bharatiya Janata Party–Bahujan Samaj Party a short-lived coalition government of Mayawati & Kalyan Singh & later on appointed Minister for Rural Development  in year 1998–2002 under BJP government of Rajnath Singh.
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- "Gorakhpur Election Results since 1977". Election Commission of India.
- "The Great Lucknow Circus". Frontline. 15–28 November 1997. Archived from the original on 18 October 2007.
- "Jailed gangster's reach gobsmacks UP police". Rediff. 17 December 1998.
- "BJP bandh stirs up trouble in UP towns". Rediff. 23 February 1998.
- R Swaminathan (22 February 2002). "Neither Ram nor Rahim, Gorakhpur voters seek solution to problem of floods". Rediff.