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Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti DOB: 1.03.1967

Born on 1st March, 1967 in a farmer’s family at village Patyora (Malihatala), District Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh (UP). Due to social and spiritual nature since childhood, only at the age of 14, she went to the ashram of Bramhalin Pujya Gurudev Swami Achyutanand ji Maharaj and got initiated and propagated religion in the country under Pujya Yugpurush Mahamandaleshwar Swami Parmanand Giri Ji Maharaj. After becoming a Sannyasin, while following path of her spiritual journey she got formal education upto 12th standard and became active in social life. Niranjan Jyoti, more commonly known as Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti is a politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She was appointed the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries in November 2014. She represents the Fatehpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh, in the Lok Sabha, after winning in the 2014 general election. She also represents the Hamirpur constituency in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly after winning in the 2012 election. On 14 June 2014, one man called Bhanu Patel and his three accomplishes fired at Jyoti as she was returning from a function in Avas Vikas Colony, Lucknow. She escaped unhurt but her bodyguard was injured.

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Ludhiana: Union Minister Giriraj Singh today described as “motivated and avoidable” the the uproar created by opposition parties in Rajya Sabha over the issue of Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti remarks.“The opposition parties are only creating

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