Shri Om Prakash Kohli

Bio-Data

Name Shri Om Prakash Kohli
Blossomed 09 August 1935 (Delhi)
Qualification Education from Delhi University, Punjab University
M.A. (Hindi) Delhi University, Prabhakar from Punjab University, Sahitya Ratn from Prayag
Other Has a keen interest in educational and academic activities
Tenure 08.09.2016 to 23-01-2018
  • Over 37 years of teaching experience with Hansraj College and Deshbandhu College, Delhi University
  • Retired as Reader in 1994
  • Arrested under MISA during emergency for 19 months
  • Detained at Delhi, Agra, and Varanasi jails during emergency period
  • He was P.M. in the Hansraj College Parliament
  • Member of the working committee of Delhi University Students Union
  • National President of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad for 3 consecutive terms
  • President of Delhi University Teachers Association from 1973 to 1979
  • Was President of National Democratic Teachers Front
  • Member of the Rajya Sabha from 1994-2000
  • Was Chairman of Rajya Sabha's Housing Committee
  • Was member of the Rajya Sabha committee for putting up papers on the floor of the house
  • Was member of the Standing Committee on Urban and Rural Development
  • Was member of the Standing Committee on Finance
  • President of the Delhi State unit of the Bhartiya Janta Party from 1991 to 1995
  • National Secretary of the BJP from 2009 to 10
  • Was State incharge of BJP for J & K, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, HP, and Rajasthan
  • Was member of Central Disciplinary Committee of Bhartiya Janta Party
  • Was Chairman of Central Disciplinary Committee of Bhartiya Janta Party
  • Was incharge of national head quarters of Bhartiya Janta Party
  • Appointed Governor of Gujarat on 16 July, 2014
  • Has a keen interest in educational and academic activities
  • Education from Delhi University, Punjab University
  • M.A. (Hindi) Delhi University, Prabhakar from Punjab University, Sahitya Ratn from Prayag
  • Wife : Shrimati Avinash Kohli
  • Children : One son and Two daughters