Amidst loud applauds from massive gathering at the historic Ridge Shimla today, Suresh Bhardwaj was administered oath of office as Minister by the Governor Acharya Devvrat in presence of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, National BJP President Shri Amit Shah, former Deputy Prime Minister Shri L.K. Advani, Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, Union Road Transport Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Health Minister Shri J.P. Nadda besides Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers of various States of the country.
Brief Bio-Data of Suresh Bhardwaj
Suresh Bhardwaj was born on 15 March 1952.
He is BSc and LLB.
He remained actively involved in student movement during college days. Was National Secretary of ABVP from 1973-74, jailed on several occasions particularly during the emergency time. Was elected president law students association, H.P. University, Shimla, Convenor, Himachal Pradesh Loktantrik Morcha, 1977, President Janata Yuva Morcha, 1978-81, Himachal Pradesh Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) National Treasurer, 1987-88 Secretary, Pradesh Bhartiya Janata Party, 1982-83, Vice President BJP Himachal Pradesh and President State Bhartiya Janata Party from 2003-2006.
Elected to State Legislative Assembly in 1990 and to Rajya Sabha in 2002. He remained Member of various standing Committees of the house as also the Consultative Committee of various ministers.
Returned to the State Legislative Assembly in December, 2007 and appointed Chief Whip of Bhartiya Janata Legislature Party and Chairman, Human Development Committee of the house. He also won the last Assembly election 1n 2012.
He has been again elected State Legislative Assembly in 2017
Favourite Pastime: Reading
Special Interest: Social work
Languages known: Hindi and English
Travels Abroad: As delegate Co-Operators and Agriculturists visited Germany, Holland UK, USA and France.
Permanent address: Village Bhamnoli, PO Summerkot, Tehsil Rohru, district Shimla.