Subodh Kant Sahai
Subodh Kant Sahai (born 11 June 1951) is a member of the 15th
Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Ranchi constituency
of Jharkhand, and is a member of the Indian National Congress
(INC) political party. He has been Holding Important Portfolios.
He was the Cabinet Minister for Tourism till 28 OCT 2012. He is Known for his truth and hardwork. He was the Minister
for Home in V.P. Singh government.
Shri Subodh Kant Sahai was born in Latehar, Bihar (now in Jharkhand) to Shri. Brijdeo Sahai and Smt. Indrani Devi. He did his B.Sc., LL.B. from A N College, Patna and Ranchi University.
Subodh Kant Sahai was actively involved in the Non-Aligned
Student and Youth Organisation (NASYO). He participated in
Jai Prakash Movement . He was Member of Preparatory Committee,
World Youth Festival; General Secretary, (i) Yuva Janata for
three years; (ii) Janata Party for two years; (iii) Janata
Dal for 6 months ;Working President Yuva Janta for two years;
President Yuva Janata for three years. He has been re-elected
as the MP from Ranchi again in the elections in May 2009. Sahai served as
Minister Of State (Independent Charge) for Food Processing
Industries in the First Manmohan Singh Cabinet from 2004-2009.
On the second Congress victory in the 2009 elections which
saw Manmohan Singh continue as Prime Minister, Mr. Sahai was elevated
to Cabinet rank holding the same Food Processing Industries
During the ministry shuffle in January 2011 he was given Cabinet minister for Ministry of Tourism (India)
Subodh Kant Sahai is married to Rekha Sahai, who is a famous theater personality. They have a daughter named Yashaswini Sahai.