Himachal Pradesh
14th Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha)
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Hon'ble Deputy Chief Whip
Kewal Singh Pathania
Sh. Kewal Singh Pathania
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
Shahpur -[17]- KANGRA
Permanent Address :VPO Rait, Tehsil Shahpur, District Kangra, (HP).
Mobile Number :9418034500
Email :kewalpathania97[at]gmail[dot]com
PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Son of Smt. Vidya Devi & Late Shri Karam Singh Pathania; born on 12th October, 1969 at Rait, District Kangra, H.P.; M.A. (Political Science) & L.L.B., from HPU; married to Smt. Sunanda Pathania; one daughter; Social Worker, Agriculturist, Horticulurist and Advocate.

    Campus President, NSUI, Govt. Post Graduate College Dharamshala,  1987-1991; President, NSUI, District Kangra, 1991-1993; Campus President, NSUI, HPU, 1993-1994; General Secretary: i) State NSUI, 1995-1996, ii) National NSUI, 1997-1999; President, State NSUI; Spokesman & General Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee, 1999-2007;  Director: i) Board of Directors HIMUDA, 2003-2007, ii) Board of Directors H.P. State Wild Life, iii) H.P. Tourism Development Corporation, 2012-2017, iv) SAIL Steel Authority of India, 2013-2017; Member: i) H.P. State Youth Welfare Board, 2003-2007, ii) Telephone Advisory Committee, Govt. of India, 2009-2014; iii) Board of Management Agriculture University, Palampur, 2012-2017; National Co-Ordinator, 'DISHA' Training Programme, 2009-2014; President, Old Students Association (OSA), Govt. Post Graduate College Dharamshala.

     Vice Chairman: i) H.R.T.C., 2012-2013, ii) H.P. Mid-Himalaya Publicity Committee, 2012- 2017, iii) H.P. State Forest Corporation, 2013-2017; General Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee, 2017-2022;  Incharge: i) Student Union of Delhi University, ii) NSUI, Punjab, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh & Goa; and presently National Co-ordinator, All India Rajiv Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sangathan & In-charge of Uttarakhand and Rajasthan.

    Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in December, 2022; and nominated as Member, Public Accounts and e-Governance & General Purposes Committees. 

    Special Interest: Sports & Social Work.

    Favorite Pastime: Social work, gardening and listening music.

    Sports & Club: Captain, State hockey team, represented State five times at National level;  President, State Power Lifting Association; and participated in Gandhiji Dandi Yatra March, Savarmati Ashram to Dandi (Gujrat), 2005;

    Other Information: Organised first Anti-Drug Programme in Shahpur (167 km in Shahpur)

    Languages Known: Hindi, English & Punjabi.

    Travels Abroad: United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Hong Kong, Mongolia & Dubai

    Award: Receipient of Best Rastriya Yuva Puraskar from the Ministry of Youth Services & Sports, Govt. of India; Best Rajya Yuva Puraskar, 2005 and University Colour for out-standing Sportsman.