Ajay Singh Chautala

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Ajay Singh Chautala
Member of the Vidhan Sabha from Mandi Dabwali
Assumed office
December 2009
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Bhiwani
In office
1999 – February 2004
Personal details
Born (1961-03-13) March 13, 1961 (age 53)
Chautala, Sirsa District, Haryana, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Lok Dal http://inld4u.com
Spouse(s) Nayna Singh Chautala
Children Dushyant Chautala, Digvijay Chautala
Residence Sirsa District, Haryana
Alma mater Kurukshetra University
Occupation Agriculturalist

Ajay Singh Chautala (born 13 March 1961) is a politician from Indian National Lok Dal party and a former Member of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha representing Haryana, the upper and lower house of the Indian Parliament. Currently[when?] he is serving as MLA in Haryana assembly representing Dabwali constituency.


Ajay Singh Chautala is a son of Om Prakash Chautala, a former Chief Minister of Haryana, and a grandson of Chaudhari Devi Lal,[2][3] a former deputy prime minister of India. He has two sons Dushyant Chautala[4] ( Youngest MP, Hisar Haryana 16th Lok Sabha)[5] and Digvijay Chautala ( National President INSO ).[6][7] He did his B.A. from Kurukshetra University, M.A. (Public Administration) and LL.B. from Rajasthan University. He joined active politics in 1980s, became MLA from Rajasthan twice: first from Data Ram Garh (1989) and then from Nohar (1993).[8]

Ajay became member of Parliament from Bhiwani Constituency in 1999.[9] He is currently Member of Legislative Assembly from Dabwali in Haryana as he defeated Dr K.V.Singh by more than 12,000 votes. Earlier he was elected as Rajya Sabha member from Haryana (Member of Parliament)). His brother Abhay Singh Chautala was elected President of the Indian Olympic Association on 30/11/2012.[10]

Recruitment scam[edit]

The New Delhi court had sentenced Ajay Singh Chautala and his father Om Prakash Chautala for ten years imprisonment under various provisions of the IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act on the 22nd of January 2013.[11] CBI probe was ordered by Supreme Court during NDA regime led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The CBI had on June 6, 2008, chargesheeted him and 53 others in connection with the scam relating to appointment of 3,206 junior basic teachers in the state of Haryana during 1999-2000. On January 16, 2013 he was convicted by a Delhi court for illegal recruitment of over 3000 teachers. Soon after this, he and his father Om PrakashChautala were immediately taken into police custody.[12][13][14]


  1. ^ Member's Web Site. Parliament of India. Retrieved on 2008-03-19.
  2. ^ Singh, Raj Pal (1988). Devi Lal, the man of the masses. Veenu Printers and Publications. p. 3. 
  3. ^ "The Jat patriarch". Frontline 18 (9). April 28 – May 11, 2001. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "In another scion rise, Dushyant comes out of dad Ajay’s shadow to lead INLD". The Indian Express. 11 April 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Elections 2014: Dushyant Chautala of INLD takes lead over HJC president Kuldeep Bishnoi". The Economic Times. 16 May 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "INSO Makes it to Guinness Book of World Records". The Indian Express. 1 December 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "MOST PEOPLE TO SIGN UP AS ORGAN DONORS - EIGHT HOURS". Guinness World Records. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Parliament Member Details. Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Retrieved on 2008-03-19.
  9. ^ Biographical Sketch, Member of Parliament, 13th Lok Sabha. Parliament of India. Retrieved on 2008-03-19
  10. ^ [1].
  11. ^ Kattakayam, Jiby (2013-01-23). "Chautala, son jailed for 10 years". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-01-23. 
  12. ^ TNN (16 January 2013). "Recruitment scam: Ex-Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala convicted, arrested". Times Of India. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  13. ^ CNN-IBN. 16 January 2013 http://ibnlive.in.com/news/former-haryana-cm-chautala-his-son-53-others-convicted-in-teachers-recruitment-scam/316028-37-64.html |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  14. ^ Indian Express http://www.indianexpress.com/news/om-prakash-chautala-rise-fall-rise-and-downfall/1062743/ |url= missing title (help). 

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