|Constituency||Rajya Sabha elected from JD(U)|
|Cabinet Minister for Excise and Prohibition Government of Bihar|
|Born||Ramdihra, Bhojpur, Bihar, India|
|Political party||Rashtriya Janata Dal|
|Children||Four(Two Daughter and Two Son)|
Shivanand Tiwari (born 1943)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). 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. After his stint with Nitish's Janata Dal (U), he re-joined Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD.
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As of April 2012 [update] , Tiwari has held the following posts:
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