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Murli Manohar Joshi is an Indian politician, a leading member of the Bharatiya Janata Party of which he was the President between 1991 and 1993, and the current Member of Parliament for Kanpur. He later became the Union Human Resources Development minister in the National Democratic Alliance government. He is best known for his views on Hindu socio-politics and for his affiliation with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh , of which he had been a pracharak.

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Minister of Human Resource Development
In office
19 May 1998 – 22 May 2004
Succeeded by Arjun Singh
Constituency Rajya Sabha
Minister of Science and Technology
In office
19 May1999 – 22 May 2005
Succeeded by Kapil Sibal
MP
Assumed office
2014
Preceded by Sriprakash Jaiswal
Constituency Kanpur
MP
In office
2009-2014
Preceded by Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mishra
Succeeded by Narendra Damodardas Modi
Constituency Varanasi
MP
In office
1977–1980
Preceded by Narendra Singh Bisht
Succeeded by Harish Rawat
Constituency Almora
Personal details
Born (1934-01-05) 5 January 1934 (age 82)
Nainital, United Provinces, British India
Nationality Indian
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Tarla Joshi
Alma mater Allahabad University
Religion Hinduism
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Murli Manohar Joshi (born 1934) is an Indian politician, a leading member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of which he was the President between 1991 and 1993, and the current Member of Parliament for Kanpur. He later became the Union Human Resources Development minister in the National Democratic Alliance government. He is best known for his views on Hindu socio-politics and for his affiliation with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), of which he had been a pracharak.

Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi on 72nd Independence Day

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Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi address Vijay Shankhnad Maha Rally in Lucknow - 2 March 2014

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