Mukesh Rajput is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Lok Sabha constituency of Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Prior to being elected as an MP, Rajput had held the position of Chairman, Zilla Panchayat, Farrukhabad, for two terms. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Mukesh Rajput defeated his nearest rival Rameshwar Singh Yadav from Samajwadi Party (SP) by a margin of more than 1.5 lakh votes. Throughout his political career, Rajput has cared for the masses and focused on addressing the problems of the common man.
Early Life and Education
Mukesh Rajput was born on August 8, 1968 to Shri Lajjaram and Smt. Chandawati. He was born in Farrukhabad, a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. He completed his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree from R.P. Degree College, Kamalganj, Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh. He married Shaubhagyawati on June 10, 1980.
- 2000-2005 & 2006-2012: Chairman, Zilla Panchayat, Farrukhabad (Two Terms)
- May, 2014: Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
- 1 Sep. 2014 onwards: Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries
- 15 Sep. 2014 onwards: Member, Committee on Member of Parliament Local Area Development Schemes (MPLADS)
Mukesh Rajput takes a keen interest in social service and agricultural activities. He is also known to take active participation in a wide variety of social and cultural activities.