Narendra Singh Tomar

Minister of Agriculture , Government of India

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Narendra Singh Tomar was born on 12 June 1957 in Morar village in Gwalior district of (Madhya Pradesh) to Munshi Singh Tomar and Sharda Devi Tomar. He graduated from Jiwaji University. He is married to Kiran. The couple has two sons and a daughter.He was nicknamed as Munna Bhaiya by Babulal Gaur.

Narendra Singh Tomar (born 12 June 1957) is an Indian politician and a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. He is the Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Minister of Rural Development in the Second Modi ministry. Previously he was the Minister of Mines and Minister of Parliamentary Affair in the Government of India. He is a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party and was a member of Sixteenth Lok Sabha from 2014 to 2019 from Gwalior (Lok Sabha constituency). In 2019, he changed his constituency and was re-elected to Lok Sabha from Morena.

He was appointed as Union Minister (Cabinet rank) of Steel, Mines, Labour and Employment on 27 May 2014 in the cabinet headed by Narendra Modi. He was administered the oath of office and sworn in on 26 May 2014 by Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India.

On 5 July 2016, during the second cabinet reshuffle of the Narendra Modi ministry, Birender Singh replaced Narendra Singh Tomar as the Steel Minister and Narendra Singh Tomar replaced Birender Singh as the Minister of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development and Drinking Water and Sanitation. Piyush Goyal replaced Narendra Singh Tomar as the Minister of Mines (Minister of State with Independent charge).

In May 2019, he continued with Ministry of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj and was given charge of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.