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Age: 51 Years
Hometown: Rajasthan, India
Wife: Kanika Beniwal

Hanuman Beniwal

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Politician, Social Worker, Agriculturist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyRashtriya Loktantrik Party
The logo of Rashtriya Loktantrik Party
Political Journey1997–1998: President, Student Union, Rajasthan University
2008–2019: Member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
2018: National Convener of Rashtriya Loktantrik Party
2019: Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha

Note: He was associated with Bharatiya Janata Party from 2008 to 2013.
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 March 1972 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023)51 Years
BirthplaceVillage Barangaon, district Nagaur, Rajasthan
Zodiac signPisces
SignatureSignature of Hanuman Beniwal
NationalityIndian
HometownVillage Barangaon, district Nagaur, Rajasthan
College/UniversityRajasthan University
Educational QualificationsBachelors of Arts (1993) and L.L.B. (1998) at Rajasthan University [1]My Neta
CasteJat [2]The Times of India
AddressB-7, MLA Quarter, Near Jalupura Police Station, Jaipur.
HobbiesPlaying cricket
Controversies• In 2011, Beniwal was suspended from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after he accused some BJP politicians of corruption and their links to Congress leaders. [3]The Times of India

• In 2015, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) protested at Rajasthan University while demanding action against police brutality after students rallying in support of Hanuman Beniwal were confronted aggressively. The protest turned violent with clashes and injured around 30 students and 18 policemen. [4]Hindustan Times

• In September 2015, Hanuman Beniwal accused the cabinet minister of Rajasthan, Yunus Khan, of assisting alleged gangster Anandpal Singh in escaping police custody. According to Beniwal, Anandpal Singh supported Yunus Khan in winning the assembly election in 2013. Beniwal then asked for a CBI investigation into this matter. [5]The Indian Express

• On 25 April 2017, Beniwal began protesting during a Rajasthan Assembly session after his questions were not allowed by speaker Kailash Meghwal because they were related to the three different departments. Beniwal went to the front of the house and ripped his papers. Later, Parliament Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore and the speaker criticized his actions. [6]The Indian Express
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date9 December 2009
Family
Wife/SpouseKanika Beniwal (homemaker)
Hanuman Beniwal with his wife and children
ChildrenSon- Ashutosh Beniwal
Daughter- Diya Beniwal
ParentsFather- Ram Dev Beniwal (politician)
A picture of Hanuman Beniwal's father, Ram Dev Beniwal
Mother- Mohini Devi Beniwal
Hanuman Beniwal with his mother, Mohini Devi Beniwal
SiblingsBrother- Narayana Beniwal (politician)
A picture of Hanuman Beniwal's brother, Narayana Beniwal
Sister- Name not Known
Hanuman Beniwal with his sister
Style Quotient
Car CollectionFord
Hanuman Beniwal with his car

Fortuner
Hanuman Beniwal in his Fortuner
Money Factor
Assets/Properties [7]My NetaMovable Assets

Cash: Rs. 2,25,000
Deposits in Banks: Rs. 13,64,343
Motor Vehicles: Rs. 1,62,003
Jewellery: Rs. 3,75,000
Other assets: Rs. 1,12,000

Immovable Assets

Agricultural Land: Rs. 5,50,000
Net Worth (approx.)In 2019, his net worth was calculated approximately Rs. 27.9 Lakh. [8]My Neta

Hanuman Beniwal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Hanuman Beniwal

  • Hanuman Beniwal is an Indian politician. He has been a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha from the Nagaur constituency in Rajasthan since 2019. He is the founder and the National Secretary of the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party in Jaipur.
  • His father, Ramdev Chaudhary, was a three-time Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Mundwa (Nagaur) Assembly in Rajasthan.
  • Hanuman Beniwal became the President of Rajasthan College in 1994 and in 1995. In 1996, he was elected as the President of Rajasthan Law College; in 1997, he was elected as the President of Rajasthan University. In 2003, Hanuman Beniwal contested the assembly elections as an independent candidate from the Mundwa constituency in Rajasthan but lost by 2,000 votes.

    Hanuman Beniwal during his college days

    Hanuman Beniwal during his college days

  • After becoming the President of Rajasthan University, Hanuman Beniwal led a protest and was arrested, all to ensure that rural students who wanted to attend school would receive an additional 5% in marks.
  • Hanuman Beniwal is a farming leader in Nagaur. In 2008, he contested the assembly elections from the Khinvsar constituency on the ticket of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He defeated his rival, Durg Singh, from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) by 24,443 votes.
  • Beniwal was suspended from the BJP in 2011 as he accused some BJP leaders Vasundhara Raje and Rajendra Rathore of corruption in Rajasthan during an event at Maharani Girls College in Rajasthan. He said that Raje was once involved in corruption, and she challenged then Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to take action on the same.

    Hanuman Beniwal during a political rally

    Hanuman Beniwal during a political rally

  • After his suspension from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2011, he arranged five big ‘Kisan Hunkar Maha Rallies’ in Nagaur, Barmer, Bikaner, Sikar, and Jaipur districts of Rajasthan. In 2013, he contested the assembly elections from the same constituency as an Independent candidate and defeated his BJP competitor by 23,020 votes.
  • In 2015, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) held a protest at Rajasthan University. This protest happened a day after the police charged a group of students who were protesting against an attack on Beniwal. Reportedly, these students were peacefully organizing a march, but the police started acting aggressively. This caused injuries to many NSUI students. During the lathi charge, the NSUI office was also searched by the police. According to some media reports, about 500 students came together for a protest called ‘Kisaan Yuva Aakrosh Rally’ as they were upset about the reported attack on Beniwal. The situation became violent when the police tried to control the students on the campus. The students then threw stones, and the police had to use sticks to scatter them. This resulted in damage and confusion, with 30 students and 18 policemen getting hurt.

    A poster condemning the government over the use of force on agitating students at Rajasthan University in 2015

    A poster condemning the government over the use of force on agitating students at Rajasthan University in 2015

  • On 29 October 2018, he formed his own political group called Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) with an election symbol of “Bottle” in Jaipur. In 2018, he won the MLA seat from the Khinvsar constituency for the third time as a candidate of his own party, RLP, after defeating his Indian National Congress candidate, Savai Singh Choudhary, by 66148 votes. In May 2019, he became a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha from Rajasthan’s Nagaur constituency after RLP joined hands with BJP in Rajasthan.

    Hanuman Beniwal posing with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Hanuman Beniwal posing with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Before joining hands with the BJP, Hanuman Beniwal expressed his desire to contest for all 25 seats in Rajasthan during the 2019 elections. According to some media reports, the RLP was exploring potential alliances with other parties except Congress and BJP. The party was in talks with the Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), and CPI(M). However, this coalition did not form, and Beniwal ultimately aligned with the BJP.

    Hanuman Beniwal while having a discussion with Narendra Modi

    Hanuman Beniwal while having a discussion with Narendra Modi

  • In 2020, Hanuman Beniwal resigned from three parliamentary committees to show support for the farmers who were protesting against the government’s new farming laws. He used to be a member of the committees related to industries, petroleum and natural gas, and petitions. [9]India Today
  • Beniwal likes playing cricket in his leisure time.

    Hanuman Beniwal while playing cricket at his house

    Hanuman Beniwal while playing cricket at his house