Shivanand Tiwari

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Shivanand Tiwari
Constituency Rajya Sabha elected from JD(U)
Former MP
In office
Cabinet Minister for Excise and Prohibition Government of Bihar
In office
Personal details
Born Ramdihra, Bhojpur, Bihar, India
Political party Rashtriya Janata Dal
Spouse(s) Bimla Tiwary
Children Four(Two Daughter and Two Son)
Residence Patna

Shivanand Tiwari (born 1943) [1] is a prominent politician from Bhojpur district, Bihar who was a member and an officer of the Janata Dal (United) (JD (U)) political party, which he represented in the Rajya Sabha. First he was a prominent leader and spokesperson of Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal party. Later he was the General Secretary and spokesman for the JD (U). [2] On 27 February 2014 he was denied renomination to Rajya Sabha, and expelled from the Nitish's Janata faction along with four other Lok Sabha members of the party. [3] After his stint with Nitish's Janata Dal (U), he re-joined Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD.

Posts held

As of April 2012, Tiwari has held the following posts: [1]


  1. 1 2 "Rajya Sabha MP biography". Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 2012-04-19.
  2. "General Secretaries". Janata Dal (United). Retrieved 2012-04-19.
  3. "News". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-02-27.