Bio-Data
Shri R. K. Dhawan, MP
[ Indian National Congress -Bihar ]

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Father's Name : Shri Mela Ram
Mother's Name : mati Ram Piari
Date of Birth : 16 July 1937
Place of Birth : Chiniot (now in Pakistan)
Marital Status : Unmarried
Spouse's Name : Not Available
Children : Not Available
Educational Qualifications : Graduate Educated at Panjab University, Chandigarh
Profession : Political Worker/Politician,Social Worker/Social Service,Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address : Not Available
Present Address : 141, Golf Links, New Delhi 110003 Tel. - 24624262, 24693223, 24636611, Mobile: 9868181139, 9868181139 15, Safdarjung Lane, New Delhi Tel. - Tel. 23793464, 23794474
Email Address : dhawanrk@sansad.nic.in
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
April 1990 Elected to Rajya Sabha 1991-93 Member, Committee on Public Accounts 1991-95 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Communications 1992 Member, Advisory Council, Delhi Development Authority 1993 Member, Committee on the Constitution (80th Amendment) Bill, 1993 and the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 1993 1993-94 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings 1993- Sept. 1995 Member, Committee on Home Affairs Sept. 1995 - Feb. 1996 Minister of State (Independent charge) of the Ministry of Urban Development July 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2004 onwards Member, Committee on Home Affairs Member, Committee of Privileges Member, Committee on Public Accounts Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Railways May 2006 onwards Member, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) July 2006 onwards Member, Committee on Defence
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Not Available
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Member, (i) Delhi Gymkhana Club, (ii) India International Centre, (iii) Delhi Flying Club, (iv) D.D.A. Sports Club, (v) National Sports Club, (vi) Delhi Race Course Club, (vii) Chelmsford Club, (viii) South Delhi Club, (ix) Panchsheel Club and (x) India Habitat Centre; reading
Countries Visited :  
U.K., U.S.A., U.S.S.R., France, Germany, Austria, Australia, Afghanistan, Switzerland, Greece, Yugoslavia, Mauritius, Zambia, Tanzania, Fiji, Tonga, Philippines, Indonesia, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, M
Other Information :  
Faced Shah Commission, Maruti Commission, Gupta Commission, Thakkar Commission, CBI and Income-Tax raids and enquiries and Privileges Committee of Parliament and was jailed during the Janata Party Government in 1977 on refusal to depose against Shrimati Indira Gandhi; was lodged in Tihar Jail along with Shrimati Indira Gandhi by a Resolution of Lok Sabha on the Report of Privileges Committee of Parliament, 1978; Personal Assistant to (i) Shrimati Indira Gandhi, 1962, (ii) Minister for Information and Broadcasting, 1965 and (iii) Prime Minister, 1966-72; Additional Private Secretary to Prime Minister, 1972-77; Special Assistant to Prime Minister (in Director's scale and promoted to Joint Secretary's scale), 1980-84; OSD to Prime Minister (in the rank of Additional Secretary), 1989; elected to Congress Working Committee, at Congress Session, Tirupati, 1992 and Calcutta 1998; General Secretary, All India Congress Committee, 1996-99 and 2003-04; Central Observer, (i) Rajya Sabha biennial elections for the State of Himachal Pradesh, 2002, (ii) CLP Leader in Assam, 2002, (iii) Uttar Pradesh Assembly election results, 2002 and (iv) Rajya Sabha biennial elections for the State of Kerala, 2003; Observer, (i) Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections, 2003 and (ii) Election of CLP Leader in Jammu and Kashmir, 2003; Member Secretary, Central Disciplinary Action Committee, 1996-2004; Member, (i) Parliamentary Delegation to China, 1993; (ii) Central Coordination Committee to look into all aspects relating to Assembly elections in four States, (iii) Central Team to assess the damage caused due to earth quake in Gujarat, (iv) Manifesto Coordination Committee for Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, (v) Screening Committee for election in the States of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, 2001, (vi) Congress Party team to enquire into the massacre at Jhajjar (Haryana) and (vii) 81st Plenary Session Committee, Bangalore, 17-18 March, 2005