Famous People of Kurmi Caste

Know the names of famous people belonging to Kurmi Caste.

Seewoosagur ramgoolam belongs to kurmi caste

Kurmi Kshatriyas / Kurmis who are also known as Patidars in Gujarat have a global presence in the 21st century. The community has produced countless number of great leaders in different fields of life. This article is dedicated to honor such people and make people aware of the global presence and important contribution made by the Patels globally.

Here is a list of famous people belonging to Kurmi Kshatriya Community. The list will be updated regularly to include more names in the coming days.

Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar : He is the current Chief Minister of Bihar. He was born in Nalanda district of Bihar. He has held several other high positions like Minister of Railways, Minister of Agriculture,Minister of Surface Transport in Central Government. He has received several awards and recognition like he has been the Forbes’ “India’s Person of the Year”, 2010; He was also Ranked 77th in Foreign Policy Magazine’ top 100 global thinkers 2012. He belongs to Awadhia Kurmi Caste from Nalanda, Bihar.

Seewoosagur Ramgoolam belongs to the kurmi caste with ancestral origin from Bihar.
Seewoosagur
Ramgoolam

Seewoosagur Ramgoolam : He is the first Prime minister of Mauritius. His family has its origin from Bihar, India. He is an Alma mater of London School of Economics and University College London. He has also held the post of Governor General of Mauritius, Chief minister of Mauritius. He is often referred to as Chacha Ramgoolam. He belongs to Kurmi Caste and his origins from Bihar, India.

Navin Ramgoolam

Navin Ramgoolam : He is the Son of Seewoosagur Ramgoolam who later became the third Prime Minister of Mauritius. His ancestors are from Bihar, India. He belongs to Kurmi Caste and his ancestral origin from Bihar.

Jyotiraditya Scindia : He is an Indian Politician from Gwalior region of Madhya Pradesh. He is the part of Scindia Dynasty that once officially ruled over Gwalior region of Madhya Pradesh. He is often referred to as Maharaja. Maharaja Jyotiraditya Scindia ji belongs to Kurmi Caste from Madhya Pradesh.

Anupriya Patel ji belongs the Kurmi caste which is also known as patidar caste in gujarat.
Anupriya Patel

Anupriya Patel : She is a Member of Parliament from Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh. She has formerly held the position of Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare in Central Government. She belongs to the Kurmi caste from Uttar Pradesh.

Cheddi Jagan belongs to the Kurmi caste.
Cheddi Jagan

Cheddi Jagan : He was the 4th President of British Guyana. Formerly, he was the 1st Premier of British Guyana and the 1st Chief Minister of British Guyana. He has his origins from Uttar Pradesh, India. He belongs to Kurmi Caste from Uttar Pradesh.

Bhupesh Baghel : He is the current Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. He comes from a family with farming background. He was first Minister for Revenue, Public Health Engineering and Relief Work of Chhattisgarh. He belong to Kurmi caste from Chhattisgarh.

Dev Patel : He is a British Actor who has done several films and television series. His parents are from Kenya who later migrated to Britain. The family has its ancestral origin from Gujarat, India. He belongs to Kurmi Community which is also known as Patidar in Gujarat.

RCP Singh ji belongs to the Kurmi Kshatriya Caste.
RCP Singh

RCP Singh : He is currently a member of parliament, Rajya Sabha. He is a former IAS officer who later became the principal secretary of the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar. He was born in Nalanda District of Bihar. His daughter Lipi Singh is an IPS Officer in Bihar and is popularly Known as Lady Singham. RCP Singh belongs to Awadhiya Kurmi Caste from Nalanda, Bihar.

Jyotiraditya Scindia :He belongs to Scindia dynasty that once ruled in Gwalior. He is currently a Member of Parliament from Madhya Pradesh. He has formerly held the post of Minister of State (Independent charge) for Power.

Sone Lal Patel : He was a leader championing the cause of Social Justice and Social Equality. He made contributions in the formation of Bahujan Samaj Party but later drifted away and founded his own political party called Apna Dal. He was a MSc. topper and later did a doctorate in Physics. His daughter name is Anupriya Patel, who later became the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare in Central Government. He belongs to Kurmi Caste from Uttar Pradesh.

Hardik Patel : He is a social and political leader who fought for the inclusion of Patidar caste in OBC Category so that they could get the benefits of Reservations. He belongs to Gujarat and belongs to Kurmi Community which is also known as Patidar caste in Gujarat.

Vinay Katiyar : He is a founder president of Bajrang Dal. He has also hold the post for National general secretary of BJP and has been a Member of Parliament for both .i.e. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. He belongs to Kurmi caste and was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Shiv Kumar Patel : He was a bandit as per the police records but he has been called as a revolutionary and Robin hood by the local people. His first crime was a murder which was committed to avenge the death of his father. He was mainly active in the areas of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh border. His temple has been built in the year 2016 in Dhata town. He belongs to Kurmi Caste.

Sudesh Mahato : He was the deputy chief minister of Jharkhand. He is a sports Person and regularly plays football. He runs a academy which has received President award and has produced a silver medalist player in Asiad Olympics for India. He belongs to Kurmi Caste from Jharkhand.

Anandiben Patel : She is the current Governor of Uttar Pradesh. She has held several important posts in past like She was the Chief minister of Gujarat, She has also been the governor of Chattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. She has also held several ministries under the Gujarat Government. She is from Gujarat and belongs to Kurmi Community which is also known as Patidar Caste in Gujarat.

Santosh Gangwar : He is currently the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment. He has formerly hold the post of Minister of State for Finance and Minister of Textiles in Central Government. He has a degree in law and Science. He belongs to Kurmi Caste from Uttar Pradesh, India.

Kumar Ravi : He is a 2005 batch IAS officer and is currently posted as DM of Patna District in Bihar (Currently Posted in Patna as on 1st August 2020). He secured All India Rank 10 in the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2005 and was also the OBC Topper with Rank 1 under the OBC Category{1}{2}. Kumar Ravi belongs to Kurmi Caste from Nalanda District of Bihar.

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