anurag singh thakur biography

Anurag Singh Thakur is a member of the Lower House of Parliament in India from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, and also serves as a Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs. He is the son of Prem Kumar Dhumal, the former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.


Personal Life

Full Name Anurag Singh Thakur

Date of Birth 24 Oct 1974 (Age 45)

Place of Birth Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)

Party name Bharatiya Janta Party

Education Graduate

Profession Cricketer, Industrialist, Agriculturist

Father’s Name Prem Kumar Dhumal

Mother’s Name Sheela Devi

Spouse’s Name Shefali Thakur

No of Sons 2


Anurag Singh is a member of 16th Lok Sabha from Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh. He was first elected to Lok Sabha in May 2008 in a by-poll and belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the three-time MP, being a member of 14th, 15th, and 16th Lok sabha. Anurag Thakur led a march from Kolkata to Lal Chowk in Srinagar under the

Early life and education

Thakur was born on 24 October 1974 at Hamirpur. He is the eldest son of Prem Kumar Dhumal and Sheela Devi. He studied B.A. Educated at Doaba College, Jalandhar, Punjab.

Territorial Army

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh conferring the rank of Lieutenant in the Territorial Army on Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Member of Parliament and President BCCI, at a solemn ‘Commissioning’ ceremony, in New Delhi on July 29, 2016.

In July 2016, Anurag Thakur became a part of the territorial army, becoming the first serving BJP Member of Parliament to become a regular commissioned officer in the Territorial Army.


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