Jitin Prasada is an Indian politician and former Minister of State for Human Resources during his tenure in the Indian National Congress. In 2009, Jitin won by 184,509 votes in the 15th Lok Sabha elections and represented Dhaurahra (Lok Sabha constituency) of district Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, India.In 1992, Jitin Prasada attended the Doon School in Dehradun with his colleagues and Indian politicians Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo, and Dushyant Singh.In 1999, Jitendra Prasada, father of Jitin Prasada, was a veteran Congress leader. Jitendra Prasada challenged the leadership of Rahul Gandhis mother Sonia Gandhi.In 2000, Prasada was among the 23 Congress rebels, often termed as G23, who wrote a letter to the Indian National Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi about the organizational challenges that the Congress party was seeking to establish its fixed roots in India. However, Sonia Gandhi made it clear that the letter was not to defame the ruling procedure of congress. Sonia Gandhi said that it was unfortunate that the top leaders of congress were protesting. Jitin Prasada faced the harsh consequences of being a part of the complaining group.In 2000, in the Congress Working Committee meeting, Ambika Soni said in a fit of rage to Jitin Prasada and reminded him of the history of his father late Jitendra Prasada who lost against Sonia Gandhi in the party president elections in 2000.Jitin Prasad started his career as a general secretary in 2001 with Indian Youth Congress Party.In 2004, Jitin won his first election and was elected Member of the Parliament from his hometown constituency of Shahjahanpur, UP in the 14th Lok Sabha elections.Jitin Prasad was inducted as Minister of State for Steel in April 2008 and was regarded as one of the youngest ministers in the Cabinet in his first tenure as a Member of the Parliament, India.Jitin Prasad fought and won the election from Dhaurara Lok Sabha constituency of district Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, India when his hometown bastion Shahjahanpur came under the delimitation process.In 2008, Jitin Prasada laid down the foundation stone of a Steel factory in his constituency Dhaurara Lok Sabha constituency of district Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, India.