Ajay Mishra is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Lok Sabha constituency of Kheri in Uttar Pradesh. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Mishra was also elected as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) in 2012 from Nighasan seat in Uttar Pradesh. During his childhood years, Mishra displayed a keen interest in studies and even more so in sports. Later, during his professional life, he was moved by social inequalities existing in the society and the plight of many people who are devoid of even their fundamental human rights. Aiming to help this section of the society, Mishra joined mainstream politics. With his focus on helping the weaker sections of the society, Mishra took great strides in his political career to become an MP in a very short span of time. One of his dreams is to see India emerge as a powerful nation in the world, one that commands respect from all other countries. He also wants to see a world where every person can live happily and peacefully.
Ajay Mishra has been associated with a wide variety of social activities such as education of children coming from poor families, providing medical facilities to such families, creating employment opportunities, and fighting for the rights of poor people. Mishra has been instrumental in spreading awareness among the youth about various social causes. He has also been active in promoting various sports at college and district level.
Early Life and Education
Ajay Mishra was born in Banveer Pur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh on September 25, 1960 to Shri Ambika Parsad Mishra and Smt. Prem Dulari Mishra. His education qualifications include B.Sc., LL.B. He has received education from Christ Church College and D.A.V. College Kanpur (Kanpur University). He married Smt. Puspa Mishra on June 11, 1978.
- 2012 – May 2014: Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
- May, 2014: Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
- 1 Sep. 2014 onwards: Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship
In his spare time, Ajay Mishra likes to learn more about different cultures and places around the world. He has a keen interest in studying literary stories and articles. He also likes to stage plays and listen to classical music. In sports, Mishra likes power lifting, volley ball and cricket. He had participated in various sporting events during his youth. He now focuses on organizing sports events on a regular basis.