Kurmi Politician

Baidyanath Prasad Mahto

02 June 1947 - 28 February 2020   Vill.- Pakaria, District - Champaran, Bihar

Baidyanath Prasad Mahto Member of Parliament (JDU) from Chanparan, Bihar

Spouse's Name : Smt. Sudam Devi
No. of Sons : 3
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications : Matriculate
Educated at : H.S. Bathanaha, West Champaran, Bihar
Profession  : Agriculturist


Permanent Address

Pakaria Tola, Bahorapur,
P.O. Manjharia, PS Jagdishpur,
Distt. West Champaran, Bihar

Present Address

B - 404, M.S. Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001

Positions Held

2000-2009 : Member, Bihar Legislative Council (three terms)
Nov. 2005 - Apr. 2008 : Union Minister of State, Rural Development, Govt. of Bihar
2009 : Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 : Member, Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers
23 Sep. 2009 : Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table


Books Published

In Hindi `Kahin Dhoop Kahin Chhaya`.

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Staging dramas among public to remove social evils.

Social And Cultural Activities

Mobilized people against the crime and criminals in Bettiah and strived to maintain law and order in the West Champaran District defeating the criminal designs; and encouraged children to participate in co-curricular and cultural activities apart from their studies.

Special Interests

Playing Harmonium, classical songs, playing benzo and flute, training drama groups and their presentation.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Playing Harmonium, reading newspapers and magazines and studying books on parliamentary affairs.

Sports and Clubs

Volley Ball

Other Information

Branch Manager, National Co-operative Bank, Bettiah (Bihar), 1992-95