Himachal Pradesh
13th Legislative Assembly ( Vidhan Sabha )
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Hon'ble Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Minister
Virender Kanwar
Sh. Virender Kanwar
Kutlehar -[45]- UNA
Shimla Address :Mainsfield, Shimla171002.
Permanent Address :Village Gehra, P.O. Harot, Tehsil Bangana, Distt. Una, (HP).
Mobile Number :9418480444
Email :v[dot]kanwar[at]nic[dot]in
  • Son of Late Shri Jagjit Singh; born on 29th January, 1964 at Village Deev, Tehsil Nadaun, Distt. Hamirpur; B.A., LL.B and Diploma in Pharmacy; married to Smt. Meena Kumari; one son and   one daughter; Agriculturist.

     Joined  RSS since childhood; Convener, ABVP, Distt. Hamirpur, 1981-85; General Secretary BJYM, Distt.Una, 1993-96; President, BJYM, Distt.Una, 1996–2000; Member, State BJP Executive Committee, 2003-06; and President, BJP Distt. Una, 2004-2008; also remained Up-Pradhan, Gram Panchyat, Plahta, 1999-2001; and Member, Zila Parishad Una, 2001-2003.

    Elected to State Legislative Assembly in 2003; re-elected in December 2007  and December 2012;  remained Member, Public Accounts & Human Development Committees from January 2013 to   July 2009 ;  Chief Parliamentary Secretary (Attached with Public Works Minister and Education  Minister) from 09th   July 2009 to December, 2012; and Member, Public Undertakings , Public Administration and  Privileges Committees, 2013-2017.

     Re-elected to the thirteenth Vidhan Sabha (4th term) in December,  2017 and inducted into Council of Ministers as a  Rural Development   & Panchyati Raj Minister  along with portfolios of  Animal Husbandry and   Fisheries on 27th December, 2017.

    Social Activities: Established kamdenu Manav Seva Trust for  sheltering stray  animals. Also aware masses for the preservation of environment  & tree plantation and organizing blood donation camps.

    Languages Known: Hindi and English.

    Travels Abroad: Hong Kong, Macau, Dubai.