Politician Kamal Nath: Biography, Profile, Records, Awards and Achievement

Politician Kamal Nath: Biography, Profile, Records, Awards and Achievement

Kamal Nath was born on 18 November 1946 in Kanpur Uttar Pradesh, is an Indian politician and the 18th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. He assumed his office as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17, 2018.Read Kamal Nath Biography in detail.

Politician Kamal Nath was first elected to the 7th Lok Sabha in 1980. Kamal Nath is a member of the INC (Indian National Congress) political party.

Kamal Nath Biography

Kamal Nath Biography/Wikis

Real NameKamal Nath
NicknameNot Known
Age72  years
Date of Birth18 November 1946
BirthplaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Political PartyINC (Indian National Congress)
HometownKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
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Educational Qualification
St. Xavier’s College of the University of Calcutta.

Kamal Nath Family & Relatives

FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
WifeAlka Nath
Children2 Sons

Kamal Nath Political Career

Kamal Nath was first elected to the 7th Lok Sabha in 1980.He was re-elected to the 8th Lok Sabha in 1985, the 9th Lok Sabha in 1989, and the 10th Lok Sabha in 1991.

He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha in 1998 and the 13th Lok Sabha in 1999.

From 2001 to 2004, he was the General Secretary of the Indian National Congress (INC).

He was re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha in the 2004 elections and served as Union Cabinet Minister of Commerce and Industry from 2004 to 2009.

On 16 May 2009 he again won the elections from his constituency for the 15th Lok Sabha and re-entered the Cabinet, this time as Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways.

In October 2012 Nath was confirmed to the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs in addition to his current role as Minister of Urban Development.

In late 2012 Nath replaced Pranab Mukherjee to help the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government win a crucial debate on foreign direct investment in India (FDI).

On 13th December 2018, Kamal Nath was elected as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

Lesser Known Fact About Kamal Nath

In September 2011,Kamal Nath was declared to be the richest Cabinet minister in India with assets worth INR 2.73 billion.

Kamal Nath advocates a PPP model on completing such ambitious projects like the DMIC and other infrastructure development projects.

He is an alumnus of The Doon School.

Awards & Achievements of Kamal Nath

  • Kamal Nath received an Honorary Doctorate from Jabalpur’s Rani Durgavati University in 2006 for his contributions to the public sector.
  • In 2008 he was honoured with the title “Business Reformer of the year” by The Economic Times.
  • In November 2012, he received the “ABLF Statesman Award” at the Asian Business Leadership Forum Awards 2012 in November 2012.

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