Uma Bharti

Uma Bharti

Uma Bharti

Date of Birth : May 3, 1959

Mini Biography :

Uma Ragini Bharti (born May 3, 1959), is an Indian politician. She was born in Tikamgarh District, Madhya Pradesh to a religious Lodhi Rajput family and from a very young age, started holding discourses on Indian Epics. Raised under the care of the late Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia of Gwalior, Uma Bharati, along with Sadhvi Ritambhara, played a prominent part in the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi Movement.

At a young age, she became involved with the Bharatiya Janata Party. She contested her first Parliamentary elections in 1984, but lost. In 1989, she successfully contested the Khajurao seat, and retained it in elections conducted in 1991, 1996 and 1998. In 1999, she switched over and won the Bhopal seat. In the Vajpayee Administration, she held various state-level portfolios of Human Resource Development, Tourism, Youth Affairs & Sports, and finally Coal & Mines.

In the 2003 Assembly polls, she led the BJP to a three fourths majority in Madhya Pradesh. She defeated her Congress opponent from the Malehra seat with a 25% margin.

Uma Bharati resigned from the post of Chief Minister in August 2004, when an arrest warrant was issued against her regarding the 1994 Hubli riot case.

she accepted responsibility for UP defeat: Uma Bharti

The BJP firebrand leader Uma Bharti says she has accepted responsibility for the party's below-average performance. Ms Bharti, however, was never declared the candidate for chief minister-another miscalculation according to analysts who say voters didn't like not knowing who they'd...

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BSP and SP damaged the political culture of UP: Uma

BJP firebrand leader and former chief minister of MP Uma Bharti on Thursday alleged on Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party have sown seeds of caste and "damaging" the political culture of UP with the help of Congress. BJP with...

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Uma Bharti should as BJP’s CM candidate in UP: Sudheendra

Former aide of LK Advani, Sudheendra Kulkarni on Sunday supported the BJP leader Uma Bharti as party's chief ministerial candidate. "If BJP comes to power Uma Bharti's name will be on the top, and what Gadkari has said is correct,"...

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Fifth phase polling of UP polls Tomorrow

Fifth phase polling of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, covering 49 seats spread over 13 districts would be held on Thursday that would decide the fate of several stalwarts, including firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharti. The fifth phase would cover assembly...

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UP polls: Poll campaign ends for fifth phase

The high voltage campaigning for the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh state Assembly elections scheduled for February 23 came to an end on Tuesday. The fifth phase polling, which is expected to be participated by an estimated 1.56 crore voters in...

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No post-poll alliance with SP and BSP: Gadkari

BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said his party would not enter into a post-poll alliance with Bahujan Samaj Party or Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh if it does not get majority on its own. Meanwhile, Gadkari, who had come...

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Drown is better than tie-ups with SP, BSP: Uma

BJP's firebrand leader Uma Bharti on Monday said if her party falls short of majority in forming the government in Uttar Pradesh after the Assembly polls, she would prefer “drowning” rather than striking an alliance with either SP or BSP....

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Rahul making fun of Bundelkhand impecuniosity: Uma Bharti

Rahul Gandhi should now stop making mockery of poverty, starvation and poor state of affairs of Bundelkhand region, said Uma Bharti, who was visiting Bundelkhand for the first time after her candidature was announced by BJP from Charkhari assembly constituency. BJP...

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Uma won’t be CM : Kalraj

Kalraj Mishra, who is the Vice president of BJP and one of the front-runners for the chief ministership of Uttar Pradesh if some miraculous results give his party the mandate, has ruled out Uma Bharti occupying the post in the...

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Muslims reservation is anti-constitutional: Uma

Uma Bharti allegation on Congress to ' promise of providing nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh as "anti-constitutional", saying she would oppose the decision "tooth and nail. I also want to ask Rahul Gandhi, Mayawati and Mulayam...

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