Rao Inderjit Singh
Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Planning, MLA, MP, Gurgaon, Haryana, BJP
Rao Inderjit Singh is the Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Planning. He was born on 11-February-1950 to Late Rao Birender Singh and Rani Chandra Prabha in Rewari. His father Birender Singh served as a second Chief Minister of Haryana. He completed his LLB degree in law from the University of Delhi in 1974. He is a descendant of Raja Rao Tula Ram, a freedom fighter of India’s first war of independence in 1857. Rao Inderjit is considered one of the most powerful leaders of the Ahirwal/Yadav belt of Haryana. He hails from an Agricultural family.
In 1977, He won his first assembly elections from Jatusana in Haryana as a VHP candidate where he defeated Rai Singh of JNP by a margin of 5299 votes. In 1982, He contested and won the assembly elections from Jatusana as an INC candidate by a margin of 11,082 votes. Rao was elected to the post of Minister of State (Independent Charge), Food and Civil Supplies, in the Govt. of Haryana in 1986.
In 1991, Rao contested and won the assembly elections where he defeated Jagdish Yadav of HVP by a margin of 15,226 votes. He lost the 1996 assembly elections to Jagdish Yadav. Rao was inducted into the Cabinet as Minister of Environment and Forests and Medical and Technical Education, in the Government of Haryana. In 1998, He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha elections from Mahendragarh in Haryana where he defeated Ram Singh of BJP by a margin of 68,1336 votes. He lost the 13th Lok Sabha elections to Sudha Yadav of BJP.
In 2004, Rao re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha elections from the Mahendragarh constituency. He contested and won the 15th Lok Sabha elections from Gurgaon where he defeated Zakir Hussain of BSP. He resigned in April 2014, severed his ties with the INC, and joined BJP in 2009. In 2014, Rao again Thwarted Zakir Hussain’s bid to the Gurgaon seat as a BJP candidate and retained it in the 16th Lok Sabha elections by a margin of 2,60,000 votes.
From 2014-2017, he served as a Cabinet Minister in the NDA government. In 2019, He contested and won the Gurgaon Parliamentary constituency and was appointed the Minister of State of Ministry of labor and employment. He became the Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation and Planning in May 2019.
Rao Inderjit Singh was a member of the Indian shooting Team from 1990 to 2003 and won a Bronze Medal at the Commonwealth Shooting Championship. He was also a National Champion in Skeet for three consecutive years and won three gold medals in the SAF Games
Rao married Manita Singh and they had two daughters.
Minister Inderjit Singh pays tribute to the creator of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel on his birth anniversary.
Minister Inderjit Singh Attended the program organized by Agarwal Sabha Rewari and inaugurated the new building of Agarwal Sabha.
Minister Inderjit Singh expressed his heartful Birthday wishes to BJP Haryana State President Shri Om Prakash Ji
on the day of the martyrdom day of the first freedom struggle, Amar Shaheed ′′ Rajnayak ′′ Rao Tularam ji, remembered him by offering flowers at his memorial in Rewari and paid tribute to the brave martyrs of Haryana by offering floral chakra on the martyr’s memorial.