|Real Name:||Chaudhary Jayant Singh|
|Birthplace:||Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
Chaudhary Jayant Singh (born 27 December 1978) is an Indian politician who was a member of the Indian Parliament for Mathura from 2009–2014.
Jayant Chaudhary Biography
|Chairman of Rashtriya Lok Dal|
25 May 2021
|Preceded by||Ajit Singh|
|Member of the Indian Parliament
|Preceded by||Manvendra Singh|
|Succeeded by||Hema Malini|
|Born||27 December 1978
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Political party||Rashtriya Lok Dal|
|Relatives||Chaudhary Charan Singh (grandfather)|
|Alma mater||London School of Economics|
He was born in Dallas, TX, USA to Chaudhary Ajit Singh and Radhika Singh in a Jat Family of the Tewatia(Teotia) Clan. He is the National President of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and was a member of Parliament from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh state in the 15th Lok Sabha.
He graduated from the London School of Economics.
He started his political career as a member of parliament from Mathura, which has the majority of Jat people. He was one of the prime movers on the Land Acquisition issue and had introduced a Private Member Bill on Land Acquisition in the Lok Sabha. Jayant Singh Chaudhary was a member of the Standing Committee on Commerce, the Consultative Committee on Finance, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), and the Committee on Government Assurances. He has served previously on the Standing Committees on Agriculture and Finance as well as the Committee on Ethics.
He again contested Mathura in the 2014 Indian general election but lost his seat against BJP candidate Hema Malini.
Chaudhary called the Lakhimpur Kheri incident where 8 people died in a vehicle-ramming attack “not less than a terror attack”.