Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda
About Jagat Prakash Nadda
Originally hailing from Himachal Pradesh, Shri JP Nadda was born on 2 December 1960 in Patna, Bihar. After completing his BA from Patna University, he studied LL.B from Himachal Pradesh University. He actively participated in various movements run by Jai Prakash Narayan during his young age.He was associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and was elected ABVP’s National Secretary in 1989. In 1991, he was made the President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. In 1993, he was elected as MLA in Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly for the first time and was elected Leader of Opposition. He was re-elected in 1998 and became the Health Minister in the BJP State Government. In 2010, he was made the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was elected as a Rajya Sabha member in 2012 for the first time. He took command of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, from 2014-2019. In June 2019, He was elected the National Working President of the Bharatiya Janata Party and in January 2020, the National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party.