Last Updated on August 30, 2021
Ashok Katariya is an Indian politician from the state of Uttar Pradesh and member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and currently serving asTransport Minister with Independent Charge and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
|Transport Minister (Independent Charge), Uttar Pradesh and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Uttar Pradesh|
21 August 2019
|Member of Legislative Council, Uttar Pradesh|
6 May 2018
|Born||18 December 1972|
Uttar Pradesh, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Children||1 son and 1 daughter|
Katariya was born in a small village Heempur Prithya of U.P. He belongs to a farmer family. His father Mr Rumaal Singh (currently elected as the Gram Pradhan of Heempur Village 2021). He hails from a Gurjar family. He completed his primary education in his village.
Ashok Katariya holds a post graduate degree in political science from Rohillkhand university, Bareilly.
He was from starting a notable leader of Gurjar community. Katariya’s political journey began with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad . Katariya was the organisational secretary of ABVP Moradabad Vibhag in 1994. In 1996, he was given responsibilities of Meerut Vibhag after thtat State secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in 2001. In 2004, Katariya was selected President of BJYM Uttar pradesh. In 2007 he was selected State secretary of BJP UP and served for consecutive terms till 2013. In 2013 he was given responsibility of State vice president of BJP UP. During 2014 General elections he was appointed Star campaigner of BJP in U.P. In 2016 he was given responsibility of General Secretary of BJP UP till 2020.
He has been appointed as Transport Minister of State (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs Minister of State in Yogi Adityanath ministry on 21 August 2019.