Anurag Singh Thakuris a member of Lok Sabha from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh in India. He is the son of Prem Kumar Dhumal, the former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. He is third time MP. Member of 14, 15 and 16th Loksabha.He was first elected to Lok Sabha in May 2008 in a by poll as a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party. He won once again from Hamirpur representing BJP in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections. He was elected as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India in May 2016.On 29 July 2016 he became the first serving BJP Member of Parliament to become a regular commissioned Officer in the Territorial army.

Political Career

In May 2008, Thakur succeeded his father when he was elected as Member of Parliament of India's 14th Lok Sabha from Hamirpur constituency. He was re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha in 2009, and again re-elected in 2014 to the 16th Loksabha. Later, Thakur was appointed the president of the All India Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. Anurag Thakur led march from Kolkata to Lal Chowk in Srinagar under the banner of "Rashtriya Ekta Yatra" by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) to unfurl the National Flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on 26 January 2011

Thakur is a 3rd time elected Member of Parliament (LS) from the Hamirpur constituency in Himachal Pradesh—Member of Parliament (M.P) – 16th Lok Sabha (Won by a record margin) (Hamirpur,HP). Thakur is one of the youngest Parliamentarians in India today and received the Best Young Parliamentarian Award in 2011

Thakur is also the Founder of the Honour Our Women (HOW) Foundation, an initiative that works for creating social awareness about women's issues, safety and empowerment through seminars, street plays and involvement of various civil society stakeholders, celebrities, journalists and parliamentarians.

Territorial Army

In July 2016, Thakur became a part of the territorial army, becoming the first serving BJP Member of Parliament to become a regular commissioned Officer in the Territorial army.

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