Hon'ble Speaker
Cabinet Minister
  • Shimla Address : Annadale View, Chaura Maidan, Shimla-4.
  • Permanent Address : Bandla Tea Estate, Palampur, Distt. Kangra.
Past Speaker's Back
        Son of Shri Bansi Lal Butail; born on 25th July, 1941 at Palampur (Bandla,), Distt. Kangra; B.A., L.L.B.; married to Smt. Beena Butail on 12th June, 1966; one son and three daughters; Agriculturist and Horticulturist.

        A social worker of repute; elected President, Lions Club, Palampur (twice); helped Co-operative Tea Industry to attain viability; Chairman, Co-operative Tea Factory, Palampur and Vice President, DAV Public School, Palampur.

        Elected to State Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1985 and again in 1993, 1998 and 2003.

        Remained Chief Parliamentary Secretary from 20 October, 1995 to March 1998 (independent charge) for Food & Civil supplies Department and attached to the Chief Minister for Public Relations, Public Works and Housing Departments; Revenue Minister 6 March, 2003 to 5 July, 2005; and Political Advisor to the Chief Minister, January 2005 to December 2007.

        Elected to the State Legislative Assembly for the fifth time in 2012 and unanimously elected Speaker of the H.P. Vidhan Sabha on 09-01-2013.

  • Special Interest : Horticulture (especially tea cultivation).
  • Languages Known : English, Hindi and Punjabi.
  • Conferences/Seminars Attended : 59th CPA Conference at Johannesburg, South Africa, 2013
  • Travels Abroad : STUDY TOUR:- Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania

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