Uttar Pradesh Minister Chitranjan Swarup passed away
He was a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Uttar Pradesh state assembly from Muzaffarnagar constituency.
Uttar Pradesh (UP) Minister of State (MoS) for Parliamentary Affairs Chitranjan Swarup passed away on 19 August 2015 in Delhi following a prolonged illness. He was 70. He belonged to ruling Samajwadi Party.
He was a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Uttar Pradesh state assembly from Muzaffarnagar constituency. He was elected as a MLA on a Congress ticket in 1974 for the first and later on a Bhaujan Samaj Party (BSP) ticket in 2002 and 2012.
He had held various portfolios including Urban Development, Urban Employment & Poverty Alleviation, Water Supply, Muslim Waqf, Overall Urban Development, Minority Welfare and Haj in the UP government led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
Now get latest Current Affairs on mobile, Download # 1 Current Affairs App