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Anurag Thakur Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 18, 2020

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Short Biography

Anurag Thakur was born on 24-10-1974 in Hamirpur in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Politician and former Indian Cricket Administrators.

Other Name: Anurag Singh Thakur

Anurag Thakur Complete Bio & Career

Anurag Thakur was born to veteran politician Prem Kumar Dhumal. He was interested in cricket from a very young age but wanted to become an administrator and hence to qualify he played his only first-class match against J&K in the year 2000. Post that, he became the chief selector of the HPCA Ranji team. After serving as the administrator at HPCA, he also had a brief stint with BCCI as chairman but was sacked by Supreme Court in 2017. 
As a politician, he became MP for the first time in the year 2008 when he succeeded his father. Since then, he has been re-elected as a BJP MP in 2009, 2014, and 2019 general elections. He also served as the president of the All India Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. For his performance in 16th Lok Sabha elections, he was felicitated with Sansad Ratna Award in the year 2019. In 2019, he was appointed as the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs. Besides being a great politician, he is also a ranked Lieutenant in the Indian Army. In 2016, he became the first serving BJP MP to become a commissioned Officer in the Territorial Army. He has also founded an organization named HOW (Honour Our Women) which works for women empowerment and women's safety issues. 

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Anurag Thakur Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a politician Prem Kumar Dhumal and Sheela Devi. He has a brother named Arun Singh Thakur. He is married to Sheffali Thakur since 2002 and has two sons named Jaiaditya Thakur and Udayveer Thakur.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Village and post office Samirpur, Tehsil Bamsan at Tauni Devi, Dist. Hamirpur H.P.
School Dayanand Model School, Jalandhar
College Doaba College, Jalandhar
Qualification B.A.
Hobbies Travelling and Watching Sports
Marital Status Married
Debut As an MP - 2008
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 6 Crores Approx (2020)
Official Website N/A
E Mail mphamirpur@gmail.com
Contact Number 9418000981, 9876061484


Car Collections Hyundai Santro and Mahindra Scorpio


Favorite Color Orange
Favorite Player Smriti Mandhana , Virat Kohli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Kangana Ranaut
Favorite Actor Akshay Kumar

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Anurag Thakur

  • He became the youngest man to take over as the President of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) at the age of 26.
  • He is the man behind the construction of the world-renowned stadium at Dharamsala.
  • When he took over the BCCI President post on 16 May 2016, he became the 2nd youngest president at the age of 41 in the history of the organization.
  • In the year 2011, when he had just taken over a position in the BCCI office, he was also named as the winner of the Best Young Parliamentarian award.

Anurag Thakur Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

49 years, 6months, 0 day old age Anurag Thakur will turn 50 on 24 October, 2024. Only 5 months, 29 days, 8 hours,27 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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