Upendra Kushwaha a great political leader from BIHAR. He was born in middle class family in Vaishali,Bihar. He was born on 6 feb,1960.He is a Member of Parliament from KARAKAT lok sabha constituency in Rohtas district. He is member of Rajya Sabha and a leader of Rashtriya Lok Samta Party.
Before joining politics he was lecturer.He completed in M.A in political science from Bihar University.He married to snehlata and the coupled is blessed with a daughter and a son.Upendra Kushwaha is not only a great politician but a social activist,lecturer,agriculturist too.
Upendra kushwaha political career
In 1985 he joined politics His political career was not though easy but has many up and downs.From 1985 to 1988 he was with YUVA LOK DAL’S general secretary and from 1988 to 1993 he was National general secretary.His importance increased when he joined General Secretary of Samata Party in 2004.
Initially he started his politics with Lalu Yadav, but later he moved with Nitish Kumar “JANTA DAL UNITED”.In 2010 he also became a member of committee of agriculture.He became Rajya Sabha member in 2010 now his political career has positive push.
In 2012 he played against Nitish Kumar (JDU) and moved with UPA government.But he again ties with JD U but this time it didn’t last long again he quite the party.In Fact this time he made in own political party on 3 march,2013 (RASHTRIYA LOK SAMATA PARTY) this was the biggest gamble in politics.
HIS IMPORTANCE FOR BJP
His work among most backward caste of state as well as minorities attracted BJP leader and they needs vote bank from Koeri-Kushwahas because about 6% of Bihar population is Koeri-Kushwahas which in backward caste which seeks more vote from Koeri committee as they will win a chunk of votes and probability of winning will increased.
He was introduced in Narendra Modi government as a Minister of State for Human Resource Development in 2014.