Shimla/Delhi: Lok Sabha member from Shimla constituency, Suresh Kashyap, has been made the Himachal Pradesh state BJP President. Announcement of his name was made by BJP national president JP Nadda today.
— BJP (@BJP4India) July 22, 2020
Post of president had fallen vacant following resignation by Dr Rajeev Bindal, who served as the state president for about four months. Names of several leaders, including Vidhan Sabha Speaker Vipin Parmar, Rajya Sabha member Indu Goswami, Trilok Jamwal and MLA Rakesh Jamwal were doing the rounds, but Suresh Kashyap has been made party state president. Kashyap contested assembly elections thrice and after that won Lok Sabha elections in May 2019.
Father’s Name: Shri Chambel Singh Kashyap
Mother’s Name: Smt. Shanti Devi
Date of Birth: 23 Jul 1971
Place of Birth: Paplahan, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Smt. Rajni Kashyap
Qualifications: M.A., M.Phil (Public Administration) Educated at MDS University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, Kurushetra University, Kurushetra, Haryana and Himchal Pradesh University, Shimla, H.P.ProfessionAgriculturist
Positions Held: 2013 – 2019Member, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Two term) 2018 – 2019 Chairperson, General Development Committee, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly May, 2019Elected to 17th Lok Sabha13 Sept. 2019 onwardsMember, Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice09 Oct. 2019 onwardsMember, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the HouseMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries