Capt.(Retd.) Jagatvir Singh Drona Member of Parliament (MP) from Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Capt.(Retd.) Jagatvir Singh Drona

Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Constituency & State: Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 10,11,12

Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha


Father's Name	    	Shri Malikhan Singh Drona

Date of Birth	    	23 July 1939

Place of Birth	    	Rajugela, Distt. Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)

Marital Status	    	Married on 22 January 1969

Spouse's Name	    	Smt. Renu Drona

Children	    	One son and three daughters

Educational Qualifications  	

		Bachelor of Physical Education

		Educated at Lakshmibai National College of 
		Physical Education, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)

		Military Service, Political and Social Worker, 
		Trader, Sportsman, Teacher, Educationist and

Permanent Address  

		113/140, Swaroop Nagar, 
		(Uttar Pradesh)

		Tels. (0512) 290333, 214673, 214013

Present Address  

		204, North Avenue, 
		New Delhi-110001

		Tels. (011) 3792800, 3010167

Positions Held     

1990-92		President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.),
		Distt. Kanpur

1991		Elected to 10th Lok Sabha 

1991-96		Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel

1993		Deputy Chief Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha

1993-95		Member, Committee on Public Accounts 

1993-96		Member, Rules Committee

1994-96		Member,  Committee on Defence

		Member,  Committee on Steel

1996		Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1996-97		Member, Committee on Estimates

		Member,  Committee on Home Affairs

		Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

1997		Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee, Wakf Board

1998   		Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

		Secretary, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party

1998-99		Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism

		Member, Joint Committee on the Empowerment of Women
		and its Sub-Committee on Appraisal of Laws relating to
		Women - Criminal Laws

		Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways

Social and Cultural Activities  

Service to the handicapped and the downtrodden

Special Interests  

Organising tournaments, Kavi sammelans, free eye operation camps 
and cultural shows

Favourite Pastime and Recreation  

Sports, reading and cultural  activities

Countries Visited  

Widely travelled (11 Countries); Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation 
to 99th Inter-Parliamentary conference, Windhock, Namibia, 1998

Other Information  

President, Loha Vyapar Mandal, Kanpur, since 1984; Vice-President, 
(i) Federation of Iron and Steel Trade Association of India, Bombay,
since 1984; and (ii) Council for Child Welfare, Kanpur;  Manager, 
(i) Adarsh Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Kanpur; and (ii) Saraswati 
Shishu Mandir, Tilak Nagar, Kanpur; Patron (i) Kutumbkam Institution
for Handicapped; (ii) `Ex-servicemen League', Kanpur; (iii) 
Bhutpurva Sainik Suraksha Manch, Kanpur; Sanghchalak, Rashtriya
Swayam Sevak Sangh, Deen Dayal Nagar, Kanpur till 1989; Member, 
(i) Council of Indian Institute of Technology, 1995 onwards; and 
(ii) National Advisory Committee, National Cadet Corps, 1998-99

Election Result of
Kanpur Lok Sabha Constituency  

Total electorate 	14,01,922
Total votes polled 	 6,88,492 
Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Capt. (Retd.) Jagatvir Singh Drona 	(B.J.P.) 3,35,996
(2) Shri Surendra Mohan Agarwal 	(S.P.)   1,99,987
(3) Shri Sri Prakash Jaiswal 		(I.N.C.)   90,274
(4) Shri Pawan Gupta 			(B.S.P.)   49,474

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