Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi NCT of Delhi Lok Sabha Election 2019 Meenakshi Lekhi
Constituency : New Delhi(NCT of Delhi)
Party Name : Bhartiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Bhagwan Khanna
Mother's Name : Smt. Amarlata Khanna
Date of Birth : 30 Apr 1967
Place of Birth : New Delhi
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 11 Apr 1992
Spouse's Name : Shri Aman Lekhi
No.of Sons : 2
Educational Qualifications :
B.Sc. (Hons), LL.B.
Educated at Hindu College and Campus Law Centre - I, Delhi University, Delhi
Profession :
Advocate
Political and Social Worker

Positions Held

2010
National Vice President, BJP Mahila Morcha
May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
12 June 2014 onwards
Member, House Committee
1 Sep. 2014 20 July 2016
Member, Committee on Privileges
Member, Press Council of India
Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development
11 Dec. 2014 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
20 July 2016 onwards
Chairperson, Committee on Privileges
3 Nov. 2017
Member, Press Council of India

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Many articles on varied subjects.

Social And Cultural Activities

Actively associated with social & cultural activities for securing justice for women & children; Joint Secretary, Blind Relief Association

Special Interests

Skill development, Ecology & Environment

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading & Travelling

Sports and Clubs

Watching Soccer

Countries Visited

Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Switzerland and U.K.

Other Information

Enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1990; started practicing at the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, other Courts, tribunals and forums in Delhi and other parts of the country and argued a wide variety of matters such as bails, revisions, trials, appeals, criminal writs, Prevention of Corruption Act/Customs Act/FERA prosecutions, domestic violence and Family Law dispute. 

She has been part of the Drafting Committees for Bills like ‘Women Reservation Bill’ and ‘Problem of Sexual Harassment at Workplace’ and also played an active role in the drafting of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013 which provided for amending the existing laws related to sexual violence. She was lawyer for the victim in the Shanti Mukund Hospital rape case and represented media in the Court to get the ban on media coverage of case proceedings in the Nirbhaya rape case revoked and was successful in the effort and also took up the case of permanent commissioning of women officers in the Indian Armed Forces. She has been in the National Commission for Women (NCW)’s special Committee, Chairperson of Special Task Force on Women Empowerment, Vice Chairperson of JPM, Blind School, new Delhi and Joint Secretary, Blind Relief Association.

As a National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), she has been successfully articulating, advocating and campaigning BJP’s policies, programs and campaigns; and participates in various television shows on matters on National and International importance.

 

 

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