Minister of Communication (independent charge) and also Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha started his political career when he was elected as president of Banaras Hindu University Students Union in 1982. A three time BJP MP in Lok Sabha, he represents Ghazipur in the Lower House. He was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time in 1996 and repeated the term in 1999. As the junior Minister for Railways, Sinha handled key assignments including the task to connect several cities in eastern Uttar Pradesh. His efforts of working with a vision to digitally empower the huge chunk of population particularly in rural areas who are still deprived of IT revolution are commendable.
Manoj Sinha holds a B. Tech degree in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi (earlier called IT-BHU).