|Preceded by Mahabir Prasad|
Name Kamlesh Paswan
|Spouse(s) Mrs. Ritu|
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Children 1 son & 2 daughters.
|Constituency Bansgaon, Uttar Pradesh|
Born August 6, 1976 (age 39). Gorakhpur, (Uttar Pradesh). (1976-08-06)
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party.
Matters of urgent public importance shri kamlesh paswan 31 07 2014
Kamlesh Paswan is an Indian Politician and is Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha of India. Paswan represents the Bansgaon constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party political party.
- Matters of urgent public importance shri kamlesh paswan 31 07 2014
- Matters of urgent public importance sh kamlesh paswan 05 09 2013
- Early life and education
- Political career
- Threat on life
Matters of urgent public importance sh kamlesh paswan 05 09 2013
Early life and education
Kamlesh Paswan was born in Gorakhpur, UP. He is a matriculate from St. Paul's School in Gorakhpur. His father, Om Prakash Paswan, was also a politician and was killed in 1996 whilst addressing a public meeting.
Paswan was also a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. In 2009, he contested for Lok Sabha elections and became a member of the 15th Lok Sabha from Bansgaon constituency.He is now a member of 16th Lok Sabha.
Threat on life
In Oct 2013, Paswan claimed that his life was under threat from "political rivals and mafia" in the region. Reportedly, he had requested the District magistrate and the Superintendent of police for providing him security cover. Paswan also stated that he contemplated raising his security concerns to the Chief Minister of U.P., Akhilesh Yadav.