Kuldeep Bishnoi is an Indian politician. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In 2022, he served as a member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly from Adampur in Hisar, Haryana for the fourth time. He is associated with the Congress Central Working Committee (CWC) as its member. Kuldeep Bishnoi is the founder of the political party named Haryana Janhit Congress, which he founded in 2007 and is known as a breakaway faction of the Indian National Congress.Kuldeep Bishnoi is known for being the son of former Union Cabinet Minister (Agriculture; Environment & Forests) and three-time Chief Minister of Haryana, Bhajan Lal Bishnoi. His wife Renuka Bishnoi was a Member of the Legislative Assembly from Hansi (Hisar district) in Haryana. His elder son, Bhavya Bishnoi entered into politics in 2019. Bhavya contested the legislative elections from the Hisar constituency in 2019 and lost. Bhavya was defeated by his opponent Brijendra Singh, a BJP leader and a bureaucrat-turned-politician and son of former Union minister Birender Singh. In October 2022, Bhavya earned a ticket from the BJP to contest the elections from the Adampur assembly constituency in Haryana. Kuldeep’s younger son, Chaitanya Bishnoi, is a professional cricketer. He is a player with Chennai Super Kings in the IPL and Haryana in the Ranji Trophy. Kuldeep has a daughter named Sia Bishnoi who studies and lives in New York, USA. Kuldeep Bishnoi and his family.In 1998, Kuldeep Bishnoi was chosen as the Member of the Legislative assembly from the Adampur constituency in Haryana. Reportedly, till 2022, his family has never lost a seat in this constituency since 1968. In 2004, he contested the Bhiwani in the Lok Sabha elections in which he defeated his opponents the sons of Om Prakash Chautala (who was serving as Chief Minister of Haryana at the time) and Bansi Lal (former Chief Minister of Haryana).In 2007, Kuldeep Bishnoi founded his own political party named Haryana Janhit Congress – (HJC) (BL). He was supported by his father, Bhajan Lal Bishnoi in the formation of this party soon after he was dismissed from the Indian National Congress. The reason for Kuldeep Bishnoi’s dismissal was that he made a public statement in which he blamed the then Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, for promoting the special economic zones (SEZs) on fertile land, which led to hurt the interests of farmers. Kuldeep Bishnoi posing with Bhupinder Singh Hooda.In October 2009, during the state assembly elections, his party contested 89 seats of the 90 constituencies in Haryana and won the seats in seven constituencies. He was the winner of the Adampur constituency and was appointed as an MLA. His father won the Hisar Lok Sabha constituency seat and became a Member of Parliament. However, soon after the results of the elections, six out of seven elected representatives of the Haryana Janhit Congress – (HJC) (BL) party transferred their support to the Indian National Congress when they were given the allure of the ministerial posts. Soon, he approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the betrayers and won. In the verdict of the case, the Punjab and Haryana High Court cited that these defectors were disqualified from being members of the Haryana Legislative Assembly.The Chandigarh police lathi-charged Kuldeep Bishnoi and his party workers in March 2010 when they were protesting against the increasing rates of commercial products and unemployment. He was campaigning against the unfair government rules and policies for the farmers. Kuldeep Bishnoi during a protest in Chandigarh.In 2011, Kuldeep Bishnoi’s father passed away, and soon after the death of Bhajan Lal, his party HJC entered into an alliance with BJP. The alliance was officially announced by the well-known BJP leaders BJP president Nitin Gadkari, party leader Sushma Swaraj, former Minister Prof. Ganeshi Lal, along with HJC co-founder Kuldeep Bishnoi, in a press conference. In the same year, he contested from the same constituency and defeated Ajay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Jai Prakash of the Indian National Congress. Kuldeep Bishnoi while attending a political rally in Haryana.In 2014, the alliance between HJC-BJP broke before the state assembly elections. HJC claimed that BJP failed to keep the terms and conditions of the alliance.In 2016, Kuldeep Bishnoi merged his party, HJC, with the Indian National Congress after meeting the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Before June 2022, he was serving as a Special Invitee to the Congress Working Committee (CWC). In 2018, he worked as a campaigner for the Rajasthan Assembly elections.In 2019, during the state assembly elections, Kuldeep Bishnoi was re-elected from the Adampur constituency after he defeated his opponent and social media star Sonali Phogat by a margin of 29782 votes.