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Fifteenth Lok Sabha Member

Subodh Kant Sahay

Subodh Kant Sahay

Party Name Indian National Congress(INC)
Constituency Ranchi
State Jharkhand
Father's Name Late Shri Brijdeo Sahay
Mother's Name Late Smt. Indrani Devi
Date of Birth 11.06.1951
Place of Birth Latehar, Bihar
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 28 Mar 1991
Spouse's Name Smt. Rekha Sahay
No. of Children 1
Educational Qualifications

B.Sc., LL.B.
Educated at A.N. College, Patna and Ranchi University

Permanent Address

E-39, Sector - III
H.E.C. Township
Dhurwa, Ranchi - 834 004
Phone: 0651-2442056, 2442115
Fax: 0651-2443256

Present Address

11, Akbar Road
New Delhi - 110 001
Phone: 011-23018152, 23018317, 23018318

Position Held

- Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly (three terms)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee, Bihar Legislative Assembly (four years)
- Member, Committee of Privileges, Bihar Legislative Assembly (two years)
- Member, Library Committee, Bihar Legislative Assembly (four years)

- Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
- Member, Committee on Petitions, Bihar Legislative Assembly (three years)

April 1990 - November 1990
Union Minister of State, Home Affairs

November 1990 - June 1991
Union Minsiter of State, Information & Broadcasting & Home Affairs

Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

22 May 2004
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Food Processing Industries

29 January 2006 onwards
Minister, Food Processing

Social And Cultural Activities

Involved in social and welfare activities since student days and organised several National and State Level programmes for mobilisation of youth, working for the upliftment of the downtrodden, deprived and minority communities

Special Interests

Yoga and meditation

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading and listening to music

Sports and Clubs

Encouraging and promoting various sports activities among the rural youth

Countries Visited

France, Russia, U.K., U.S.A. and other Western countries

Other Information

Actively involved in the Non-Aligned Student and Youth Organisation (NASYO) being the Chairman of the organisation;

takes special interest in working in close coordination with reputed Non-Governmental Organizations engaged in the fileds of health and rural empowerment/development;

participated in Jai Prakash Movement;

Member, Preparatory Committee, World Youth Festival;

General Secretarty,

  1. Yuva Janata for three years;

  2. Janata Party for two years;

  3. Janata Dal for 6 months;

Working President Yuva Janta for two years;

President Yuva Janata for three years