Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Joshi, Prof. Rita Bahuguna
Constituency   : Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : ritabjoshi[AT]hotmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri H.N. Bahuguna
Mother's Name Late Smt. Kamala Bahuguna
Date of Birth 22 Jul 1949
Place of Birth Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 25 Nov 1976
Spouse's Name Shri Puran Chandra Joshi
No. of Sons 1
M.A., Phd.
Educated at Allahabad University, Uttar Pradesh
Profession Teaching
Permanent Address
20, Minto Road, Prayagraj-211001,
Uttar Pradesh
Tel: 09810262658 (M)
Present Address
3, Harish Chandra Mathur Lane,
New Delhi-110001
Tels: 011-23035767, 21410280, 09810262658 (M)
Positions Held
1995 - 2000 Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
2012 - 2019 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Two term)
May, 2019 Elected to 17th Lok Sabha
Sept. 2019 onwards
13 Sept. 2019 onwards
Convenor- Committee of Parliament on Official Language
Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
9 Oct. 2019 onwards Chairperson, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
21 Nov. 2019 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee, Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Books Published
Afghan Nobility and Mughals (English) and Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna (English & Hindi)
Special Interests
Reading, Travelling
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Music(Light), Watching Films
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
Professor, University of Allahabad, 1974 - 2008; Nominated as Member, UNDP Advisory Board of Local Authorities, 1997 - 2002; Travelled over 20 Countries and attended Conferences on Women & Local Government; Member, Bejing + 10 Drafting Committee, 2004; awarded most promising women Mayor of South Asia, 2002, awarded by UNDP at Phitsanolok (Thailand)

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