Son of late Pt. Sant Ram(Ex. Minister H.P. Govt.); born at Paprola, Distt. Kangra on 2nd August, 1972; Graduate; married to Smt. Reena Sharma; One daughter; Agriculturist and Transporter.
Remained Secretary, NSUI, Distt. Kangra, 1991; General Secretary: Youth Congress, Distt. Kangra, 1994, ii) State Youth Congress, 1996-2003; President, Kangra Yuva Kala Manch, 1997; Member, State Congress Committee (PCC), 2002; General Secretary, PCC; and Spokesperson, PCC 2009 onwards.
Elected to Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in 2003; reelected in 2007 from Baijnath Assembly Constituency which after the delemitation has reserved for S.C. Remained Parliamentary Secretary , 18-04-2005 to 18-8-2005; Member, Public Accounts, Library and Member Amenity and Rural Planning Committees.
Elected again to State Legislative Assembly in December 2012 for consecutive third term and inducted into Council of Minister as Urban Development Minister with additional charge of Housing,Town & Country Planning.
- Additional Charge:Housing,Town & Country Planning.
- Languages Known : Hindi and English.
- Travels Abroad : USA,UAE,Singapore,Israel, HongKong, China, Nepal, Japan, Srilanka and U.K.
- Favourite Pastime : Writing, music, sports and travelling