Last Updated on August 29, 2021
Satya Pal Singh Baghel (born 21 June 1960) is an Indian politician and current Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice in Second Modi ministry. A member of Bharatiya Janata Party, he got elected to 17th Lok Sabha from Agra. He previously was a member of Samajwadi Party, in which he got elected to Lok Sabha thrice and to Rajya Sabha once as a member of Bahujan Samajwadi Party.
|Minister of State for Law and Justice|
7 July 2021
|Prime Minister||Narendra Modi|
|Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha|
|Preceded by||Ram Shankar Katheria|
|Born||21 June 1960 (age 61)|
Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party (2014 – present)|
|Samajwadi Party (1998 – 2009) Bahujan Samajwadi Party (2009 – 2014)|
|Children||1 Daughter and 1 Son|
|Net worth||₹7.0 crore (US$980,000)|
|As of 16 May 2014|
Personal life and education
Baghel was born in Bhatpura, Umari, Etawah district, Uttar Pradesh in 1960. He was born in Gaderia family. His father was Rambhrose Singh and his mother was Ram Shree Devi. Baghel married on 30 November 1989 and has two children. Baghel has a bachelor of law degree, a master’s degree in science and a doctoral degree. He attended Maharaja Jiwaji Rao University in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh and the Meerut University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
In 1998, 1999 and 2004, Baghel represented the Samajwadi Party in the Jalesar Lok Sabha, Uttar Pradesh. After these three terms, Baghel was suspended from his party. He then unsuccessfully contested two Lok Sabha elections as a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate. In 2014, Baghel was elected to the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) but then in the following election, lost to the Bhartiya Janta Party candidate.
On 3 July 2015, Baghel became president of the BJP OBC Morcha (the “Other Backward Class” wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party).[
In 2017, Baghel became a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh representing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
In 2019, he was elected to Lok Sabha from Agra seat on BJP ticket.
1998 – 1999 : M.P. LOKSABHA JALESAR (FIRST TERM, Samajwadi Party)
1999 – 2004 : M.P. LOKSABHA JALESAR (SECOND TERM), Samajwadi Party)
2004 – 2009 : M.P. LOKSABHA JALESAR (THIRD TERM), Samajwadi Party)
2010 – 2014 : M.P. Rajya Sabha. (Bahujan samaj Party)
2017 – 2019 : M.L.A. from Tundla as BJP member
2017 – 2019 : Cabinet Minister of Livestock, Minor Irrigation and Fisheries in Government of Uttar Pradesh .
2019 – present : Member of Parliament Lok Sabha from Agra (FOURTH TERM, this time as BJP member)
2021 – present :Minister of state for Law and Justice in Union Cabinet Government of India
Public office activities
In 1998 and 1999, Baghel was a member of committees on subordinate legislation, human resource development and health and family welfare. In 1999 and 2000, he was a member of committees on food, civil supplies and public distribution and an estimates committee. Between 2000 and 2004, he worked in the Ministry of Home Affairs and on a committees on public undertaking, external affairs and member attendance in the House.