| Samajwadi Party|
Dr. Madhuri ojha
| 31 July 1951 (age 64)
Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh (1951-07-31) |
Lalganj Jhara, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
Shivakant Ojha Wikipedia
Prof. Shivakant Ojha is an Indian politician affiliated with Samajwadi Party. He is member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly representing Raniganj constituency in Pratapgarh district, of Uttar Pradesh. On 18 January 2014, Prof. Ojha was assigned as Minister for Technical Education in Akhilesh Yadav's cabinet. He was removed as the Minister for Technical Education on 29 October by the Chief Minister of the state, Akhilesh Yadav. Later he was reinducted in the cabinet again as a Health Minister of the state on 26 September 2016.
He lives in Ramaiyapur village, post Prithviganh in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh. He is post graduate in Master of Arts from Allahabad University in 1973 and did Master of Philosophy from Meerut University in 1986. By profession, he teaches in college.
He is presently MLA from Raniganj elected in 2012 Assembly Election. He won 2012 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election with 38.96% votes gain. On 18 January 2012, Ojha was assigned as minister in Akhilesh Yadav’s cabinet. He was formerly affiliated with Bhartiya Janata Party and Bahujan Samaj Party. He unsuccessfully contested 2009 Lok Sabha elections on the ticket of BSP,> defeated by Rajkumari Ratna Singh.