Riti Pathak

Riti Pathak (born 1 July 1977) is a member of the Lower House of Parliament in India from Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh who belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party. She was first elected to the Lok Sabha in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party from Sidhi seat of Madhya Pradesh, and won seat by defeating the INC candidate by a margin of 1,08,046 votes. She was re-elected to the 17th Loksabha in 2019. She won the Sidhi seat again by defeating the Congress candidate Shri Ajay Singh by a margin of 2,86,524 votes.


Riti Pathak (born Riti Pandey) was born on 1 July 1977 in Village Khatkhari of District Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh (present-day District Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh) to Smt. Shyama Pandey (Homemaker) and Shri Ramkaran Dev Pandey (Lawyer).

She was brought up in Rewa. She did her bachelor’s degree (BA) in history and Hindi literature followed by master’s degree in history (from Girls Degree College, Rewa). Then she completed her graduation in LLB(The Bachelor of Laws).

While in School and college she was also active in co-curricular activities and completed her all three NCC certificates by her graduation. She was Joint Secretary at GDC in 1994-95

In the year 1997, she married Shri Rajneesh Pathak.

M.A From Avdhesh Pratap Singh university, Rewa in 1999,
L.L.B From Avdhesh Pratap Singh University Rewa in 2002


With inspiration and support from her family, she started social works for women in her home constituency area. She was introduced to Politics when she contested for Jila Panchayat Adhyaksh, Sidhi and won. In 2014, she contested the election from constituency Sidhi of Madhya Pradesh and won by the margin of 1,08,046 votes. She was re-elected to the Loksabha in 2019. She is currently a sitting member of 17th Loksabha. She is interested in rural development.


  • 2019

    Riti Pathak was re-elected to the 17th Lok Sabha after defeating Ajay Singh of INC party from Sidhi constituency.

  • 2016

    Member, Committee on Public Accounts (1 May 2016 – 25 May 2019)

  • 2015

    Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women (5 February 2015 – 25 May 2019)

  • 2014

    Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Sanistation (1 September 2014 – 25 May 2019)

  • 2014

    Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel (1 September 2014 – 25 May 2019)

  • 2014

    Riti Pathak was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha after defeating Indrajeet Kumar of INC party from Sidhi constituency.

  • 2010

    Zila Panchayat Adhyaks (2010 to 2014)


Session Attendance
Budget Session 2019 100%
Winter Session 2018 82%
Monsoon Session 2018 100%
Budget Session 2018 97%
Winter Session 2017 100%
Monsoon Session 2017 100%
Budget Session 2017 97%
Winter Session 2016 95%
Monsoon Session 2016 100%
Budget Session 2016 P.2 92%
Budget Session 2016 P.1 88%
Winter Session 2015 100%
Monsoon Session 2015 88%
Budget Session 2015 89%
Winter Session 2014 91%
Budget Session 2014 100%
First Session 100%