Tamradhwaj Sahu

Tamradhwaj Sahu (born 6 August 1949) is an Indian politician of the INC. He is the current Home Minister of Chhattisgarh. He is a member of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly representing Durg Gramin.

Tamradhwaj Sahu
Minister for Home Affairs
Government of Chhattisgarh
Assumed office
December 2018
Chief MinisterBhupesh Baghel
Preceded byRam Sewak Paikra
Member of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
ConstituencyDurg Gramin
In office
1998 – 2013
Member of Parliament
Lok Sabha
In office
16 May 2014 – 25 December 2018
Preceded bySaroj Pandey
Succeeded byVijay Baghel
Personal details
Born (1949-08-06) 6 August 1949 (age 70)
Patora, Central Provinces and Berar, India
(now in Chhattisgarh, India)
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Kamala Sahu
ResidenceDurg , Chhattisgarh
As of 23 June, 2018
Source: [Tamradhwaj Sahu - Indian govt. portal]

Political careerEdit

Tamradhwaj Sahu had member of parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Durg (Lok Sabha constituency), Chhattisgarh. He won the 2014 Indian general election being an Indian National Congress candidate. Before becoming the Member of Parliament, he was the member of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly from 1998 till 2013. Currently, he is the Home Minister of Chhattisgarh.

Political viewsEdit

Sahu is inspired by Chandulal Chandrakar, former Politician of Durg. He ventured into politics as a student.

Personal lifeEdit

Sahu was born in Patora, Bemetara, Central Provinces and Berar (now Chhattisgarh) on 6 August 1949. He is married to Kamala Sahu. They have three sons and a daughter.

Social ActivitiesEdit

He has actively worked for the Sahu Samaj Cultural Activities, and involved in Ramayan Katha.[1][2][3]

Year Position
President, District Ramayan Sewa Samiti, Durg
1993-2001 President, Chhattisgarh State Sahu Sangh
1990-1993 President, District Sahu Sangh

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Team, BW (20 April 2018). "Sahu Samaj's contribution is important for the development of CG: Dr. Raman Singh" (in Hindi). Raipur: Bhaskar World. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  2. ^ Baghel, Manoj Singh; Tiwari, Ashish (29 March 2018). "Tamradhwaj Sahu's Grand Welcome, What is INC's Social Engineering Game Plan for CG" (in Hindi). Lalluram. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  3. ^ "INC's big gamble to woo Sahu Samaj and OBC Vote Bank" (in Hindi). Dainik Bhaskar. BNN. 30 March 2018. Retrieved 23 June 2018.