Himachal Pradesh
14th Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha)
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Hon'ble Speaker
Kuldeep Singh Pathania
Sh. Kuldeep Singh Pathania
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
Bhattiyat -[5]- CHAMBA
Permanent Address :Village Chhalara, PO Sihunta, Tehsil Sihunta, District Chamba
Mobile Number :9418010436
Email :ksp436[at]gmail[dot]com
PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Son of  Late Shri Baldev Singh Pathania and Smt. Brahmi Devi; born on 17th September, 1957 at Village Chhalara, Sihunta, District, Chamba; B.Sc. (H.P. University) & L.L.B. (Lucknow, University); married to Smt. Neena Pathania; one son; Advocate and Agriculturist.

    An active Member of Congress since College days; organized farmers and labourers of Bhattiyat Consituency and made them aware of their legitimate rights; helped promote social harmony and stood against inequity; and provided free legal aid to the poor and needy people.

    Practiced law from 1980 to 1985, 1990 to 1993 and 1998 to 2003 at District Court Chamba & Himachal Pradesh Administrative Tribunal, Shimla.

    Remained President, Block Youth Congress, Bhattiyat; Senior Vice-President, District Congress Committee, Chamba(Elected); Working President,  District Congress Committee, Chamba; Chief Spokes-Person, Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee; Chairman Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee, Legal Cell; and held various position in Congress at State level.

    Elected to State Legislative Assembly as Congress nominee in 1985 and became a youngest member of H.P. Legislative Assembly; re-elected to the Assembly in 1993, 2003 as an Independent and in 2007 as Indian National Congress Candidate.

    Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings, 1994-98 and Subordinate Legislations, 2003-07. Also remained Member, Estimates and Public Accounts Committees; Headed various Committees of Government.

     Remained Member, State Planning Board; Chairman State Finance Commission, 2004-2007 and Chairman Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board, 2013-2017.

    Elected to the State Legislative Assembly  for the  5th time in December, 2022 and unanimously elected Speaker of Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha on 5th January, 2023.

    Hobbies: Reading, Trekking, and Meeting peoples & understanding their issues.

    Awards: Recipient of the 'Best Parliamentarian' award in 1994.

    Travels Abroad: Widely travelled; visited: U.S.A., France, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Dubai, Oman (Muscat), Egypt, Spain, Switzerland & Ghana.

    Conferences Attended: 1. 83rd All India Presiding Officer's Conference, Rajasthan.

                                            2. 19th Annual Conference of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Sikkim.

                                            3. 9th CPA India Region Conference, Udaipur, Rajasthan.

                                            4. 66th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Accra, Ghana.

                                            5. 84th All India Presiding Officer's Conference in Maharashtra.