Surya Pratap Shahi Wiki, Height, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Last Updated on August 29, 2021

Surya Pratap Shahi (born 23 December 1952) is a Member of 9th, 11th, 13th and 17th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh. Currently he is serving as Cabinet Minister in Uttar Pradesh Government with the portfolio of Agriculture, Agriculture Education and Agriculture Research.[1] He has worked as the president of Uttar Pradesh state unit in the past. He is one of distinguished BJP leaders who won election in 1985 despite Indira sympathy wave after assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984.

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Minister of Agriculture
Government of Uttar Pradesh
Incumbent
Assumed office
19 March 2017
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
Member, Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
Incumbent
Assumed office
March 2017
Preceded byShakir Ali
ConstituencyPathardeva (Assembly constituency)
In office
October 1996 – March 2002
Preceded byBrahma Shankar Tripathi
Succeeded byBrahma Shankar Tripathi
In office
June 1991 – December 1992
Preceded byBrahma Shankar Tripathi
Succeeded byBrahma Shankar Tripathi
In office
March 1985 – November 1989
Preceded byRaj Mangal Pandey
Succeeded byBrahma Shankar Tripathi
ConstituencyKasia (Assembly constituency)
Cabinet Minister for Exise and Liquor Prohibition in
Government of Uttar Pradesh
In office
September 1997 – March 2002
Chief MinisterKalyan Singh
Cabinet Minister for Health and Family Welfare in
Government of Uttar Pradesh
In office
June 1991 – December 1992
Chief MinisterKalyan Singh
Personal details
Born23 December 1952 (age 68)
Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Rani Shahi ​(m. 1973)​
ParentsRajendra Kishor Shahi (father) Ram Pyari Devi (mother)
ResidenceRaghav Nagar, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
Alma materBanaras Hindu University
OccupationAgriculture, Advocacy
As of 1 September, 2019

Early life

Shahi was born on 23 December 1952 in Pakargarh Village of Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh, India. He got his early education from GIC Deoria. He completed his graduation from B.R.D. Post Graduate College. Shahi got his LLB degree from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 1974. His father Rajendra Kishor Shahi was District Sanchalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), who introduced him to the RSS at a very early age. Shahi was politically active since the student days. He contested and won election of student union in BHU. His Uncle Ravindra Kishor Shahi was State President of Bhartiya Jana Sangh and a minister in Uttar Pradesh government from 1977 to 1979. Shahi was married in 1973 to Srimati Rani Shahi. He has three children a son and two daughters.

Political career

Shahi contested the assembly election of Uttar Pradesh first time in the year 1980. However, he got elected first time as MLA from ‘Kasia’ assembly seat in 1985. Second time he won the election in 1991 and became the Minister of State for Home in Uttar Pradesh government. After completing one year in the government he was elevated to the position of Cabinet Minister with the portfolio of Health and Family Welfare. In the year 1996, he again got elected as MLA. Surya Pratap Shahi held the office of Cabinet Minister in Uttar Pradesh government between 1997 and 2002 with the portfolio of Excise and Liquor Prohibition and currently he is a cabinet minister in Uttar Pradesh Government with the portfolio of Agriculture, Agriculture Education and Agriculture Research.

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1March 2017IncumbentCabinet Minister for Agriculture, Agriculture Education and Agriculture Research
2March 2017IncumbentMember, 17th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
3September 1997March 2002Cabinet Minister for Exise and Liquor Prohibition
4October 1996March 2002Member, 13th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
5June 1991December 1992Cabinet Minister for Health and Family Welfare
6June 1991December 1992Member, 11th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
7March 1985November 1989Member, 9th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
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