Manoj Kumar Paras was a member of the 16th & 17th Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh. He represents the Nagina constituency under the Bijnor district and is a member of the Samajwadi Party. Manoj Kumar Paras has been an MLA for two-term; in the 2022 elections, he won the seat by defeating Dr. Yashwant from Bharatiya Janata Party with 26451 votes.
Manoj Kumar Paras’ total declared assets are Rs 4.2 crore, including Rs 2.3 Crore in moveable assets and Rs 1.9 Crore as immovable assets. His total reported income is Rs 19.5 Lac, of which Rs 5.6 Lac is self income. He has total liabilities of Rs 27.1 lakh. The election affidavit mentioned four criminal cases registered against him, and he is 54 years old.