Pradeep Jain Aditya

Pradeep Jain Aditya

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Pradeep Jain Aditya Profile

  • Name:
  • Pradeep Jain Aditya
  • Born:
  • September 8, 1962
  • Father:
  • Vishnu Kumar Jain
  • Mother:
  • Shanti Devi Jain
  • Spouse:
  • Snehalata Jain

Pradeep Jain Aditya Biography

Pradeep Jain Aditya is an Indian politician associated with Indian National Congress. A prominent leader from Jhansi, UP he served as Minister of State in Ministry of Rural Development in the 2009 Union Cabinet headed by Manmohan Singh. He represented the Jhansi constituency in 15th Lok Sabha. In 2007 state assembly elections he got elected from the same constituency also. A promoter of national game hockey, he played a significant role in installing the statue of hockey legend from Jhansi, Dhyan Chand in the Jhansi city. In 2014 general elections, he joined the group of seven cabinet ministers of Manmohan Singh’s cabinet who lost their parliament seat.

 

He was born on 8 September 1962 in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Vishnu Kumar Jain and Shanti Devi Jain are his parents. After completing his Master’s degree, he took LLB from Bundelkhand University. He started his career as an advocate after completion of his LLB course. He is still in the same profession. He married Snehalata Jain in 1992 and the couple has two children. A patron of sports, he is interested in Badminton, Football and Cricket. Writing & reading are his hobbies. He currently serves as President of Bundelkhand Degree College and Divisonal Secretary, Youth Campus.

 

Pradeep got involved in the active politics in the 2000s and got elected to state assembly for th first time in 2007 state assembly elections. In 2009 he got elected to parliament for the first time. While serving as a union minister in Manmohan Singh’s cabinet he installed the statue of hockey legend Dhyanchand in his hometown.  He also recommended for giving Bharat Ratna for India’s iconic sports star Dhyanchand.

Updated: June 26, 2016

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