A Farmer, politician and former IT professional Mr. Umesh Nandkumar Patel is one of the most popular and dynamic youth leaders of Indian National Congress.
Currently serving as cabinet minister of Chhattisgarh, Mr. Patel is two times the Member of Legislative Assembly representing Kharsia constituency.
Following the footprints of his father Shaheed Nand Kumar Patel, Umesh is committed to fighting for the rights of people of his motherland.
Although Mr. Umesh Nandkumar Patel belongs to a political family, he chose to get well educated and settled down in abroad. Following his dreams, he opted for engineering course and get a decent job outside Chhattisgarh.
Mr. Umesh Patel completed his schooling from Government primary school, Nandeli, Raigarh and moved to Bhopal for his higher secondary certification.
Ever since during his school days, he was keen towards science & technology and hence, he ended up getting graduated with Bachelors of Engineering in Information & Technology.
After he successfully nailed his engineering career, he worked as an IT professional in two of the top IT companies, Cap Gemini Hyderabad & HSBC America.
Shaheed Politician & Cabinet Minister of Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh region, Shri Nandkumar Patel was born on 8th November 1953 to Shri. Mahendra Singh Patel & Smt. Indumati Patel a family of farming in Nandeli.
2018 was going to be another year of competition for Umesh Nandkumar Patel as after 5 years of journey in politics & leadership as Youth President of Chhattisgarh Congress Committee, it was the Assembly elections again.
The year 2013 was a major turn over for the lives of people of Kharsia as well as Mr. Umesh Nand Kumar Patel. Kharsia Consituency which is one among the Vidhan Sabha Constituency in the state of Chhattisgarh drastically lost their prime leader, the voice of the public of Kharsia; Shaheed Nand Kumar Patel who was killed by the naxalites in jheeram Valley naxal attack.