Virender Kashyap

Shimla Himachal Pradesh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Virender Kashyap
Constituency :
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) 
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Late Shri Vishwa Ram Kashyap
Mother's Name : Late Smt. Daulat Devi Kashyap
Date of Birth :
05 Sep 1950
Place of Birth : Bhalawag, Distt. Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 13 Nov 1981
Spouse's Name : Smt. Daya Kashyap
No.of Sons : 3
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
M.Sc. (Physics)
Educated at Himachal Pradesh University, Himachal Pradesh
Profession :

Positions Held

Chairman, Himachal Pradesh Marketing Board
Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009
Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism & Transport
2010 onwards Chairman, Advisory Committee on Food Corporation of India, Himachal Pradesh
19 Feb. 2010 Member, Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
May, 2014
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
15 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Published fortnighty paper, "Him Jan Chetna" as an Editor and properietor

Social And Cultural Activities

Founder of "Samajik Dalit Pirit Uthan Sansthan" for the upliftment of socially depressed communities

Special Interests

Horticulture, farming and agriculture

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading books

Sports and Clubs


President, H.P. Wrestling Association affiliated with W.F.I. Cricket, Volley Ball and Badminton

Countries Visited

Egypt, Germany, Greece, Holland, Israel, Spain and Turkey

Other Information

Worked for the welfare of students as student leader of Himachal Pradesh University; worked for the welfare of teachers while serving in Himachal Pradesh Education Department as Lecturer of Physics; worked against the exploitation of farmer community in Himachal Pradesh; took part in various agitations of students, teachers and farmers especially fruits & vegetable growers continuously working and propagating for the cause of women and against their exploitation in the State of Himachal Pradesh for raising their voice against exploitation and for genuine demands



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Source : Election Commission of India