Himachal Pradesh
13th Legislative Assembly ( Vidhan Sabha )
Forest Minister
Rakesh Pathania
Sh. Rakesh Pathania
Nurpur -[6]-
Shimla Address :
Permanent Address :Village Jach, PO Basa-Baziran, Teh. Nurpur, District Kangra, (HP).
Mobile Number :9418020103
Email :pathania[dot]rakesh[at]yahoo[dot]com

Son of Col. Kahan Singh; born on 15th November, 1964 at Village Ladori, District Kangra; Graduate, educated at Pune, Allahabad and Amritsar; married; one son and one daughter; Political and Social Worker.

Began his political career in 1991; remained President, Bharatiya Janata Party Kisan Morcha, Distt. Kangra; State Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party Kisan Morcha; and Member, BJP State Executive.

Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in 1998 as BJP candidate; re-elected in December, 2007 as Independent.

 Remained Chairman, Tourism Development Corporation, 1998-2003.

Re-elected to the thirteenth   Vidhan Sabha (3rd term) in December 2017; nominated as Chairman, Public Administration Committee and Member, Public  Accounts & Rule and Library & Member Amenities Committees.

Sports: Swimming & athletics.