Jitu Patwari Wiki, Height, Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Jitu Patwari

Jitendra Patwari is an Indian politician and activist. He is a member of the Indian National Congress. He is the president of the Madhya Pradesh Congress. He was a Member of the Legislative Assembly from Rau Vidhan Sabha in Madhya Pradesh from 2018 to 2023.

Wiki/Biography

Jitendra Patwari was born on Monday, 19 November 1973 (age 50 years; as of 2023) in Bijalpur, a small town near Indore. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He pursued his schooling at Government Multi Malhar Ashram Higher Secondary School, Indore. He pursued a bachelor’s degree in Arts at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. He completed his LLB at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Indore in 1997. [1]DNA India

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Jitu Patwari

 

Family

Jitu Patwari belongs to an OBC farmer’s family in the Rau area of Indore. [2]The Print

Parents & Siblings

Jitu Patwari’s father, Ramesh Chandra Kodarlal Patwar, is an Indian National Congress leader, and his mother, Pirak Bai Patwari, is a homemaker.

Jitu Patwari with his parents

Jitu Patwari with his parents

Wife & Children

Jitu Patwari is married to Renuka Patwari, who is a homemaker. He has a daughter named Divyanshi Patwari and two sons named Aman Patwari and Krishnamani Patwari.

Jitu Patwari with his son

Jitu Patwari with his son

Jitu Patwari with his wife and daughter Divyanshi Patwari

Jitu Patwari with his wife and daughter Divyanshi Patwari

Religion

Jitu Patwari follows Hinduism.

Jitu Patwari praying at the Maa Sharda Temple in Maihar, Madhya Pradesh

Jitu Patwari praying at the Maa Sharda Temple in Maihar, Madhya Pradesh

Address

1250, Main Road, Bijalpur, Indore

Signature

Jitu Patwari's signature

Jitu Patwari’s signature

Career

Politics

In 2013, Jitu Patwari contested in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly election as an Indian National Congress candidate from the Rau constituency and won against Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Jeetu Jirati with a margin of 18,559 votes. In 2018, he contested the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections from the Rau constituency and won against the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Madhu Verma with a margin of 5,703 votes.

Jitu Patwari during a rally organised by the Madhya Pradesh Congress

Jitu Patwari during a rally organised by the Madhya Pradesh Congress

In December 2018, he was appointed as the Cabinet Minister of Higher Education, Youth and Sports Affairs in the Government of Madhya Pradesh; however, he resigned in March 2020 because of the 2020 Madhya Pradesh political crisis. In 2018, he was also appointed as the working president of the Madhya Pradesh Congress. On 1 April 2020, he became the chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Media Cell. [3]Deccan Herald In 2023, he again contested the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Election from the Rau constituency but lost. On 16 December 2023, he was appointed as the president of the Madhya Pradesh Congress.

 

Controversies

Cases Pending

  • 2 charges related to voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant from his duty (IPC Section-332)
  • 1 charge related to punishment for criminal intimidation (IPC Section-506)
  • 8 charges related to disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant (IPC Section-188)
  • 3 charges related to assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty (IPC Section-353)
  • 2 charges related to mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees (IPC Section-427)
  • 2 charges related to punishment for Rioting (IPC Section-147)
  • 2 charges related to obscene acts and songs (IPC Section-294)
  • 2 charges related to negligent acts likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life (IPC Section-269)
  • 1 charge related to punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence, and where no express provision is made for its punishment (IPC Section-109)
  • 1 charge related to wearing garb or carrying a token used by a public servant with fraudulent intent (IPC Section-171)
  • 1 charge related to rioting, armed with a deadly weapon (IPC Section-148)
  • 1 charge related to punishment for wrongful restraint (IPC Section-341)
  • 1 charge related to negligent conduct for fire or combustible matter (IPC Section-285)
  • 1 charge related to acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention (IPC Section-34)
  • 1 charge related to punishment for criminal trespass (IPC Section-447)
  • 1 charge related to every member of unlawful assembly guilty of the offence committed in prosecution of a common object (IPC Section-149)

Assets & Properties

Movable Assets

  • Cash: Rs. 1,50,000
  • Bank Deposits: Rs. 1,01,918
  • Motor Vehicles: Rs. 46,00,000
  • Other Assets (LIC or other insurance Policies): Rs. 53,331

Immovable Assets

  • Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 1,20,72,500
  • Agricultural Land: Rs. 8,49,26,250

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2023-2024. It excludes the assets owned by his wife. [4]My Neta

Car Collection

Jitu Patwari owns two cars a Pajero Sports Model 2016, and a Ford Endeavor 2021 model.

Net Worth

Jitu Patwari’s net worth for the financial year 2023-2024 was estimated to be Rs. 15 crores. [5]My Neta It excludes the net worth of his wife.

Facts/Trivia

  • Jitu Patwari’s grandfather, Kodarlal Patwari, was a freedom fighter during the Indian independence movement.
  • Jitu Patwari enjoys playing Volleyball and Tennis.
  • Jitu Patwari is described as a fitness enthusiast by other leaders of the Madhya Pradesh Congress. In an interview, while talking about Jitu, they said,

    He is a fitness enthusiast who works out regularly. He also helped build akharas during his stint as MLA after local wrestlers demanded a gym”

  • In 2017, he actively took part in the 2017 protests against the killing of five farmers, allegedly by the police, in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh. [6]The Indian Express
  • During the campaigning of the 2023 Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, Jitu was often seen cycling in his constituency in the mornings.

    Jitu Patwari cycling in his constituency

    Jitu Patwari cycling in his constituency

  • In December 2019, he actively supported Bharat Jodo Yatra and was often seen accompanying Rahul Gandhi during the rallies.

    Jitu Patwari (right) alongwith Rahul Gandhi during the Bharat Jodo Yatra in 2022

    Jitu Patwari (right) along with Rahul Gandhi during the Bharat Jodo Yatra in 2022

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