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Uma Ragini Bharti, is an Indian politician. She was born in Tikamgarh District, Madhya Pradesh to a religious Lodhi Rajput family and from a very young age, started holding discourses on Indian Epics. Raised under the care of the late Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia of Gwalior, Uma Bharati, along with Sadhvi Ritambhara, played a prominent part in the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi Movement. Her signature slogan during the movement was, "राम-लाला हम आएंगे, मदिंर वही बनाएंगे!" ("Ramlala Hum Aayenge, Mandir Wahin Banayenge") which translates to "Dear Ram come we will, build a mandir here we will".
At a young age, she became involved with the Bharatiya Janata Party. She contested her first Parliamentary elections in 1984, but lost. In 1989, she successfully contested the Khajurao seat, and retained it in elections conducted in 1991, 1996 and 1998. In 1999, she switched over and won the Bhopal seat. In the Vajpayee Administration, she held various state-level portfolios of Human Resource Development, Tourism, Youth Affairs & Sports, and finally Coal & Mines.
In the 2003 Assembly polls, she led the BJP to a three fourths majority in Madhya Pradesh. She defeated her Congress opponent from the Malehra seat with a 25% margin.
Uma Bharati resigned from the post of Chief Minister in August 2004, when an ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Expertise from IITs to be Utilised for Cleaning Ganga: Uma Bharti
2014-07-07
New Delhi: Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti today said expertise from premier IITs would be utilised for cleaning Ganga River. "We will be using various technologies for rejuvenation of Ganga River. We will be utilising the services of IIT ...
(NDTV)
  1. Keep divisive politics away from Ganga project: Uma Bharti
  2. Has Uma Bharti done an U-turn on Ganga? Activists believe so
  3. Uma Bharti bats for uninterrupted flow of Ganga

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Clean Ganga Hindutva project row gets murkier: Uma Bharti slams Jairam ...
2014-07-07
New Delhi: Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti has lashed out at Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for accusing NDA government of making Clean Ganga a "Hindutva Project". She accused Jairam Ramesh of politicising the issue. “It's their lack of ...
(Daily Bhaskar)
  1. Ganga cleaning not a Hindutva project: Jairam Ramesh
  2. Clean Ganga Mission to Get Going From Monday
  3. Ganga cleaning not a Hindutva project: Ramesh

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Uma Bharti cautions officials against Maoist elements in Bundelkhand
2014-06-30
Jhansi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has cautioned local officials against the possibility of Maoist elements gaining ground in the backward Bundelkhand region due to unemployment and poverty. By : Jagran Post News Desk | Jagran Post ...
(Jagran Post)
  1. Bharti cautions officials vs Maoist in Bundelkhand

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Obstruction in flow of Ganga won't be allowed: Uma Bharti
2014-06-28
Nothing will be allowed to obstruct the flow of the Ganga or dirty its sacred waters, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday said. “We will spare no effort to ensure that the river flows relentlessly. No construction along its banks or ...
(Indian Express)
  1. Uma Bharti comes in support of Sai worship, refuses to comment on ...
  2. Uma Bharti supports Sai Baba worship
  3. Obstruction in flow of Ganga won't be allowed: Bharti

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Obstruction in flow of Ganga won't be allowed: Uma Bharti
2014-06-28
HARIDWAR: Nothing will be allowed to obstruct the flow of the Ganga or dirty its sacred waters, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti today said. "We will spare no effort to ensure that the river flows relentlessly. No construction along its banks ...
(Economic Times)
  1. Uma Bharti cautions officials against Maoist elements in Bundelkhand

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Govt preparing compact plan to rejuvenate Ganga, other rivers: Uma Bharti
2014-06-25
The Government is in the process of preparing a compact plan to rejuvenate river Ganga and the same parameters will be implemented to clean-up other rivers in the country, said Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on wednesday. "River Ganga is a ...
(Daily News & Analysis)
  1. No dearth of funds for Ganga cleaning, Uma Bharati says
  2. Experts to Chalk Out Action Plan to Clean up Toxins in River Ganga on 5 July
  3. Donate for Ganga clean-up project: Govt to India Inc

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Those involved in MPPEB scam should not be spared: Uma Bharti
2014-06-23
Bhopal: Amid growing demand to hand over the MPPEB scam probe to CBI, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti today said the accused involved in the case should not be spared at any cost. “I expect that the criminal (behind the Madhya Pradesh ...
(indiatvnews.com)
  1. Accused in MPPEB scam should not be spared Uma Bharti
  2. Madhya Pradesh exam scam: Let STF do its job first, says Uma Bharti

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Congress accuses Uma Bharti of involvement in PMT scam
2014-06-21
Congress, on Saturday, accused Union Minister Uma Bharti of involvement in the MP PMT scam. The Union Water Resources Minister is being accused of making recommendations for selection of candidates. MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is also ...
(Enewspaper of India)
  1. Uma Bharti accused in Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam Scam!
  2. Those involved in MPPEB scam should not be spared: Uma Bharti
  3. Those Involved in Madhya Pradesh Exam Scam Should Not Be Spared: Uma ...

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Uma Bharti meets Rajnath Singh over poor law and order situation in Uttar ...
2014-06-17
New Delhi, June 17 : Water Resources and River Development Minister, Uma Bharti met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday to express concern over the deteriorating situation of law and order in Uttar Pradesh. “Along with the deteriorating ...
(India.com)

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