Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Meghwal, Shri Kailash
Constituency   : Tonk -SC (Rajasthan)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

 
Father's Name Shri Bherulal
Mother's Name Smt. Motibai
Date of Birth 22 Mar 1934
Place of Birth Village Majawada, Distt. Udaipur (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Unmarried
Educational
Qualifications
M.A. L.L.B.
Educated at Maharana Bhupal College, Udaipur
Rajasthan University (Jaipur)
Profession Advocate
Permanent Address
(i) 4 A, Ambavagarh Marg,
Udaipur (Rajasthan)
Tel. (1594) 2431958
(ii) 2 - A 69, Chitrakoot, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Tel. (141) 2440252
Present Address
44, Ashoka Road,
New Delhi-110 001
Tels. (011) 23327787, 23358029, 9868180209 (M)
Positions Held
1962 Joint Secretary, Praja Socialist Party. Rajasthan
1969-1975 Joint Secretary,Bharatiya Jansangh, Rajasthan
1977-1985 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1977 Minister of State with Independent Charge of Ministry of Mines & Geology, Panchayati Raj & Sheep and Wool and attached with Social Welfare, Industries and Public Enterprises
1980-1982 Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party, Rajasthan
1978 Cabinet Minister, Sahakarita and Mines and Geology
1981-1984 Member, Public Accounts Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
1982-1985 General Secretary, B.J.P., Rajasthan
1987 onwards Vice-President, B.J.P., Rajasthan
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1990 Member, Public Accounts Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce and Tourism
1991-1992 Cabinet Minister, Irrigation and Relief, Government of Rajasthan
Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (third term)
1993-1998 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, (fourth term)
1994-1998 Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Home, Mines and Printing & Stationery, Government of Rajasthan
22 September 2001 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (in bye-election, 2nd term)
2001-2002 Member, Committee on Science and Technology
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
2003-2004 Union Minister of State, Social Justice and Empowerment
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Participating in seminars, debates on social concerns; making efforts to do away with superstitious, rotten conventions and conservative practices prevalent in the society
 
Special Interests
Awakening the backward classes, dalits and oppressed people of society and working for solution of their problems and their educational and economic advancement so as to help them attain respectful place in the society
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Social reform, participation in religious functions and congregations
 
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi, Badminton
 
Countries Visited
Austria, France, Germany, Hungry, Italy and Switzerland; went on Government of India Cooperative Movement Goodwill Mission to Hungary, 1978 as Minister, Co-operative, Government of Rajasthan
 
Other Information
Arrested on 26 June 1975 with the imposition of emergency and later kept in Udaipur, Ajmer, Bharatpur and Jaipur jails and released after 19 months on 25 January 1977; President , Udaipur Bar Association; Member, Senate and Syndicate of Udaipur University; participated in several political movements as town, district and State level office bearer of Jansangh and later Bharatiya Janata Party; actively participated in the students`movements, labour movements of Udaipur District, movements of teachers and employees of Rajasthan Government and Union Government and taken into police and judicial custody as a result thereof for seveal times


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