Kurmi Politician

Santosh Gangwar

1st November,1948   Bareilly U.P.

Santosh Gangwar Minister of State (independent charge) for Ministry of Textiles and also minister of state for Parliamentary affairs, water resources, River Development and Ganga rejuvenation. He is a Member of Parliament from Bareilly, U.P., former minister of state in Government of India and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been Member of Parliament for the city of Bareilly since 1989 till date (except 2009-2014). He was also the chief whip of the party in 14th Lok Sabha.  He has been elected as Member of Parliament in 16th Lok Sabha. He has won by a margin of over 2.4 lakh votes from his rival candidate in 16th Lok Sabha elections held in 2014.

Wife --Saubhagya Gangwar,
Children --one son and one daughter