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Om Prakash Mathur, Age, Family, Biography

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Religion: Hinduism
Hometown: Pali, Rajasthan
Age: 72 Years

Om Prakash Mathur

Bio/Wiki
NicknameBhaisahab
ProfessionPolitician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janta Party (BJP)
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Political Journey• Joined BJP (1988)
• Served as the General Secretary of Gujarat BJP unit (1990-2002)
• Served as the central leader in charge of BJP for states Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat (2002-2008)
• Served as BJP's national secretary (2004-2005)
• Served as BJP's national genral secretary (2005-2008)
• Served as the Rajya Sabha MP (2008-2014) (First-Term)
• Served as the BJP party leader from the Rajasthan unit (2008-2009)
• Served as Member, Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers in Rajya Sabha (May 2008 - May 2009)
• Served as Member, Committee on Railways in Rajya Sabha (Aug. 2009 - May 2014)
• Became BJP's national Vice-President (2014)
• Served as the Rajya Sabha MP (2016-2022) (Second-Term)
• Served as Member, Committee on Defence in Rajya Sabha (25 July 2016 - 31 July 2016) (1 September 2016 - 6 October 2016)
• Served as Chairman, House Committee Member, General Purposes Committee in Rajya Sabha (July 2016 - July 2022)
• Served as Member, Committee on Public Undertakings in Rajya Sabha (July 2019 - April 2022)
• Served as Member, Committee on Commerce in Rajya Sabha (Sept. 2019 - July 2022)
• Served as Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas in Rajya Sabha (October 2016 - May 2019) (September 2019 - July 2022)
• Served as Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Oct. 2019 - July 2022)
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 January 1952 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2024) 72 Years
BirthplaceVillage Bedal, Pali district, Rajasthan
Zodiac signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownPali, Rajasthan
College/UniversityRajasthan University, Jaipur
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts
ReligionHinduism
AddressC-1, Ganapati Enclave, Ajmer Road, Jaipur 302006
HobbiesTravelling, Watching Sports
Social MediaInstagram
Facebook
Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
ParentsFather- Chand Raj Mathur (Deceased)
Mother- Sajjan Kanwar (Deceased)

Om Prakash Mathur

Some Lesser Known Facts About Om Prakash Mathur

  • Om Prakash Mathur joined RSS and became its Pracharak in 1972.
  • In his early political career, Om Mathur was groomed by Bhairon Singh Shekhawa, the 11th Vice-President of India.
  • Om Prakash has worked very closely with Narendra Modi. They have known each other since the late seventies when they were in the RSS.
  • He contributed his one month’s salary to the PM National Relief Fund during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Om Prakash Mathur's Instagram post about his one month's salary donation during COVID-19

    Om Prakash Mathur’s Instagram post about his one month’s salary donation during COVID-19

  •  In 2015, residents of Barmer, Rajasthan, raised many hoardings, demanding to make the next Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Om Prakash distanced himself from those hoardings and called it a ‘sin.’
  • He likes to travel and has visited various places including Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai (U.A.E.), U.K., Ireland, and France.
  • He was appointed as the Chhattisgarh BJP in-charge in September 2022, a year before the assembly elections in the state.

    Om Prakash Mathur giving a speech during a conference

    Om Prakash Mathur giving a speech during a conference