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Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 23, 2021

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Short Biography

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank was born on 15-07-1959 in Pinani, Pauri Garhwal in the state of Uttarakhand, India. He is an Indian Politician & former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He is also a Poet, Novelist, Writer & Author. On 29-07-2020, he became the Education Minister of India.

Other Name: Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Ramesh Nishank
Other Professions: Chief Minister Poet Novelist Writer Author

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Complete Bio & Career

Ramesh Pokhriyal joined politics at a young age and got elected as an MLA from Karnaprayag in the 1991 UP State elections. He defended his constituency in 1993 and 1996 State elections as well. He was appointed as the Uttranchal Development Minister the following year. He has also serve as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from 2009 to 2011. He contested from Haridwar constituency of Uttarakhand in the 2014 general election and won comfortably to become an MP.
He contested again in the 2019 general elections and defended his seat. He this time around was made a minister in Modi’s cabinet. He is somebody who rose through the ranks and has finally become a Minister of Human Resource Development.
In July 2020 under the 2nd Modi Government, announced to be the Education Minister of India to him. He joined the office as a Minister of Education on 29-07-2020.

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Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Vishambhari Devi & Permanand Pokhriyal. He was married to Kusumkanta from 07-05-1985 to 11-11-2012 (till her death). With her wife Kusumkanta Pokhriyal, he is a father of three daughters named Vidushi NishankShreyasi Nishank & Arushi Nishank. His daughter Arushi is a famous Classical Dancer & Poet.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Pinani Village, Pauri Garhwal
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address 37/1 Vijay colony, Ravindranath Tagore Marg, Dehradun
School N/A
College Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Shrinagar, Pauri Garhwal
Qualification M.A., Ph.D & D.Lit.
Hobbies Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut Politics - 1991 (He got elected as an MLA for the first time)
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 2 Crores
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mahindra XUV 500


Favorite Color Orange and White
Favorite Player Rishabh Pant
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi , Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Actor Akshay Kumar
Favorite Place Mauritius

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

  • He got elected as an MLA for five consecutive terms.
  • Besides being a politician, he is also a poet and his collections of poems titled 'Samarpan' was published in the year 1983.
  • His literature work has been translated in French and German as well.
  • He has been felicitated with a Gopio International Award for his literary, social, and political contributions by the government of Mauritius.

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

63 years, 6months, 15 days old age Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will turn 64 on 15 July, 2023. Only 5 months, 14 days, 21 hours,19 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has celebrated the total number of 64 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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