Member of Lok Sabha
Member Name Kumari Shelja
Party INC
Parliamentary Constituency Ambala
Date of Birth 24/09/1962
Birth Place Chandigarh
Sex Female
Father Name Late Shri Choudhury Dalbir Singh
Marital Status UnMarried
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Qualification(s) M.A., M.Phil.
Place(s) of Education Educated at Convents of Jesus and Mary, New Delhi and Panjab University, Chandigarh
Present Profession Agriculturist , Political and Social Worker
Positions Held 1990 Joint Secretary, All India Mahila Congress; 1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha; Member, Executive Commitee, Congress Parliamentary Party ; July 1992-Sept. 1995 Union Deputy Minister, Human Resource Development Department of Education and Culture; Sept. 1995-May 1996 Union Minister of State, Human Resource Development Department of Education and Culture ; 1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term) ; Member, Executive Committee, Congress Parliamentary Party; 2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term); Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation; Member, Executive Committee, Congress Parliamentary Party.
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Social Activities Upliftment of Scheduled Castes and other disadvantaged groups.
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Favourite Pasttime Reading, travelling and music
Sports and Clubs Member, (i) Army Golf Club; (ii) India Habitat Centre; and (iii) India International Centre
Foreign Travels Widely travelled
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Email kumari.selja@sansad.nic.in
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Favourite Subjects Environment with special reference to the regeneration of ecologically degraded areas; problems of the developmental issues of the Thirld World
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Permanent Address House No.662, Ward No. 25, Dabra Chowk, Hissar, (Haryana) Tels. (01662) 245645, 245745
Current Address 3, Sunheri Bagh Road, New Delhi Tels. (011) 23018074, 23018269 (R), 23015928, 23061928, 23091242, 23063889 (O) Fax: (011) 23061780 (O)
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