Sumedhanand Saraswati

Sumedhanand Saraswati

Constituency: Sikar

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Father's Name: Shri Maya Ram Arya

Mother's Name: Smt. Bharti Devi

Date of Birth: Monday, October 1, 1951

Birth Place: Baland, Rohtak, Harayana

SONS: 0

DAUGHTERS: 0

State Name: Rajasthan

Permanent Address: Vedic Ashram, Piprali, Vill. and P.O. Piprali,Distt. Sikar, RajasthanTel : (01572) 226300, 09928470131 (M)

Present Address: 163, South Avenue,New Delhi-110 011Tel : (011) 23794748, 09013869341 (M)

Email Id: sumedhanand[dot]s[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in sss[dot]piprali[at]gmail[dot]com

Education Qualifications: Darshanacharya, M.A. (Sanskrit) Educated at Dayanand Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Dinanagar, Punjab; and Meerut University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Countries Visited: Armenia, Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Mauritius, New Zealand, Russia and Switzerland Visited foreign centres for cultural studies and propagating Vedic culture

Positions Held: May 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
15 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Ethics
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti, Ministry of Human Resource Development

OTHER INFO: Has religious bent of mind since childhood, left home in 1972 to study Sanskrit, while studying Sanskrit, undertook teaching also for eight years, took <i>`Deksha`</i> from Swami Sarvanandji in 1984 and became `Sanyasi`; while doing social work, got associated with BJP in 1989; Participated in movements like "Save Cow" (Gauraksha) and "Prohibition of liquor" <i>etc.</i>; played active role in J.P. Movement also.