Shri Rajiv Shukla, MP
[ Indian National Congress -Maharashtra ]

Father's Name : Late Shri Ram Kumar Shukla
Mother's Name : Shrimati Shanti Devi Shukla
Date of Birth : 13 September 1959
Place of Birth : Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati Anuradha Prasad Shukla
Children : Not Available
Educational Qualifications : M.A., LL.B. Educated at P.P.N. College, Kanpur University, Christ Church College, Kanpur University and V.S.S.D. College of Law, Kanpur University
Profession : Journalist,Journalism.
Permanent Address : 119/501, Darshan Purwa, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208012 Tel. - {0512} 2216594, 2234080 46, Shri Sanman Co-op. Hsg. Soc. Juhu Varsova Link Road Four Banglow, Mumbai 400058
Present Address : C - I / 2, Lodhi Garden, Amrita Sher Gil Marg, New Delhi Tel. - 24645629, 24645625, Mobile 9868181703
Email Address :,
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
April 2000 Elected to Rajya Sabha April 2000-2001 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs April 2000 - Feb. 2004 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance Jan. 2001- Feb. 2004 Member, Committee on Information Technology March 2001 - June 2004 Member, Press Council of India Jan. 2002-Feb. 2004 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation Aug. 2004 onwards Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas Member, House Committee Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Sept. 2006 onwards Member, Business Advisory Committee
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Host of popular T.V. Show "Rubaru"; interviewed all the prominent personalities of India and Pakistan; anchor of a popular show "Nishan" on Doordarshan; well known columnist; known columns - 'Power Play' and 'Front Foot' which appear in 14 newspapers in the country including the Indian Express, Dainik Jagran, Sunday Magazine and Rediff on Net
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Chairman, Communication & Coordination Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India; Member, (i) Working Committee, Board of Control for Cricket in India and (ii) Executive Committee, U.P. Cricket Association; Convener, U.P. Cricket Development Committee
Countries Visited :  
Accompanied the Prime Minister and the President of India on their foreign visits several times; visited around 80 countries of the world including U.S.A., U.K., Japan, Germany, France, Russia, China,
Other Information :  
Reporter, Northern India Patrika in Kanpur office, 1978-79; Sub Editor, Dainik Jagran, Kanpur and later Bureau Chief, Dainik Jagran, Lucknow, 1980-83; Correspondent (Western U.P.), Jansatta daily, 1983-85; Special Correspondent, Ravivar magazine, 1985-88; Political Editor, Sunday magazine, Delhi, 1988-92; Executive Editor, Sunday Observer, 1992-95; Senior Editor, Sunday Observer, 1995-2000; Convener, Indo-US Parliamentary Forum