The government has undergone a significant shakeup by the Bhartiya Janata Party. The new Union Law Minister has been named Arjun Ram Meghwal. Previously, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju was in charge of this division; going forward, he will be responsible for the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
According to a press statement from the Rashtrapati Bhawan, “Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State, be assigned the independent charge as Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice in addition to his existing portfolios, in place of Shri Kiren Rijiju.”
Arjun Ram Meghwal Biography
The present Rajasthani member of Congress, Arjun Ram Meghwal, has been named the new Union Law Minister. Meghwal is currently in charge of the Ministry of Earth Sciences after displacing Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.
On December 20, 1953, in the Rajasthani city of Bikaner, in a place called Kishmidesar, Arjun Ram Meghwal was born. His father is Lakhu Ram Meghwal, and his mother is Hira Devi.
Meghwal is married to Pana Devi, and the two of them have four kids: two daughters and two sons, Ravi Shekhar and Naveen Meghwal. He is a skilled badminton player, and Madan Gopal Meghwal, an Indian National Congress politician, is his cousin. Now, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju will be in charge of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
Arjun Ram Meghwal Education
Meghwal completed his local schooling before going on to complete his LLB at Dunagar College in 1977, a Master of Arts degree at the University of the Philippines in the Philippines in 1979, and a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of the Philippines in the Philippines in 1980.
Arjun Ram Meghwal as IAS officer
Meghwal joined the Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) in 1982 and was subsequently assigned as an assistant director at the Jila Udhyog Kendra, where he later served as general manager for the Jila Udhyog Kendras in the Rajasthani districts of Jhunjhnu, Dhaulpur, Rajsamvad, Jaipur, Alwar, and Shriganganagar.
Arjun Ram Meghwal was appointed as Mr. Hari Shankar Bhabhra’s Officer on Special Duty in 1994, when he was Rajasthan’s Deputy Chief Minister.
Arjun Ram Meghwal received a promotion to IAS officer in the Rajasthan cadre in 1999. Deputy Secretary for Technical Education, Special Secretary for Higher Education, Managing Director for Rajasthan Laghu Udhyog Nigam Limited, Additional Commissioner for the Commercial Tax Department, District Collector, and District Magistrate for Churu were just a few of the administrative positions he held during his time as an IAS.
He voluntarily left the Indian Administrative Service in order to enter politics.
Arjun Ram Meghwal Political Career
Arjun Ram Meghwal was elected from the Bikaner constituency in 2009, and he took the oath of office in the Lok Sabha. He was then re-elected in 2014 to the 16th Lok Sabha from the Bikaner constituency.
Arjun Ram Meghwal served as the Bhartiya Janta Party’s Chief Whip in the Lok Sabha during his second tenure as an MP. Additionally, the Lok Sabha Speaker proposed him for the position of Chairman of the House Committee. Meghwal was appointed as the minister of state for culture and parliamentary affairs in May 2019.
Arjun Ram Meghwal succeeded Kiren Rijiju as the Union’s Minister of Law in 2023.
Arjun Ram Meghwal Net worth
Arjun Ram Meghwal has a net worth of about Rs. 2.25 crore, with total assets at Rs. 2.35 crore, movable assets worth Rs. 1.44 crore, and immovable assets worth Rs. 91.70 lakh.
His total debts amount to Rs. 10.60 lakh. All of these projections are based on data that is readily accessible from affidavits submitted by candidates to the Election Commission in 2019.