The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasundhara Raje calls on the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Sushri Uma Bharati, in New Delhi on July 02, 2014.

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of Drinking Water & Sanitation 3 September 2017

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 3 May 1959 (age 59)
Place Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh, India
Political Party Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
Academics M.A., LL.B. Educated at B.K.D. College, Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh)


Uma Bharti (born 3 May 1959) is an Indian politician who currently serves as the Cabinet Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation in the Union Government of India. She became involved with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a young age, unsuccessfully contesting her first parliamentary elections in 1984. In 1989, she successfully contested the Khajuraho seat, and retained it in elections conducted in 1991, 1996 and 1998. In 1999, she switched constituencies and won the Bhopal seat.