Dr. Chhatrapal Singh Lodha
is an Indian politician
of the Bharatiya Janata Party
elected to Rajya Sabha from Orissa
.He is originally from Uttar Pradesh
state.He is a former union minister of state of India. He was minister of state in Vajpayee
He was disgraced after the sting operation by the media firm Cobrapost called Operation Duryodhana where he was caught on camera accepting a bribe of Rupees 15,000 (about US$ 350) for asking concocted questions in parliament. As a result, he was expelled from the Rajya Sabha.