Arvinder Singh Lovely

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Not to be confused with Arvinder Singh Lovely (Deoli MLA), who left Congress to join BJP in 2015.
Arvinder Singh Lovely
Minister for Revenue,Urban Development Languages
In office
ConstituencyGandhi Nagar constituency
Member Legislative Assembly of Delhi
In office
Personal details
Born (1968-12-11) 11 December 1968 (age 50)
Ranjit Garh, Punjab, India
Political partyIndian National Congress[1]
As of 1 April, 2010
Source: [[2]]

Arvinder Singh Lovely (born 1968) is an India Politician. He is a former president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee. He was also the Minister for Education, Tourism, Languages, Urban Development, Revenue, Transport Gurudwara election & Gurudwara Administration in the Sheila Dikshit government of Delhi.

Early life and education[edit]

Arvinder Singh Lovely was born in Ranjit Garh, Punjab, to Balvinder Singh.[2] He pursued his graduation from SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi in Political Science.[citation needed] He was elected to the Students' Union of the college.[citation needed]

Political career[edit]

He was also elected as the General Secretary, Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress in the year 1990, followed by the General Secretary of the National Student Union of India during 1992-1996.[citation needed] He was elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1998, where he was the youngest MLA. Subsequently in 2000, he was appointed General Secretary, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) and President, East District Congress Committee (I). He was made a Minister in the cabinet in 2003. He was the Education, Tourism, Languages, Gurudwara Administration, in the Council of Ministers, Govt. of Delhi.He has never lost an election since he was elected for the first time in 1998.

He has never lost an election since he was elected for the first time in 1998. [3][4][5] He won again in Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2013 consecutively for the fourth time from Gandhi Nagar constituency.[6]

He joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 18 April 2017 and joined the Congress on 17 Feb 2018.[7]


  1. ^ "Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress". The Hindu. 17 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b Profile on Delhi Assembly website
  3. ^ 1998 Election Commission of India
  4. ^ 2003 Election Commission of India
  5. ^ 2008 Election Commission of India
  6. ^ 2013 Election Commission of India Archived 2013-12-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "Day after joining BJP, former Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely says Sheila Dikshit a 'burden' on Congress". Indian Express. 19 April 2017.

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