Sumitra Singh

Sumitra Singh (Hindi:सुमित्रा सिंह ) (born 1930) is a politician from Indian state of Rajasthan. She is currently speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly.She is the first woman speaker in Rajasthan's history. She won 2003 assembly election on BJP ticket. She was unanimously elected Speaker of the 12th Rajasthan Assembly. She is a senior Jat leader from the Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan; Mrs. Singh was elected to the Assembly for the nine out of twelve term (1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1985, 1990, 1998, 2003) from the Jhunjhunu constituency.

She was earlier in Indian National Congress party and has been cabinet minister in Government of Rajasthan.

Birth and family

She was born in village of Kisari in Jhunjhunu district in the family of Shri Ladu Ram Choudhary on 3 May, 1930. She has done M.A. in Hindi Literature.

She is married with Shri Nahar Singh, (Kadwasra gotra) of Patusahri village in the district of Jhunjhunu on 2 June, 1952 and is mother of three sons.

Membership of Legislature

*1957 – 62: Member, 2nd Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1962 – 67: Member, 3rd Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1967 – 72: Member, 4th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1972 – 77: Member, 5th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1977 – 80: Member, 6th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1985 – 90: Member, 8th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1990 – 92: Member, 9th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1998 – 2003: Member, 11th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*2003 - Cont.: Member, 12th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly

Positions Held

*5.9.1967 - 9.7.1971: State Minister, Deptt. of Medical & Health and PHED, Government of Rajasthan
*22.6.1968 - 9.7.1971: State Minister (Ind.Charge), Deptt. of Family Welfare, Government of Rajasthan
*1985 - 87, 1990 – 92: Member, Committee on Public Undertakings, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*1987 – 88: Member, Rules Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*14.3.1990 - 26.10.1990: Minister, Deptt of Energy (Including Non-Conventional Energy Sources), Ground Water and Higher Education, Government of Rajasthan
*1991 – 92: Member, Parliamentary Consultative Committee of Energy, Non-Conventional Energy Sources and Labour & Employment Department
*1999 – 2003: Chairman, Committee on Welfare of Women & Children, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
*2004 to Cont.: Speaker, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly

Awards

*2004:Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award
*2004: Bharat Jyoti Award
*2006: Glory of Indira Award

External links

* [http://www.rajassembly.nic.in/speaker.htm]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ishmeet Singh Sodhi — Infobox Musical artist Name = Ishmeet Singh Sodhi Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Ishmeet Singh Sodhi Alias = Born = birth date|1989|9|2 Ludhiana, India Died = Death date and age|2008|07|29|1989|09|02… …   Wikipedia

  • Jhunjhunu — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction native name = Jhunjhunun | type = city | latd = 28.13 | longd = 75.4 locator position = right | state name = Rajasthan district = Jhunjhunun leader title = leader name = altitude = 323 population as of = 2001… …   Wikipedia

  • List of people from Rajasthan — This is a list of famous and notable people from Rajasthan, India. This would include persons who are known to a large number of people and is not based on the extent of their popularity. Neither is the list viewed from the context of the present …   Wikipedia

  • List of Jats — The Jat (Jatt or Jutt جاٹ یا جٹ) people is a 31 million strong ethnic group spread over of north west India and Pakistan and with large populations living in the EU, US, Canada, Australia and UK. This is a partial list of the Jat people born in… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Constituencies of Rajasthan Assembly — ConstituencyName of Elected M.L.A.Party Affiliation1. BhadraDr. Suresh ChaudharyIndependent2. NoharBahadur SinghIndian National Lok Dal3. TibiDharmendra KumarBharatiya Janata Party4. HanumangarhVinod Kumar s/o Atma RamIndian National Congress5.… …   Wikipedia

  • Reema Lagoo — (Marathi: रीमा लागू) is an Marathi actress who has appeared in a number of Marathi as well as Hindi films. Career Reema Lagoo was born Nayan Bhadbhade in 1958. Her mother was a well known actress on Marathi stage. Her acting abilities were noted… …   Wikipedia

  • Reema Lagoo — est une actrice marathi qui a tourné dans de nombreux films marathi et hindi. Sommaire 1 Carrière 2 Récompenses 2.1 Nominations 3 Filmogra …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Drohkaal — Directed by Govind Nihalani Written by Govind Purushottam Deshpande, Govind Nihalani, Anjum Rajabali, Atul Tiwari Starring Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah …   Wikipedia

  • Kachwaha — The Kachwaha (also spelled as Kachavāhā, Kacchavahas, Kachhawa, Kuchhwaha Kushwaha including Kacchapghata, Kakutstha, and Kurma) are a Suryavanshi Rajput clan who ruled a number of kingdoms and princely states in India such as Alwar, Maihar,… …   Wikipedia

  • Amul STAR Voice of India — Infobox Television show name = Amul Star Voice of India caption = The Star Voice of India logo. format = Interactive Reality Musical Game show picture format = 576i (SDTV), runtime = 52 minutes creator = Gajendra Singh director = Gajendra Singh… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.