Hon'ble Member Legislative Assembly
|Shimla Address :Set No.- 202, Old Metropole MLA Hostel, Shimla-171001.|
|Permanent Address :Village & P.O. Deothi, Tehsil Rampur, District Shimla,(HP).|
|Mobile Number :9418029977|
Son of Late Shri Pyare Lal; born on 16th April, 1954 at Deothi (Rampur Bushahr), Distt. Shimla; M.A. (Political Science), educated at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla; married to Smt. Satya; one son; Political and Social worker.
Immediately after training from I.T.B.P. Academy was inducted into Commando Contingent, (I.T.B.P.); actively involved in the security arrangement to International events i.e. Asiad, 1982, ii) Non-Aligned Meet, 1983, and iii) Commonwealth Conference, 1984; Joined S.P.G., (for the security of the Prime Minister and Ex-Prime Ministers) in 1985 and remained their till 1997; received letter of appreciation from the former Prime Ministers Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi and Late Shri Chander Shekhar, in recognition for his distinguished outstanding services.
Commanded ITBP Battalion in highly militant infested areas of Jammu and Kashmir (twice); recipient of ‘President Police Medal for meritorious services' in 2001 and 'President Police Medal for distinguishes services for fighting against militancy and outstanding services. Also felicitated by the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh in appreciation for contribution to the security and development of the State.
Under ‘Village Adoption Scheme’, Govt. of India undertook developmental works under Border Area Development Programme; worked also for inculcating a sense of security amongst the people of Jammu & Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh.
Sought voluntary retirement from Central Govt. Service in 2007. Joined Indian National Congress in order to better serve the people of his constituency.
Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in 2007; re-elected in 2012; remained member, Subordinate Legislation & Privileges Committees. Chairman, Privileges Committee, January, 2013-May, 2013; and Chief Parliamentary Secretary 13th May, 2013 to 20th December, 2017.
Re-elected to the thirteenth Vidhan Sabha (3rd term) in December, 2017; nominated as Member, Welfare, and Rural Planning Committees.
Special Interest: Interacting with the people of border and remote areas.
Favorite Pastime: Reading, horticulture, sports & cultural activities.
Languages Known: Hindi and English.
Travels Abroad: While in S. P. G. visited following countries: Mauritius, Zimbabwe Harare), Russia (Moscow), Nepal (Katmandu/ Viratnagar), Burma (Rangoon), Germany (Bonn), France (Paris), United Kingdom (London), China(Beijing), South Africa (Johannesburg/Pretoria), Morocco (Casablanca), U.S.A. (Washington/ New York) Mongolia, Italy (Rome), Kenya (Nairobi), Austria (Vienna)