Meira Kumar

Meira Kumar

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Meira Kumar is 79 years old Loksabha MP, elected from of state as a member of Party. Meira Kumar was born to Late Shri Jagjivan Ram & Smt. Indrani Devi and is married to Shri Manjul Kumar. He/She has 1 son(s) 2 daughter(s)

Background information of Meira Kumar:

Daughter of Babu Jagjivan Ram, Former Deputy Prime Minister. Meira Kumar was in Indian Foreign Service before joining politics. She became Speaker of Lok Sabha in 2009.

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Leader, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to (i) Nairobi, Kenya, September, 2010
(ii) Berne and Geneva, July, 2010
(iii) Mongolia, June, 2010
(iv) Hungary and Luxembourg, June, 2010
(v) Bhutan, May, 2010
(vi) Swaziland, May, 2010
(vii) Bangkok, March-April, 2010
(viii) Mauritius, January, 2010
(ix) New York, November, 2009
(x) Geneva, October, 2009
(xi) Tanzania, September-October, 2009
(xii) Rome, September, 2009
(xiii) Austria, September 2009
and (xiv) Detroit, USA for Conference on Democracy
Head, Congress Party Delegation to (i) inaugurate Indian National Congress of America, San Francisco
(ii) World Conference on Solidarity with Cuba, Havana
(iii) POSSAC Conference, Athens, Greece
and (iv)Indian Non-Government Delegation to UN Preparatory Committee Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Geneva
Member (i) Congress Party Delegation to Mauritius for MMM Conference
(ii) Indian Delegation to the UN General Assembly
(iii) All Party Delegation of MPs to Conference on ‘Towards Détente in the Sub-Continent’, Pakistan
(iv) Official delegation accompanying the President of India on State visit to Mauritius
and (v) Indian Delegation to People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen and Yemen Arab Republic
accompanied the then President of India, Dr. Abdul Kalam on State visit to Tanzania and South Africa
actively participating in movements pertaining to social reforms, human rights and democracy
as Chairperson, National Drought Relief Committee of the Congress Party during the century`s worst drought in 1967, launched a Family Adoption Scheme under which drought-affected families were adopted by affluent families
joined IFS in 1973 and resigned in 1985
served in Embassy of India, Madrid (Spain), 1976-77
High Commision of India, London, 1977-79 and Ministry of External Affairs, 1980-85
being committted to human rights and abolition of caste system, visited every place where atrocities were committed against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes during the last 20 years
held meetings/ demonstrations, courted arrest and filed Public Interest Litigation cases in Supreme Court to ensure justice to them
Member (i) Court of Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1998-99
(ii) Court of University of Delhi since 1996-98
and (iii) Rajghat Samadhi Committee, 1998-99
(iv) Inter-Parliamentary Group, 1985
(v) Telephone Advisory Committee, 1997-98
and (vi) ZRUCC (Main) Delhi, Ministry of Railways, 1998-99.
Party Name
Assets ( In Rupees) More than 38 Crore(s)
Profession ,,
Education post_graduate
Permanent Address 20 Akbar Roda New Delhi-110011
Delhi Address (i) 20, Akbar Road,New Delhi - 110 011 ,
Phone 011-23014011,011-23014022
Fax 011-23016212
Email address
1985 Elected to 8th Lok Sabha
1990-92 and 1996-99 General-Secretary, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C.)
1990-2000 and 2001-04 Member, Congress Working Committee (C.W.C.)
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996-98 Member, Public Accounts Committee;Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1998-99 Member, Joint committee on the Empowerment of Women and its Sub-Committee on Education and Health Programmes for Women;Member, Committee on Home Affairs and its Sub-Committee on Personnel policy of Central Para- Military Forces (CPMFs)
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
2004-2009 Union Cabinet Minister, Social Justice and Empowerment;Union Cabinet Minister, Water Resources
;Member, Inter-Parliamentary Union;President, Executive Committee, Indian Parliamentary Group
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)
3 June 2009 Speaker, Lok Sabha
23 September 2009 Chairperson, Rules Committee
2010 Chairperson, Standing Committee, CSPOC
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