Suresh Rana Wiki, Height, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Last Updated on August 30, 2021

Suresh Kumar Rana (alias Suresh Kumar) is a right wing politician based in western Uttar Pradesh. He was a member of the 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh and is currently a member of 17th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh in the northern state of India. He represents the Thana Bhawan constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Rana has previously served as a Minister of State(Independent Charge) in the Uttar Pradesh Government and currently holds the position of a Cabinet Minister in the Yogi Adityanath led Government and holds the portfolios of sugarcane development and sugarcane mills. He is a local firebrand Thakur politician involved in fomenting riots in Muzaffarnagar in 2013.

MLA, Cabinet Minister, 17th Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
March 2017
Preceded byHimself
ConstituencyThana Bhawan
MLA, 16th Legislative Assembly
In office
March 2012 – March 2017
Preceded byAbdul Warish Khan
Succeeded bySelf
ConstituencyThana Bhawan
Personal details
Born5 July 1970 (age 51)
Thana Bhawan, Shamli district
Nationality Indian
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Neeta Rana
Children3 (2 sons, and 1 daughter)
ParentsRanveer Singh (father)
ResidenceThana Bhawan, Shamli district
ProfessionAgriculturist and Politician

Early life and education

Suresh Rana was born in Thana Bhawan, Shamli in 1970 in a Rajput family. As per his election affidavit, Rana is Graduated in Political Science. Prior to entering politics, he was an agriculturist by profession.

Muzaffarnagar Riots

In November 2015 a bailable warrant was issued against Rana for violating prohibitory orders and instigating communal tension during the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. According to NDTV, Rana was charged with

offences under the Indian Penal Code sections 188 (violating prohibitory orders), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharging his duty) and 341 (wrongful restraint).It is alleged that [he] participated in a Nadala Mador panchayat meeting and violated prohibitory orders and incited violence through [his] speeches on August 30, 2013.

In December 2015, Rana surrendered before a Muzzafarnagar court after the court issued a bailable warrant against him.

On 30 January 2017, a case was filed against Rana for hate speech after claiming that he would impose a curfew on Kairana, Deoband, and Moradabad if he won in the upcoming 2017 Assembly elections. The next day, another case was filed against him for violating electoral conduct after laying down a foundation stone with his name on it on a newly built road in Goherpur village in Shamli district.

Political career

Suresh Rana has been a MLA for two terms. Rana represents Thana Bhawan constituency and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

He got the ministries of Cane Development and Sugar Mills, Industrial development

Posts Held

0120122017Member, 16th Legislative Assembly
022017IncumbentMember, 17th Legislative AssemblyMinister of State Independent Charge
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