Hon'ble Member Legislative Assembly
|Shimla Address :Set No. 401& 402 Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Vidhayak Sadan, Shimla-171004.|
|Permanent Address :Village Rainta, PO Dhawala, Teh. Dehra, Distt. Kangra, (HP).|
|Mobile Number :9418091115|
Son of Late Shri Roop Lal; born on 12th April, 1951 at Village Kathog (Jawalamukhi), Distt. Kangra; Matric; married to Smt. Raj Kumari; two sons and three daughters; Agriculturist and Social Worker.
Inspired people of Jawalamukhi to work hard and to take up agriculture and horticulture scientifically.
Remained Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Dhawala, 1978-88; Vice-President and President, Panchayat Samiti, Dehra during 1988-93 and 1993-97 respectively; Member, Zila Parishad, Kangra, 1997-98; President, B.J.P., Distt. Kangra; and Vice-President State B.J.P.
Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in 1998 as an Independent; re-elected in 2003& 2007 on Bharatiya janata Party ticket.
Remained Minister for Irrigation and Public Health from March 1998 to 01st March 2001 and from 03 April, 2001 to December, 2007; also remained Member, Public Accounts and Human Development Committees during, 2003-07; and Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister , 09th January, 2008 - December, 2012.
Re-elected to the thirteenth Vidhan Sabha (4th term) in December, 2017 and nominated as Chairman, Estimates Committee and Member, Library and Member Amenities Committee .
Special Interests: Social Service and providing monetary help to the poor.
Languages Known: Hindi, English and Punjabi