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.
After completing Basic Training Course 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; Commanded ITBP Battalion in highly militant infested areas of Jammu and Kashmir (twice); was involved in the development of a village near Delhi adopted under ‘Village Adoption Scheme’, Govt. of India; organized medical camps and 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.
Joined S.P.G., in 1985 and remained in it till 1997; received letter of appreciation from the former Prime Ministers late Shri Rajiv Gandhi and Shri Chander Shekhar, in recognition of his distinguished services; was felicitated also by the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh in appreciation of his contributions to the security and development of the State; recipient also of ‘President Police Medal’ (twice) for fighting against militancy and for his outstanding services during 2001 and 2007 respectively. Sought voluntary retirement from Central Govt. Service in 2007 and joined Indian National Congress in order to better serve the people of his constituency.
Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in 2007; remained member, Subordinate Legislation & Privilege Committees.
Re-elected to the State Legislative Assembly in December 2012; appointed Chairman, Privilege Committee and thereafter Chief Parliamentary Secretary.
- Special Interest : Interacting with the people of border and remote areas
- Languages Known : Hindi and English.
- Travels Abroad : While in S. P. G. visited following countries:Mauritius, Zimbabwe Harare), Russia (Moscow), Nepal (Kathmandu/Viratnagar), Burma(Rangoon), Germany (Bonn), France (Paris), United Kingdom (London), China(Beijing), South Africa (Johannesburg/Pretoria), Morocco (Casablanca), U.S.A. (Washington / Newyork) Mangolia, Italy (Rome), Kenya (Nairobi), Austria (Vienna)
- Favourite Pastime : Reading, horticulture, sports & cultural activities.