Vinod Sonkar

Vinod Kumar Sonkar is an Indian politician, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Since 2014, he is the Member of parliament from Kaushambi. He is also the National Secretary of BJP and the current chairperson of parliamentary committee on Ethics.[1]

Vinod Kumar Sonkar
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Kaushambi
Assumed office
1 September 2014
Preceded byShailendra Kumar
Personal details
Born (1970-02-18) 18 February 1970 (age 52)
Sadiyapur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseSmt. Sangeeta Sonkar
Residence(s)Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Alma materAllahabad University
As of 17 December, 2016
Source: [1]

Early life and educationEdit

Vinod Kumar Sonkar was born on 18 February 1970 to Shri Amar Nath Sonkar and Smt. Champa Devi. He was born in Sadiyapur, located in Allahabad district in Uttar Pradesh. Sonkar completed his graduation from Allahabad University. He married Sangeeta Sonkar on 22 May 2002.[2]

Political careerEdit

  • May, 2014: Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards: Member, Standing Committee on Commerce; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • 30 July. 2017 Vice president BJP Uttar Pradesh unit (till July 2019)
  • 10 Oct. 2017 onwards: National president, BJP (S.C. morcha) (till Oct. 2020)
  • May 2019: Elected again to the 17th Lok Sabha
  • 09 Oct. 2019 onwards: Chairman of Ethics committee
  • Oct. 2020: National Secretary BJP
  • Nov. 2020: Incharge Tripura BJP[3]


  1. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Vinod Kumar Sonkar | National Portal of India". Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Vinod Sonkar appointed Tripura BJP in-charge". 15 September 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2021.