Upendra Tiwari Wiki, Height, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Last Updated on August 30, 2021

Upendra Tiwari is an Indian politician and Minister of State (Independent Charge), of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Tiwari is a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly from the Phephana Vidhan Sabha constituency in Ballia district. He defeated big leader of UP Ambika Chaudhari BSP (Ex-SP Leader). He was a student at the University of Allahabad.

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Minister of State (Independent charge) in
Government of Uttar Pradesh
Assumed office
March 2017
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
Member of Legislative Assembly of
Assumed office
March 2017
In office
March 2012 – March 2017
Preceded byConstituency Created
ConstituencyPhephana, Ballia
Personal details
BornJanuary 10, 1973 (age 48)
Ballia, Uttar Pradesh
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Dipika Tiwari ​(m. 2004)​
ParentsLate Vishwanath Tiwari
ResidenceTagor Nagar, Civil Lines, Ballia, Uttar Pradesh
Alma materBachelor of Laws
Master of Arts

Early life and education

Tiwari was born 10 January 1973 in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh to his father Vishwanath Tiwari. In 2004, he married with Dipika Tiwari, they have two daughters. He got Master of Arts (Hindi) degree in 1996 and Bachelor of Laws degree in 1999 from Allahabad University. In 2002 he got Master of Arts in Ancient History degree from Chattarpati Sahu Ji Maharaj College Kanpur.

Political career

Tiwari has MLA for two term. Since 2012, he represented Phephana constituency in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh. In first term 2012 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election he defeated Samajwadi Party candidate Ambika Chaudhary by a margin of 7,387 votes.

In second term 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly election he again defeated Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ambika Choudhary by a margin of 17,897 votes.

In March 2017, he got State Ministry (Independent charge) of Water compensation, Land Development, Water Resources, Barren Land Development, Forest and Environment, Uddyan, Cooperatives in Yogi Adityanath ministry.

Posts held

01March 2012March 2017Member, 16th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh
02March 2017IncumbentMember, 17th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh,Minister of State (Independent Charge) 
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