Hon'ble Chief Whip
|Shimla Address :Bragta Niwas, Stokes Palace, Shimla-171002.|
|Permanent Address :Village Tehtoli, PO Baghar, Tehsil Kotkhai, District Shimla, (HP).|
|Mobile Number :9816025210|
Son of Smt. Ginda Bragta and Shri Surat Singh Bragta; born on 15th September, 1952 at Shimla; Post Graduate (Political Science), educated at HP University Shimla; married to Smt. Pushpa Bragta; two sons; Horticulturist.
General Secretary, Boys Parliament, DAV School Shimla, 1969; Vice-President Students Central Association, SDB College, Shimla, 1971; Member: HP University Court, 1973, ii) Board for Fruit Support Price, 1988, and iii) HPMC Board, 1990.
President: Janata Yuva Morcha, 1978-82, ii) Fruit Growers' Association, District Shimla, iii) HP Kisan Morcha, Bhartiya Janata Party, 1993-98; General Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party Distt. Shimla, 1983-87; Executive Member, State BJP, 1993-2018; and Secretary, National Kisan Morcha ,1994-96.
Elected to State Legislative Assembly in 1998 from Shimla Constituency; re-elected in December, 2007 from Jubbal-Kotkhai.
Remained Minister of State for Horticulture (Independent Charge) 1998-02; and Horticulture, Technical Education and Health Minister, 30th December, 2007 to December, 2012.
Re-elected to the thirteenth Vidhan Sabha (3rd term) in December, 2017; nominated as Chairman, Public Under Undertakings; and Member, Rules and Library & Member, Amenities Committees.
Special Interest: Agriculture, horticulture, sports and social activities.
Favorite Pastime: Trekking and attending social & cultural events.
Sports: Participated in volley ball, tennis and badminton at national level.
Languages Known: Hindi, Punjabi and English.
Travels Abroad: UK, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.