Narottam Mishra – Wikipedia

Indian politician

Dr. Narottam Mishra

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Assumed office
21 April 2020



Minister of Law
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
13 July 2020 – Incumbent
Minister of Home Affairs 21 April 2020 – Incumbent
Minister of Health & Family Welfare 21 April 2020 – 13 July 2020
In office
21 December 2013 – 17 December 2018



Minister of Water Resources 4 July 2016 – 17 December 2018
Minister of Information & Public Relations 4 July 2016 – 17 December 2018
Minister of Health & Family Welfare
Minister of Medical Education
Minister of AYUSH
21 December 2013 – 4 July 2016
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs 21 December 2013 – 17 December 2018
In office
28 October 2009 – 14 December 2013



Minister of Health & Family Welfare 27 January 2011 – 14 December 2013
Minister of Housing 26 May 2010 – 14 December 2013
Minister of Law
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
28 October 2009 -14 December 2013
In office
1 June 2005 – 12 December 2008



Minister of Urban Development 27 August 2007 – 12 December 2008
Minister of Education 29 November 2005 – 27 August 2007
Minister of Law 1 June 2005 – 27 August 2007
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs 1 June 2005 – 12 December 2008
Assumed office
Preceded by Ghanshyam Singh
Constituency Datia
In office
Preceded by Jawahar Singh Rawat
Succeeded by Imarti Devi
Constituency Dabra
In office
Preceded by Narsingrao Pawar
Succeeded by Jawahar Singh Rawat
Constituency Dabra
Born (1960-04-15) 15 April 1960 (age 62)
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Dr.Shivdutt Mishra (father)

Dr. Narottam Mishra (born 15 April 1960) is the incumbent Minister for Home Affairs, Law and Legislative Affairs, Prisons, and Parliamentary Affairs in Government of Madhya Pradesh.

He is a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and represents Datia constituency in Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, from where he has been elected thrice consecutively, having also previously represented Dabra thrice.

Early life[edit]

He holds an M.A, and Ph.D from Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 1998.[1] He was Secretary of Jiwaji University Gwalior’s students union in year 1977-78 and member of State Executive Body of MP Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in 1978–80.[citation needed]

Political career[edit]

Dr. Narottam Mishra is serving as the Minister for Home Affairs, Law, Prisons, and Parliamentary Affairs. He is a six-time member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. He was first elected to 9th Vidhan Sabha in 1990 and was re-elected in 1998 and 2003 from Dabra assembly constituency of Gwalior district, and in 2008, 2013 and 2018 from Datia assembly constituency.

Dr. Narottam Mishra has been a Minister from 2005-2008, 2009-2018 and 2020-present.

He was inducted into Shri Babulal Gaur’s Council of Ministers on 1 June 2005 as a Minister of State.

Dr. Mishra was inducted in Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Council of Ministers on 4 December 2005 as Minister of State, and was later made a Cabinet Minister.

While being a Member of the Legislative Assembly, he contested the Lok Sabha election in 2009 but lost to Jyotiraditya Scindia. Soon after, he was re-inducted into Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Council of Ministers on 28 October 2009 as Cabinet Minister. He again took oath as Cabinet Minister on 21 December 2013. He has served as Cabinet Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Urban Development, Public Relations, Water Resources, Law and Legislative Affairs, and Parliamentary Affairs, across his various terms.

He was disqualified by the EC on 23 June 2017 for filing wrong accounts of election expenditure in the 2008 Assembly polls and for using paid news in his election campaign and for not furnishing proper accounts of poll expenses.[2][3] Mishra moved to Supreme court for relief.[4] Vide its judgement dated 18 May 2018, the Delhi High Court set aside the order of the Election Commission, while also noting that “in the facts and circumstances of the case; there was no manner of proof that could be reasonably accepted by a tribunal established by law.”[5]

He took Oath on 20 April 2020 as the Minister for Home Affairs, and Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh. Subsequent to a cabinet reshuffle, he was appointed as the Minister for Law and Legislative Affairs, Prisons, and Parliamentary Affairs, while continuing to retain the Ministry for Home Affairs.

Commenting on a riot on 10 April 2022 and the state’s response with bulldozers the following day, he advised: “The house from whence stones came we will make into a pile of stones.”[6]