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Kamal Nath Biography

Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath

DOBNov 18, 1946
Place of BirthKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Alma materSt. Xavier's College, Kolkata
Profession before joining politicsPolitical and Social Leader
Spouse NameSmt. Alka Nath
Children2 son(s)
Positions Held
  • Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha (Assumed office 1998), (1980-1996)
  • Union Minister for Commerce and Industry ( May 2004 - April 2009)
  • Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Textiles ( 1995-1996)
  • Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Environment and Forests ( 1991-1995)

About Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath, an Indian politician from the Congress party, is the Ex Minister of Urban Development. He represents the Chhindwara constituency of Madhya Pradesh.

Personal background of Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath was born on November 18, 1946 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He studied at The Doon School and graduated with B.Com. from the St. Xavier's College, University of Calcutta. He got married to Alka Nath on January 27, 1973.

Political activities and achievements of Kamal Nath

  • 1980, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009: Elected to the Lok Sabha
  • June 1991: Minister of Environment & Forests
  • 1995: Union Minister of State, Textiles
  • 2001: General Secretary of the INC
  • 2004: Union Cabinet Minister of Commerce & Industry

Kamal Nath Elections result

YearConstituency State Status
2014ChhindwaraMadhya PradeshWon
2009ChhindwaraMadhya PradeshWon
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  • 2009: Minister for Road Transport and Highways.
  • 2011: Minister of Urban Development.
  • October 2012: Minister of parliamentary affairs & urban development.

Business career of Kamal Nath

  • President of the board of governors for the Institute of Management Technology (IMT)
  • Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Child Development Council

Awards Won 

  • 2006: Honorary Doctorate given by Jabalpur's Rani Durgavati University.
  • 2007: Entitled as the FDI Personality of the Year by the FDI magazine and the Financial Times Business.
  • 2008: Honoured with the title "Business Reformer of the Year" by The Economic Times.
  • 2011: The richest cabinet minister in India, possessing assets worth INR 2.73 billion.

Other Interests

A book named India’s Environmental Concerns was published by him.

Status of Kamal Nath and his opponent candidates against from Chhindwara Parliamentary Constituency in Madhya Pradesh

The table below shows the status of Kamal Nath and candidates contesting against him from Chhindwara lok sabha seat with their party names and symbols along with the votes secured by each candidate.

Candidate NamePolitical PartySymbolStatusvotes
Kamal Nath INC INC -- 559755
Nitin Kumar SahuBSPBSP--N.A
Arvind DongreBMP--N.A
Dhaniram YaduvanshiINDIND--N.A
Er. Kripa Shankar YadavINDIND--N.A
Mahesh Madhavlal DubeyAAPAAP--N.A
Pardeshi Hartapshah TirgamGGP--N.A
Sitaram SareyamINDIND--N.A
Jalasram NagwanshiINDIND--N.A
Choudhary Chandrabhan Kuber Singh BJP BJP  --443218
Ramesh PatilAPI--N.A
Subhash ShuklaSPSP--N.A
Dwarka Prasad PahadeINDIND--N.A

Last Updated on 11 June, 2018

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