Rakesh Pandey (politician, born 1952)

Rakesh Pandey (born 14 August 1952) is an Indian politician and a member of Bahujan Samaj Party. He was a Member of Parliament in the 15th Lok Sabha from Ambedkar Nagar and a member of Committee on Rural Development. From 2002 to 2007, he was a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.[2]

Rakesh Pandey
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
31 August 2009  2014
ConstituencyAmbedkar Nagar
Member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born (1952-08-14) 14 August 1952
Kotwa Mohamadpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBahujan Samaj Party
Manju Pandey (m. 1971)
Children2 (including Ritesh Pandey)
ResidenceMohasinpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh
North Avenue, New Delhi
As of 30 July, 2019

Personal life

Pandey was born in Kotwa Mohamadpur in Ambedkar Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh to Jagmohan Pandey and Raghuraji Devi. He studied till matriculation. Pandey married Manju Pandey on 29 June 1971. They have two sons.[2] His younger son, Ritesh Pandey is a MLA from Jalalpur. His older son, Ashish Pandey is a Lucknow based real estate businessman.[3][4]


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