Premlata Katiyar remained Cabinet Minister in Governments of Uttar Pradesh headed by Kalyan Singh, Ram Praksh Gupta and Rajnath Singh and by Mayawati when the BSP had a tie-up with the BJP. She is the vice President of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Uttar pradesh Unit.
She is M.L.A. from Kalyanpur Assembly seat of Kanpur continuously since 1991. Premlata Katiyar associated with the BJP in anti-Emergency movement. Her daughter, Neelima, is now an office-bearer in the state Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha.