Shriprakash Jaiswal is an Indian politician who stood for the 2004 Lok Sabha elections on the Indian National Congress ticket and is currently a Member of Parliament (MP) from Kanpur. He has been Minister of State for Home Affairs since 23 May 2004.
Early Life of Shriprakash Jaiswal
Shriprakash Jaiswal was born on 25th September in the year 1944 to Late Ganga Prasad Jaiswal and Chandrakali Devi. He completed his education from D.A.V. College from Kanpur.
Political Career of Shriprakash Jaiswal
Shriprakash Jaiswal began his political career by serving as the party social worker in Kanpur City. For that he became the Mayor of Kanpur in 1989. Then he contested and won Lok Sabha election in the year 1999 from Kanpur. Further he won in Lok Sabha in the year 2004 and 2009 for the second and third time respectively. He has also been the President of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee from 2000 till the year 2003.
Positions held by Shriprakash Jaiswal
1989-92 - Mayor, Kanpur City, Uttar Pradesh
-Secretary, Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (U.P.C.C.)
-President, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.), Kanpur
1999 - Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 - President, Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee ( UPCC )
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
2000-2004 - Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
2004 - Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha ( 2nd term)
23 May 2004 - Onward Union Minister of State, Home Affairs
2009 - Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
2009 - 18 Jan 2011 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Coal; Statistics and Programme Implementation
19 Jan 2011: Union Cabinet Minister of Coal
Shriprakash Jaiswal is actively concerned in the promotion of national integration through a variety of social and cultural activities in Kanpur. These cultural activities bring jointly an extensive cross-section of people from diverse castes, communities and religions; working for the promotion of the fine arts. He has a keen interest in the educational and financial upliftment among the minority people and suppressed community of the country.
Personal Life of Shriprakash Jaiswal
Shriprakash Jaiswal is married to Maya Rani on April 28, 1967. The couple has two sons and a daughter.
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