Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Bista, Shri Raju
Constituency   : Darjeeling (West Bengal)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : raju_bist[AT]yahoo[DOT]co[DOT]uk

Father's Name Shri Vishnu Bista
Mother's Name Smt. Parbati Bista
Date of Birth 03 Jan 1986
Place of Birth Charhajare, Senapati, Manipur
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 06 Oct 2006
Spouse's Name Smt. Anita Bista
No.of Daughters 2
Educated at Presidency College, Motbung Manipur University, Manipur
Profession Businessperson
Social Worker
Permanent Address
The Matterhorn, 9 Heritage Road,
Near Governor House, Darjeeling-734104,
West Bengal
Tel : (0354) 2257999, 09899792706 (M)
Present Address
18/75, West Punjabi Bagh,
New Delhi-110026
09899792706 (M)
301, Ganga Apartment, Dr. B.D. Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Positions Held
May, 2019 Elected to 17th Lok Sabha
13 Sept. 2019 -12 Sept. 2020 Member, Standing Committee on Labour
09 Oct. 2019 onwards Member, Committee of Privileges
13 Sept. 2020 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Organised Personality Development Camps (PDCs) for boys and girls in rural areas for their mental, intellectual, physical and spiritual development; and
Adarsh Gram Yojana, a nationwide initiative that provides education and scholarship opportunities for poor children in rural areas
Special Interests
Promoting education in rural regions; through School Bharati Organisation (SBO), provide scholarships, books and resources to students; Environment Protection and Conservation Activities; Imparting Skill Development and Entrepreneurship opportunities to rural youth especially in the field of Yoga, Naturopathy and health care practices
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Book Reading, Travelling, Listening to Music
Sports and Clubs
Playing Football & Cricket
Countries Visited
Widely Travelled
Other Information
Actively participated in Surya Think Tank discussions on issues of national interest like Defence, Economy, Internal Security, Education, Rural Development etc.; recognised as the most promising business leader of Asia 2017-18 by Economic Times in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
President, (Elcoma), Electric Lamp & Component Manufacturers Association of India

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