Shahjahanpur BJP MP Krishna Raj seals berth in Union Council of Ministers

New Delhi : Krishna Raj, BJP Member of Parliament from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, was today inducted as Minister of State in the Narendra Modi Council of Ministers . Ms Raj is the second woman MP from Uttar Pradesh, who along with Anupriya Patel of the Apna Dal, was inducted in the Modi ministry. Born on February 22, 1967 in Faizabad, Ms Raj was elected to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly in 1996 and 2007 from Mohammadi seat. Coming from a Dalit community, Ms Raj contested the 16th Lok Sabha elections from Shahjahanpur on BJP ticket. She is also a member, committee on petitions and energy besides member of Joint Parliamentary Committee on Land Acquisition Bill.

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