Dinesh Sharma

Indian politician, former Deputy CM of UP, Minister of Science & IT

Early life and education 

Born in Lucknow, UP. Graduated from Lucknow University with a degree in mathematics 

Political career 

Began political career in BJP in 1991. Elected to Lucknow Municipal Corporation in 1995. Served as Mayor from 2006 to 2017.

Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh 

Appointed Deputy CM of UP by Yogi Adityanath in 2017. Held this position until 2022 

Minister of Science and Technology 

Responsible for the development of science and technology in UP 

Minister of Electronics and Information Technology 

Responsible for the development of the state's IT infrastructure 


Credited with several achievements during his time as Deputy CM, including improving law and order, constructing new roads and bridges, and promoting education and healthcare

Future plans 

Plans to continue to play a prominent role in UP politics