Who is Karan Bhushan Singh son of Brij Bhushan and BJP’s Kaiserganj candidate, biography, age and education

Who is Karan Bhushan Singh son of Brij Bhushan and BJP’s Kaiserganj candidate, biography, age and education

Karan Bhushan Singh is the youngest son of BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh, named as the BJP candidate for Kaiserganj in Lok Sabha Elections 2024, find out more about him below and his biography

The BJP’s decision means that they has decided to drop its sitting MP from Kaiserganj for the first time.

Who is Karan Bhushan Singh son of Brij Bhushan and BJP’s Kaiserganj candidate, biography, age, family and education

With Friday set to be the last day for filing nomination papers, the seat for Kaiserganj will go to polls on May 20 during the fifth polling phase.

BJP names Karan Bhushan Singh as MP candidate

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced Karan Bhushan Singh as their candidate for the Kaiserganj Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. This means that the party is dropping his father and sitting MP, Brij Bhushan Singh. Bhushan, who is a former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president, is currently facing sexual harassment allegations from six female wrestlers.

Despite having won the seat since 2009, he will now step down from the role. The BJP’s decision to choose his son comes as a move to maintain a balancing act, as Singh previously refused to back down. In fact, Singh even went to the extent of launching an early election campaign in the constituency.

Karan Bhushan Singh bio

Karan Bhushan Singh is the intending MP candidate for the Kaiserganj Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. He was born 13 December, 1990, and he is the youngest son of Brij Bhushan Singh.

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He is married and has a son and daughter. He also has a brother named Pratik Bhushan Singh while his mother is Ketki Devi Singh.

Education

Karan holds a law degree and has completed a business management course in Australia. He is also a national-level double-trap shooter.

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Karan Bhushan completed his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and law from Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University.

Earlier positions

Karan is the president of the Cooperative Village Development Bank in Nawabganj, Gonda.

Earlier this year, in February, Karan was appointed as president of the Uttar Pradesh Wrestling Association. Karan succeeded his father, who previously served for 12 years in the same role. Prior to that, Karan served as the vice-president of the association for over 8 years. Interestingly, after his appointment, several athletes, including Olympic medallists like Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik, opposed the move.

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The athletes claimed that the government had earlier promised that neither Brij Bhushan nor his relatives or associates would govern the sport. Notably, Karan also serves as the chief of Cooperative Village Development Bank in Gonda.

Meanwhile, the BSP has named Narendra Pandey as their intending candidate from Kaiserganj. However, the SP has not declared their candidate from the seat as of now.

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