Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Chhatwal, Shri Sartaj Singh
Constituency   : Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father's Name Shri Avtar Singh
Mother's Name Smt. Agya Kaur
Date of Birth 26 May 1940
Place of Birth Badnagar, District Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 29 Nov 1963
Spouse's Name Smt. Gurmeet Kaur
No.of Daughters 3
Educated at Khalsa College, New Delhi
Profession Industrialist
Permanent Address
Suraj Ganj,Gurugovind Singh Nagar,
Itarsi - 461 111 (Madhya Pradesh)
(07572) 505786,
(0755) 2542978
Present Address
B - 601, MS Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23711585, 9868180541 (M)
Positions Held
1970-74 President, Jana Sangh, District Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh
1971-72 and 1978-80 Chairman, Municipal Council, Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh
1980 onwards Member, State Executive, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Madhya Pradesh
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1991-96 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
1995 onwards Member, National Executive, B.J.P.
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
16 May 1996-1June 1996 Union Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare
1996-97 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Estimates Committee
1991-94 Treasurer and Vice-President , B.J.P. Madhya Pradesh
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development and Convenor of its Sub-Committee-III on Preservation of Monuments
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
1993-96 Member, Committee on Finance
1989-91 Member, Consultative Committee, Department of Atomic Energey, Space and Electronics, Ocean Development and Ministry of Science and Technology
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1991-93 Member, Estimates Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
25 August 2006-onwards Member, Committee of Privileges
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
December 2008 Resigned w.e.f. 18 December, 2008

Social And Cultural Activities
Founder Vice-President, Saraswati Shishu Mandir, 1970; Founder Member, MGM College, Itarsi; Founder, (i) Guru Nanak Public School, Itarsi, (ii) Medical Aid Instituion, 1980; and (iii) Guru Nanak Dispensary, Itarsi; Member, Rotary Club, Itarsi; organised eye camps and other social service camps through Lions Club
Special Interests
Agriculture, rural development and helping the poorer sections of society
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and photography
Sports and Clubs
Badmintion; organised All India hockey tournaments and District level badmintion tournaments in Itarsi
Countries Visited
Belgium, France, Germany, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Pakistan, Spain and U.K.; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Madrid (Spain)
Other Information
President, Guru Singh Sabha, 1963-90; Member, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority since 1990

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