Virendra Kumar
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Virendra Kumar

Name :Virendra Kumar Khatik
DOB :27 February 1954
(Age 70 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education Dr. Harisingh Gour University
Nationality Indian
Profession Politician
Place Sagar,  Madhya Pradesh, India

Family

Parents

Shri Amar Singh
Smt. Sumat Rani

Marital Status Married
Spouse

Kamal Khatik

Early Political Involvement

Virendra Kumar began his political career with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a right-wing, Hindu nationalist, volunteer organization. His association with the RSS instilled in him a sense of discipline and a commitment to the nationalist ideology. He later joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), where he gradually rose through the ranks due to his organizational skills and dedication.

Legislative Career
Virendra Kumar's formal political journey began when he was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha in 1996 from the Sagar constituency in Madhya Pradesh. Since then, he has been re-elected multiple times, serving as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th Lok Sabha. His repeated electoral successes underscore his strong connection with his constituents and his effective representation of their interests.

Parliamentary Contributions

Throughout his parliamentary career, Virendra Kumar has been actively involved in various committees and legislative processes. His key areas of focus include child labor, social justice, and empowerment of marginalized communities. He has served on several important parliamentary committees, such as:

  • Committee on Labor and Welfare
  • Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
  • Committee on Human Resource Development
  • Committee on Official Language

Ministerial Roles

In recognition of his experience and dedication, Virendra Kumar was appointed as a Union Minister in the Narendra Modi-led government. He has held several key ministerial positions, including:

  • Minister of State for Women and Child Development
  • Minister of State for Minority Affairs
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