Murli Manohar Joshi (born 1934)is an Indian politician and a leading member of the Bharatiya Janata Party of which he became the President (1991–93). Later he became the Union Human Resources Development minister of India in the NDA regime. He is best known for his views on Indian socio-politics and for his affiliation with the RSS.

He was born in Nainital on 5 January 1934, hailing from the Kumaon Hills region of Nainital northern India which today form a part of the state of Uttarakhand. Joshi had his early education in Chandpur, District Bijnore and Almora (currently part of Uttarakhand). He completed his B.Sc. from Meerut College and M.Sc. from Allahabad University. Here one of his teachers was Professor Rajendra Singh, who later became RSS Sarsanghchalaks. He did his doctorate from Allahabad University. The subject of his doctoral thesis was Spectroscopy. He published a research paper in Physics in Hindi, which was a first of its kind.


Political Career

Contested in 2 election(s), the details of election track record are below.

Criminal Record

Has 1 crime accusations or convictions against them.

Personal Wealth

Current total assets are Rs.5,44,75,345.

Public Office Track Record

ElectionConstituencyPartyCriminal Cases AssetsLiabilitiesElection ExpensesResult
Lok Sabha 2009 Varanasi BJP 1 5,44,75,345 Link  winner
Lok Sabha 2004 Allahabad bjp 1 1,90,31,323


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