As the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party since June 2019, Jagat Prakash Nadda is an Indian politician. Former Union Minister of Health and Family and Rajya Sabha member from Himachal Pradesh, he is the party's Parliamentary Board Secretary. In the past, he served as a Minister in the Himachal Pradesh government.
Born into a Brahmin family on 2 December 1960, Nadda spent his early years in Patna. Attending St. Xaviers School there, he earned a B.A. from Patna College and an L.L.B. from Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla. As a child, he represented Bihar State at the All India Junior Swimming Championship held in Delhi. On 11 December 1991, Nadda wed Dr. Mallika Nadda and now has two sons.
From 1993-2012, he served as a Member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly for three terms. During 1994-98, he was the Leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party Group in the Assembly. Later, from 1998-2003 and 2008-2010, he held Cabinet Minister roles health and family welfare and parliamentary affairs from 1998-2003, and forests, environment and science and technology from 2008-2010. In April 2012, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha. As a member of this body, he currently serves on committees for transport, tourism, culture, and health & family welfare as well as Privileges. He is also a Member of the Court of the University of Delhi.
Member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly from 1993-98, 1998-2003, and 2007-2012.
Served as leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party Legislative Group in the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly from 1994 to 1998.
Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Himachal Pradesh, 1998-2003.
Cabinet Minister for Forest, Environment, Science, and Technology, Government of Himachal Pradesh, 2008-2010.
Elected to the Rajya Sabha in April 2012.
As of May 2012, member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism, and Culture.
since August 2012, Member, Court of the University of Delhi Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare.
JP Nadda was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2014.
From 2014 to 2019, JP Nadda served as Union Health Minister.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has appointed JP Nadda as its National Working President for 2019.
On 11 December 1991, Nadda married Mallika Nadda.
A Central Reserve Police Z category security cover has been granted to JP Nadda, the working president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
A lawyer and politician, Jagat Prakash Nadda was educated at St. Xavier's School, Patna. He earned a B.A. from Patna College and an L.L.B. from Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla.
Dr. Narain Lall Nadda is his father.
Village Vijaypur, P.O., Auhar, Tehsil Jhandutta, Distt. Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. 174031
In Patna, Bihar, Shri JP Nadda was born on 2 December 1960.
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