Radha Mohan Singh, an Indian politician and a member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), became a Union Cabinet Minister in 2014. An MP from Purvi Champaran constituency of Bihar, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture on May 26, 2014, in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
Born on September 1, 1949, in a farmer’s family at Narha Panapur village in the East Champaran district of Bihar, Radha Mohan Singh completed his graduation (B.A.) from M.S. College, Bihar University, Motihari, Bihar. He is married to Shanti Devi and they have two children – a daughter and a son. While pursuing his political dreams, he stayed connected to his roots – farming.
Since his youth, he was an active RSS Swayamsevak. He embarked upon a political career after becoming a member of Jan Sangh and BJP. His political journey has always been on an upward trajectory and it continued when he became the Union Cabinet Minister.
Shri Radha Mohan Singh is deeply committed to the cause of the poor and downtrodden. He firmly believes in empowering farmers because he feels the nation can prosper by enabling farmers and equipping villages. After assuming charge, he said:
“Our main priority will be to empower farmers of the country”.
|1967-68||:||Nagar Pramukh, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Motihari|
|1969||:||Mandal Secretary, Jana Sangh|
|1970-77||:||Organizational Secretary, Jana Sangh, East Champaran, Bihar State|
|1977-80||:||General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), East Champaran, Bihar State|
|1980-87||:||Regional Organising Secretary, B.J.P., Muzaffarpur, Bihar State|
|1988-90||:||President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (B.J.Y.M.), Bihar State|
|1990-93||:||General Secretary, B.J.P., Bihar|
|1993-2000||:||Secretary, State Election Committee, B.J.P, Bihar|
|2004-2005||:||Vice President, B.J.P, Kissan Morcha|
|2006||:||State President, BJP, Bihar|
|2010 – 12||:||Sah Prabhari, B.J.P. – U.P|
|2011 – 12||:||Convenor – All India Membership Companioning, B.J.P|
|2013||:||Prabhari – B.J.P., Uttarkhand
President – All India Diciplinary Committee, B.J.P
|1989-90||:||Elected to 9th Lok Sabha|
|1990-91||:||Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
Member, Standing Committee on Industry & Mines
|1996||:||Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
Member, Standing Committee, Ministry of Communications
|1999||:||Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
Member, Committee to Review the rate of dividend Payable by the Railway Undertaking to General Revenue
Member, Committee on Communications
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
|2009||:||Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, Consultative Committee, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas
|31st Aug. 2009||:||Member, Standing Committee on Energy|
|23rd Sep. 2009||:||Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Committee on Estimates
|May, 2014||:||Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)|
|26th May 2014 onwards||:||Union Cabinet Minister, Agriculture|
President, Vaidyanath Seva Trust
President, Rickshaw Chalak Kalyan Samiti, Motihari, Bihar
President, Pandit Din Dayal Upadhayay Smriti Nyas
District President – Association of Bihar Cricket, Ex-State Vice President – Association of Bihar Cricket.
England, France, Malaysia, New Zealand, Scottland, Singapore, Thailand and Brazil.