Himachal Pradesh
14th Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha)
Deputy Chief Minister
Mukesh Agnihotri
Sh. Mukesh Agnihotri
Haroli -[43]-
Shimla Address :6 Yates Place, Type-VII, Shimla
Permanent Address :V. P.O. Gondpur Jaichand, Tehsil. Haroli, Distt. Una, (H.P.).
Mobile Number :9418021616
Email :m[dot]agnihotri[at]nic[dot]in

Son  of  Late Shri Onkar Chand Sharma; born on 9th October, 1962; Post Graduate Diploma; married to Prof. Simmi Agnihotri; one daughter.

MLA from 2003- onwards, Elected to State Legislative in March, 2003; re-elected in 2007 from Santoshgarh Assembly and 2012 & 2017, 2022 again re-elected from Haroli Assembly Constituency.

Journalist turned politician.

Journalist 1987-2003.

MLA 2003-onwards.

Remained Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Housing  & Health's and Chairman Housing Board,  2008-2012; Industry Minister with charge of Labour & Employment, Parliamentary Affairs, Information & Public Relations,  December, 2012 to December, 2017 and Leader Congress Legislative Party Leader of  Opposition between 2017-2022.

 Elected for the fifth consecutive term in December, 2022 and took oath as first Deputy Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on 11th December, 2022.

Favorite Pastime: Writing, reading, listening to music and playing badminton.

Awards: Recipient of the ‘Best Coverage Award' for reporting Assembly proceedings during the year, 1994-95.

Languages Known: Hindi & English.