From a municipal councillor to a Cabinet Minister in Narendra Modi government, Madhya Pradesh BJP chief Narendra Singh Tomar’s rise in his political career has been quite significant.
56-year-old Tomar, who made his debut in the Union Council of Ministers, has held several important positions in the party and was instrumental in ensuring a third term for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan besides a thumping victory for the party in the Lok Sabha polls.
Of the total 29 Lok Sabha seats in the state, BJP won 27.
Tomar, who is known for his connect with the rank and file of the party, shares a good rapport with the RSS leadership.
The second-time MP, who won Lok Sabha poll from Gwalior, made his first foray into active politics in 1980 after he became the President of the Gwalior unit of BJP Youth Forum.
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The BJP loyalist gradually became a municipal councilor and the state President of BJPYF in 1991.
Tomar was twice elected as member of Madhya Pradesh Assembly between 1998 and 2008.
He served as Cabinet Minister in the state government between 2003-07 and was later tasked to head the state party unit in November 2006.
Tomar represented Morena constituency in the last Lok Sabha.