Shri Satyanarayan Jatiya

Past President, Member of Parliament Board, BJP

Dr Satyanarayan Jatiya (born 4 February 1946) is an Indian politician. He was elected to the Lok Sabha seven times from Ujjain as a member of Bharatiya Janata Party, and served one term (2014–2020) in Rajya Sabha. He was cabinet minister in Vajpayee's government from 1999 to 2004 and held portfolios of labour and social justice and empowerment. Currently, he is member of BJP Parliamentary Board.
Early life

Born in Jawad of Neemuch district in Madhya Pradesh in 1946 he studied B.Sc., MA., LL.B., Ph.D at Vikram University, Ujjain. He entered politics in 1972 and was detained under MISA during emergency. He was elected to Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 1977. He was later elected to 7th (1980), 9th (1989), 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th (2004–2009) Lok Sabha from Ujjain.

He is also a poet and a collection of his poems, Alakh, was published in 1995.