Prof. Vijay Kumar Malhotra Member of Parliament (MP) from South Delhi (Delhi) Biodata

Name of Member: Prof. Vijay Kumar Malhotra

Political Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Constituency & State: South Delhi (Delhi)

Lok Sabha Experience: 6,9,13,14

Fourteenth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile
Malhotra, Prof. Vijay Kumar
Constituency   : South Delhi (NCT of Delhi)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Email Address : vkmalhotra_bjp[AT]yahoo[DOT]co[DOT]in
Father’s Name Shri Khazan Chand
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Sushila Devi
Date of Birth 03 Dec 1931
Place of Birth Lahore (Pakistan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 09 May 1960
Spouse’s Name Smt. Krishna Malhotra
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
M.A., Ph.D.
Educated at D.A.V. College, Lahore, Punjab University and Hans Raj College, University of Delhi, Delhi
Profession Educationist
Journalist, Medical Practitioner, Social Worker
Present Address
6, Dr. Bishamber Das Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001
Tels. (011) 23715070, 23715051
Fax: (011) 23715045
Positions Held
1958-67 Member, Municipal Corporation, Delhi (two terms)
1967-72 Chief Executive Councillor, Delhi Administration (Chief Minister in Protocol)
1967-77 Member, Metropolitan Council, Delhi (two terms)
1972-75 President, Bharatiya Jana Sangh (B.J.S.), Delhi
1972-77 Chairman, Assurances Committee, Metropolitan Council, Delhi
Leader of Opposition, Metropolitan Council, Delhi
1977 Elected to 6th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Public Accounts
1977-80 President, Janata Party, Delhi
1980-84 President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Delhi
1983-90 National Secretary, B.J.P.
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1990 Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances
Chairman, Evaluation Committee under the Books Award Scheme for original writings in Hindi instituted by Ministry of Environment and Forests
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, House Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development (Deptt. of Sports)
Member, Consultative Committee constituted under Punjab State Legislature (Delegation of Powers) Act, 1987’
1993-98 Chairman, Plan Implementation Monitoring Committee, Delhi
Chairman, Moral Education Committee, Delhi
1994-1999 Member, Rajya Sabha
1994-96 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
1996-97 Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Parliamentary Committee to Review the Rate of Dividend payable by the Railway Undertaking to the General Revenue
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Ethics Committee
Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to members of Rajya Sabha
Member, Joint Committee of the Houses of Parliament constituted under sub-section (1) of Section 9 of the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954
Member, Library Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
1997-99 Chairman, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
1998-99 Chief Whip, BJP Parliamentary Party, Rajya Sabha
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings
1999-2004 Chief Whip and Spokesman, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Deputy Leader, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party
Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice
Member, Business Advisory Committee
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Urban Development
1 May 2008 Chairperson, Committee on Public Accounts
December 2008 Resigned w.e.f. 18 December, 2008.
Books Published
(i) Ph.D. Thesis – Sohan Lal Dwivedi Aur Unka Sahitya; (ii) Hindutva Shadyantron Ke Ghere Mein; (iii) Kamal Shashwat Sanskritik Prateek; (iv) Lok Sabha Bhashano Ka Sangrah; and (v) Lotus- Eternal Cultural Symbol
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Published articles in many periodicals and journals
Social And Cultural Activities
Former President, Delhi Social Welfare Board
Special Interests
History, Mythology and Vedic literature
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, writing, music, chess, games and sports
Sports and Clubs
Chess, archery and badminton; President, (i) All India Council of Sports, 2002-2004; (ii) Archery Association of India since 1973; (iii) Commonwealth Archery Federation; and (iv) General Association of National Sports Federations of India; Senior Vice-President, Indian Olympic Association; Chief of the Mission, Indian Contingent to many Asian Games and Commonwealth Games; attended Olympic Games
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; represented Government of India to study 20 Metropolitan cities of the world to gain an insight into the problems of metropolitan areas; and as a sports official went to most of the countries of the world; also went abroad on various parliamentary study tours; represented India in the United Nations as a delegate and addressed the UN General Assembly
Other Information
Senior Lecturer and Reader, P.G.D.A.V. College, University of Delhi, Delhi (for 36 years); Chairman, (i) Committee on Property Tax, Delhi Administration; and (ii) Delhi Co-operative Housing Finance Limited; Member, (i) Samsad (Court) of Visva Bharati; (ii) Planning Board of Delhi; and (iii) National Co-operative Housing Federation of India; Former Chairman, Governing Body, Indira Gandhi Sports and Physical Institute; took active part in agitations as a student leader; a leader of refugees and also as a political leader and was arrested and imprisoned several times; was arrested in 1953 along with Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji, Shri N.C. Chatterjee and other eminent leaders under the Preventive Detention Act; and released under the orders of the Supereme Court; spent six months in Jail for Satyagrah to make Jammu & Kashmir an integral part of India; narrowly escaped a bullet in police firing in the cow protection campaign in 1966 and was kept in jail for fifteen days; arrested during Emergency and detained for 19 months in jails in Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh and Hissar; and had to be admitted in the PGI Medical Institute, Chandigarh; participated in active protests for the causes of general public, workers, scheduled castes, traders, teachers, government servants and deprived classes on more than 200 occasions and was jailed many times


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