Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Bhagat, Shri Sudarshan
Constituency   : Lohardaga (ST) (Jharkhand)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : s[DOT]bhagat[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in office[DOT]sbhagat[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri Kalsai Bhagat
Mother's Name Smt. Manna Devi
Date of Birth 20 Oct 1969
Place of Birth Tangardih, Distt. Gumla (Jharkhand)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 26 Apr 2001
Spouse's Name Smt. Krishana Toppo
No. of Sons 2
B.A. (Hons.)
Educated at Kartik Oraon College,
Gumla, University of Ranchi, Jharkhand
Profession Agriculturist
Social Worker
Permanent Address
Tangardih, P.O. Navadih, P.S. Dumri,
Distt. Gumla-835230, Jharkhand
09431115340 (M)
Present Address
C1/28, Pandara Park,
New Delhi-110003
Tels : (011) 23074151, 23387355
Positions Held
2000-2005 Member, Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
2000-2003 Minister of State, Human Resources, Government of Jharkhand
2003-2004 Minister of State for C.M. Secretariat,Sports, Art and Culture, Animal Husbandry and Dairy, Govt. of Jharkhand
2004-2005 Minister, Department of Welfare, Government of Jharkhand
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
2009-2011 Member, Standing Committee on Labour
2009-2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
2011-2014 Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Rural Development
5 July 2016 - 3 Sept. 2017 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
3 Sept. 2017 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
24 July 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Estimates
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Chairman, Consultative Committee, Food Corporation of India, Jharkhand State

Social And Cultural Activities
Participated in various social activities especially for education and upliftment of the tribals through Akhil Bhartiya Vanawashi Kalyan Ashram and other local organisations
Special Interests
Reading Historical and philosophical literature
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Indian music, travelling, visiting historical, archaeological sites and monuments
Sports and Clubs
Football, Yoga and Meditation
Countries Visited
Belize, Bhutan, Burundi, Cobo verde, Ecuador, Honduras, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and United States of America (USA)
Other Information
Joined ABVP in student life as an active member and held the post of State Joint Secretary in Joint Bihar (Bihar+Jharkhand); Thereafter actively associated with Akhil Bhartiya Vanwasi Kalyan Ashram participated in various social activities and organize events for upliftment of the tribals; Joined active politics in 1995 as a General Secretary of BJYM in District Gumla and actively participated in the movement for establishment of separate Jharkhand State. Held the post of State Secretary BJYM in Jharkhand State and National Executive Member in BJYM and State Vice President of BJP in Jharkhand State.

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