Neelam Sonkar

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Neelam Sonkar
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Lalganj Uttar Pradesh
Assumed office
May 2014 to till date
Preceded byBali Ram
Personal details
Born (1973-02-11) 11 February 1973 (age 47)
Gorakhpur
NationalityIndia
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Spouse(s)Mr Rajendra Prasad,Civil Engineer
ResidenceAzamgarh Uttar Pradesh
ProfessionPolitician
As of 16 October, 2015
Source: [1]

Shrimati Neelam Sonkar (born 11 February 1973 ) is a politician from Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh state of India.

She contested Indian general elections 2014 from Lalganj Seat of Uttar Pradesh as Bhartiya Janata Party candidate to enter in 16th Lok Sabha.

She is Post Graduate M.A. from Gorakhpur University in 1998.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Neelam Sonkar was born on February 11, 1973, to Shri Ramchandra and Smt. Bhagyvani Devi. She was born in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Neelam Sonkar has completed her Masters in Arts (MA) from Gorakhpur University.

Positions Held[edit]

  • May, 2014 : Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards : Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment.[2]
  • April. 2016 onwards : Member, National Level Steering Committee on Standup India Programme.[2]

References[edit]

  1. "Neelam Sonkar". MyNeta.info. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Neelam Sonkar". Government of India. Retrieved 16 October 2015.