Kirtivardhan Bhagwat Jha Azad

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Lok Sabha MP for Darbhanga 26 May 2014 Presented
Member, Committee on Estimates 14 August, 2014 - 30 April 2016
Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development 1 Sept. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) 15 Sep. 2014 onwards
Convenor, Sub Committee-II, Committee on Estimates 3 July 2015 - 30 April 2016
Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development 1 Sept. 2017 onwards

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 02 Jan 1959
Place Purnia (Bihar)
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Academics Qualifications B.A. (Hons.) (History) Educated at St. Stephen`s College, University of Delhi, Delhi


Kirtivardhan Bhagwat Jha Azad About this sound pronunciation  (born 2 January 1959, PurneaBihar) is a former Indian cricketer and politician who played in 7 Tests and 25 ODIs from 1980 to 1986.

Azad is the son of former Chief Minister of Bihar Bhagwat Jha Azad. He was an aggressive right-hand batsman and a quickish offspinner. A surprise choice for the tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1980-81, he made his Test debut at Wellington. The highlight of his career was being part of the Indian team that won the 1983 Cricket World Cup.[2]

He is currently serving his third term in the Lok Sabha. He won the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections from DarbhangaBihar