Dara Singh Chauhan Wiki, Height, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Last Updated on August 29, 2021

Dara Singh Chauhan (born 25 July 1963) is an Indian politician and most prominent leader of Chauhan ( Loniya rajput), who represented Madhuban (Assembly constituency) in Uttar Pradesh a member of Bhartiya Janta Party. Currently he is serving as Cabinet Minister in Yogi Adityanath ministry. He is also represented Ghosi in the 15th Lok Sabha, where he was leader of the Bahujan Samaj Party. In 16th Lok Sabha, he was defeated by Harinarayan Rajbhar who represented Bharatiya Janata Party by more than 140,000 votes.

On 2 February 2015, he joined Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of party president Amit Shah in New Delhi.

Soon after he joined BJP, he was made BJP OBC Morcha President and given the ticket to fight the MLA Election from Madhuban Constituency, where many people were rallying to get BJP Ticket. He won election from Madhuban Constituency by more than 30,000 votes and able to grow saffron first time in this constituency and become cabinet minister in UP government. He held many important post in government of India.

Minister of Forest, Environment, Zoological Garden in
Government of Uttar Pradesh
Assumed office
March 2017
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
Preceded byDurga Prasad Yadav
MLA, 17th Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
March 2017
Preceded byUmesh Pandey
ConstituencyMadhuban, Mau
Member of Parliament in 15th Lok Sabha
In office
May 2009 – May 2014
Preceded byChandradeo Prasad Rajbhar
Succeeded byHarinarayan Rajbhar
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 2000 – 2 April 2006
In office
30 November 1996 – 02 April 2000
ConstituencyUttar Pradesh
Personal details
BornJuly 25, 1963 (age 58)
Galvara, Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Other political
Bahujan Samaj Party & Samajwadi Party
Spouse(s)Disha Chauhan
ParentsRam Kishan Chauhan
ResidenceRaj Bhawan Colony, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Alma materHigh School

Early life and education

Chauhan was born 25 July 1963 Galvara village of Azamgarh district toh his father Ram Kishan Chauhan. He married with Disha Chauhan, they have two sons and two daughters. In 1980, He attended the Madhyamik Shikasha Parishad Allahabad and attained High School degree.

Posts held

  • 1996-2000 Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha
    • 1998-1999 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
    • 1998-2001 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Coal
  • 2000-2006 Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha(2nd term)
    • 2000-2004 Member, Committee on Energy
    • 2002-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Coal and Mines
    • 2004-2005 Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
    • 2004 Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (Rajya Sabha)
    • 2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
    • 2005 Member, Committee on Energy
  • 2009-2014 Member of Parliament in 15th Lok Sabha
    • Leader, Bahujan Samaj Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
    • 2009 Member, Business Advisory Committee
    • 2009 Member, Committee on Installation of Portraits/Statues of National Leaders and Parliamentarians in Parliament House Complex
    • 2009 Chairman, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
    • 2009 Member, Committee on Security in Parliament Complex
    • 2009 Member, Committee on Government Assurances
    • 2009 Member, General Purposes Committee
    • 2009 Member, Joint Committee on Office of Profit
  • 2017-Incumbent MLA in Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
    • Minister of Forest and Environment in Yogi Adityanath ministry
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