Amidst loud applauds from massive gathering at the historic Ridge Shimla today, Anil Sharma 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 Anil Sharma
Anil Sharma was born 30 June, 1956.
He is BSc (Diary Technology).
Elected to State Legislative Assembly in November, 1993, remained Minister of State for Youth Services, Sports and Forest, 1993-96.
Remained Member Rajya Sabha, 1998-2004, ii) Railways Committee, iii) Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution Committee, iv) Consultative Committee Ministry of Communication and Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.
Elected again to the State Legislative Assembly in December, 2007, remained General Secretary Pradesh Congress Committee and Chief Whip, Congress Legislative Party.
Elected to State Legislative Assembly in December, 2012 and remained Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister.
Again elected to State Legislative Assembly in December, 2017.
Favourite pastime: Reading and Sports.
Special Interest: agriculture/horticulture, education and youth affairs.
Travel Abroad: Japan, South Koria, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, France, Spain, England, Switzerland, Bangkok and Italy.
Permanent address: House No. 228/6, Lower Samkhetar, Mandi town, district Mandi.