Upendra Kushwaha

Upendra Kushwaha is an is an Indian politician, and a Former Education Minister of India. Kushwaha has previously held the position of Minister of State for Human Resources and Development in the Indian government. He served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Karakat constituency and was also a former member of the Rajya Sabha. As of 2023, he leads the Rashtriya Lok Janata Dal (RLJD), a party he founded following its split from the Janata Dal (United) (JDU).

Upendra Kushwaha Biography

Birth name Upendra Singh
Profession Politician
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Political Party • Samata Party (2000-2004)
• Janata Dal (United) (2004-2007) (2009-2013) (2021-2023)
• Rashtriya Samata Party (2007-2009)
• Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (2013—2021)
• Rashtriya Lok Janata Dal (2023—present)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 6 February 1960
Age (as of 2023) 63 Years
Birthplace Vaishali, Bihar
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Hazrat Jandaha, Bihar
School R. A. S. High School in Hazrat Jandaha, Bihar
College/University • 1976: L.S. College in Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Educational Qualification(s) • 1978: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
• 1981: Master of Arts in Political Science
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 26 February 1982
Wife/Spouse Snehlata Sinha (Politician)
Children Upendra Kushwaha has a son and a daughter.
Parents Father– Muneshwar Singh
Mother– Muneshwari Devi

Upendra Kushwaha Age

Upendra Kushwaha was born on 6 February 1960 in Vaishali district, Bihar, India.

Upendra Kushwaha Early life

Born into a middle-class family to Muneshwar Singh and Muneshwari Devi on February 6, 1960, in Vaishali, Bihar, Upendra Kumar Singh pursued his education at Patna Science College. He further earned a Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science from BR Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur. Initially working as a lecturer in the politics department of Samata College, Singh, at the suggestion of Nitish Kumar, adopted the surname ‘Kushwaha’ to enhance his political profile, as it is linked to caste identity.

Upendra Kushwaha Latest News

Upendra Kushwaha asserted that NDA candidates are poised to secure victory in 40 seats in Bihar, emphasizing that there is no competition for PM Narendra Modi.

Some Facts About Upendra Kushwaha

  • Upendra Kushwaha is an Indian politician and a member of the Bihar Legislative Council. He is also a former Member of Parliament.
  • Kushwaha is also a former member of the Rajya Sabha and the leader of his own party Rashtriya Lok Samata Party.
  • When Upendra was studying in college, he lived with Karpoori Thakur, the two-time Bihar Chief Minister, who guided him about politics.
  • After he graduated from the B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University, he was appointed at Samata College as a lecturer in the politics department.
  • In 1985, when Kushwaha joined the youth wing of the Lok Dal, he was a junior to Nitish Kumar, co-founder of the Janata Dal (United).

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