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Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Politician from India

Rajiv Pratap Rudy (born on March 30, 1962) is a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Bihar, India. He is a National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He holds a Commercial Pilot’s License with the specialization to fly the A-320 from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved SimCenter in Miami, Florida. Rajiv Pratap Rudy was born in a Rajput family. The father of Rajiv Pratap Rudy and his several siblings died when Rajiv was aged five. They were brought up thereafter by their mother. Rajiv Rudy lectured at Anugrah Narayan College, Patna prior to entering state politics, but he had been involved in student politics while at Panjab University. He was elected in 1990 as an Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly. Then aged 26, he was one of the youngest legislators. He was elected to the Lok Sabha - the lower house of the Parliament of India - as a candidate of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1996. His constituency was the remote rural area of Chapra in north Bihar. Re–elected in 1999 and inducted as a Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Rudy subsequently became Civil Aviation Minister with an independent charge in the National Democratic  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1962-03-30
Nationality
India
Spouse(s)
Shrimati Neelam Pratap Singh
Children
Avshreya Atisha
Profession
Spokesman, Politician

Political career

Party From To
Bharatiya Janata Party

Education

Institution From To
Panjab University, Chandigarh
Panjab University, Chandigarh
St Michael's High School

Death

Date of death
2004

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