Ajay Mishra Teni, the Minister of State for Dwelling, finds himself within the eye of the storm after his son was amongst these booked following the loss of life of 4 farmers throughout a protest in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri.
The farmers, who had been protesting in opposition to the brand new farm legal guidelines, had been reportedly run over by an SUV shortly earlier than Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya was to go to the world. 4 occupants of the car and a neighborhood journalist had been amongst these killed within the violence that adopted.
Mishra has denied that his son Ashish Mishra was current on the time of the incident, saying a car belonging to him was ferrying BJP staff. “My son wasn’t current on the spot. There have been miscreants who attacked staff with sticks and swords. If my son would’ve been there, he wouldn’t have come out alive,” information company ANI quoted him as saying.
Who’s Ajay Mishra Teni?
Mishra heads eight divisions within the house ministry. He himself belongs to a farmer household from Lakhimpur Kheri, which he represents within the Lok Sabha, and has been related to rural points. Aside from Ashish, who’s his youngest son, the minister has one other son and a daughter.
Earlier than becoming a member of politics, Mishra was a businessman and was identified to assist locals resolve minor disputes. He additionally organised wrestling and power-lifting competitions in his space every so often.
Mishra began his political profession as BJP District Normal Secretary and in 2012 efficiently contested the UP Meeting elections from Nighasan. His affect in Kheri earned him a BJP Lok Sabha ticket for the 2014 elections and Mishra gained with a file margin of 1 lakh votes to enter Parliament for the primary time.
In September 2014, he was appointed Member of the Standing Committee on Rural Growth and Member of Consultative Committee, Ministry of Talent Growth and Entrepreneurship. He additionally remained member and convenor of the First Sub-Committee of Parliament on Official Language until 2018.
Mishra was re-elected from Kheri in 2019 elections, beating his personal file with a 2 lakh vote margin this time. He entered the Union cupboard as MoS for the essential Dwelling Ministry a number of months in the past.
Recognized to be an accessible minister, Mishra was given the cost of cyber safety, freedom fighter wing, official language amongst different departments.