Sangeet Som Age, Caste, Controversies, Wife, Biography, Family, Facts & More


Sangeet Som

Real NameSangeet Singh Som
ProfessionIndian Politician
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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Political Journey 2012: In March, elected an M.L.A. from Sardhana Constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
2017: Again elected an M.L.A. from Sardhana Constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 January 1978
Age (as in 2017)39 Years
Birth PlaceMohammad Faridpur, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownMeerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolK.K. Jain Inter college Khatauli, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational Qualifications12th Standard
DebutIn March 2012, when he became an M.L.A. from Sardhana Constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
FamilyFather- Thakur Omvir Singh
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Gagan Som
Sangeet Som Brother Gagan Som
Sister- Not Known
CasteKshatriya (Thakur)
AddressVillage and Post Alamgirpur/Faridpur, Tehsil Sardhana, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
HobbiesDoing Yoga, Reading, Travelling
Controversies• He is among the accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.
• He was booked for his alleged involvement in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots and also rapped under the National Security Act in September 2013. However, he was later given a clean chit.
• Sangeet Som has been an anti-beef campaigner for years now. However, a report in The Hindu said he co-founded a firm called "Al Dua" in 2005-06 and was associated with it till around 2008 as Director. The firm is a large-scale exporter of Halal-meat. The company exported halal buffalo meat, lamb meat, goat meat, and hides.
• In October 2017, he raised many eyebrows by calling Taj Mahal a blot on Indian culture and history. His comments came days after the Uttar Pradesh government dropped Taj Mahal from the state tourism booklet.
Favourite Things
Favourite Politician(s)Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Narendra Modi
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifePreeti Som
Sangeet Som and His Wife Preeti Som
Money Factor
Salary (as an M.L.A. of Uttar Pradesh Assembly)1.25 Lakh INR/Month (as in 2017)
Net Worth (approx.)31 Crore INR (as in 2017)

Sangeet Som


Some Lesser Known Facts About Sangeet Som

  • Does Sangeet Som smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Sangeet Som drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born into a family of landlords in the western Uttar Pradesh.
  • Som is a two time-sitting MLA from Uttar Pradesh’s Sardhana constituency and is a popular figure among the Hindu Right.
  • Various Hindu Religious groups have felicitated him with awards like “Hindu Hriday Samrat” and “Mahathakur Sangharshveer.”
  • His name also appeared in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar Riots for instigating the crowd.