The Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Prayagraj – Shmt. Rita Bahuguna Joshi
Shmt. Rita Bahuguna Joshi (born 22 July 1949) is an Indian politician and cabinet minister in the Government of Uttar Pradesh. She was the president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee from 2007 to 2012. She is the daughter of Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, a former Chief Minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. She joined Bharatiya Janata Party on 20 October 2016. She won loksabha election from Prayagraj and Became the Member of Parliament
She joined BJP on 20-Oct-2016 in presence of BJP president Amit Shah after spending 24 years in Congress.
Mrs. Rita Bahuguna has worked in the favour of Indian Women as the President of All India Mahila Congress from 2003 to 2008. She was involved in Women’s Movement at the Grass-root level and organized several seminars, demonstrations etc. for Women. She actively lead the Movement for Reservation for Women in Local Bodies in U.P. in 1991-92. In her struggles to fight the injustices against women, she was jailed in 2009 for protesting against increased incidents of rape on women in UP. Her efforts to relieve the plight of women in UP got her awarded the U.N. Award of Excellence as “Most Distinguished Women Mayor in South Asia” at Phitsanulok, Thailand in June in 2001.
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The Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Phulpur – Shmt. Keshari Devi Patel
Keshari Devi Patel is an Indian politician. She was elected to the Lok Sabha, lower house of the Parliament of India from Phulpur, Uttar Pradesh in the Indian general election, 2019 as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.