Dr. B. Mahavir


Name Dr. Bhai Mahavir
Blossomed 30 Oct 1922 (Lahore)
Wilted On 3 December 2016
Qualification MA (Economics), L.Lb., Ph.D.
Other He has authored many books.
Tenure 22.04.1998 to 06.05.2003
  • Started working as economics lecturer at DAV College, Lahore
  • Later on, lecturer at Camp College, Karnal
  • Professor at DAV (PG) Evening College, Delhi, up to the time he became Governor
  • MD of Akashwani Prakashan Limited
  • Vice chairman of Punjabi Academy
  • Secretary of Bhai Parmanand Memorial Committee
  • Chairman, governing body of Rajdhani College
  • Associated with various social organisations
  • Started RSS work in 1938
  • Founder member of Bhartiya Jansangh
  • First General Secretary of Jansangh
  • President of Delhi Pradesh Jansangh 1968-69
  • Member of BJP's national executive body ever since its formation
  • Rajya Sabha member from 1968-74 and 1978-84
  • Chairman, Rajya Sabha Subordinate Legislation Committee from 1982-84
  • Chairman of BJP's Central Disciplinary Committee since 1996 till the time he became Governor
  • His father Shri Bhai Parmanand was a famous freedom fighter, sentenced to death by the Britishers. The punishment was later on changed to kalapani.