Kirron Kher

Chandigarh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Kirron Kher
Constituency : Chandigarh
Party Name : Bhartiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Lt. Col. Thakar Singh
Mother's Name : Smt. Diljit Kaur
Place of Birth : Bengaluru (Karnataka)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 26 Aug 1985
Spouse's Name : Shri Anupam Kher
No.of Sons : 1
Educational Qualifications :
M.A. (English Literature), Diploma in Indian Theatre
Educated at Punjab University, Chandigarh
Profession :
Actress in Film/Theatre/Television
Social Worker

Positions Held

May 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Consulative Committee, Ministry of Tourism and Culture
7 Jan. 2015 onwards
Member, Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Wrote columns in newspapers, won two National Awards for Best Jury and Best Actress. Won Best Actress International Award – five in total. Doing a show called India’s Got Talent where talent from all over India takes part

Social And Cultural Activities

Brand Ambassador for LAADLI, a campaign against female foeticide and infanticide. Work for ROKO CANCER. Closely associated with Beti Bachao Andolan in Madhya Pradesh and Haryana. Trying for a Good Samaritan Law in India to protect accident bystanders and victims.

Special Interests

Handloom preservation, arts and crafts, senior citizens and children. Women’s rights and handloom weavers conditions. Preservation of national monuments and boosting tourism.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading, watching movies, encouraging handlooms, travelling and interacting with people

Sports and Clubs

Played Badminton for the University, State and Country for many years in school and collage and won many tournaments.

Countries Visited

Australia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldives, Muscat, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, U.A.E., U.K. and U.S.A.



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Source : Election Commission of India