Subodh Kant Sahay (born 11 June 1951) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Ranchi constituency of Jharkhand, and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He is the Cabinet Minister for Tourism. He was the Minister of State for Home in V P Singh government when Mufti Mohd Sayeed was the home minister. His key achievement in his stint as home minister in the VP Singh/ Chandrashekhar governments was restoration of peace in Punjab. It was during his tenure that elections is Punjab were done after a long period of Presidents rule. He was also actively involved in trying to resolve the Ram Janam Bhoomi/ Babri Masjid dispute.
Subodh Kant Sahay was actively involved in the Non-Aligned Student and Youth Organisation (NASYO). He participated in Jai Prakash Movement . He was Member of Preparatory Committee, World Youth Festival; General Secretary, (i) Yuva Janata for three years; (ii) Janata Party for two years; (iii) Janata Dal for 6 months ;Working President Yuva Janta for two years; President Yuva Janata for three years
He has been re-elected as the MP from Ranchi again in the elections in May 2009. It was commendable that Congress had... Read More