Jagatvir Singh Drona

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Jagat Vir Singh Drona
Hon'ble Mayor, Kanpur
Personal details
Born 23 July 1939
Rajugela (Uttar Pradesh)
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Renu Drona
Children One Son - Shashank Drona. Three Daughters - Anamika Bhargava, Ambika Lavania and Jaya Drona
Religion Hindu

Captain Pandit Jagat Vir Singh Drona (born 23 July 1939) is the present mayor of Kanpur and a former member of the 10th,11th and 12th Lok Sabha.[1] He belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He served in the Indian army before joining politics in 1990.[2]

Positions held[edit]

1990-92 President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Distt. Kanpur

1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha

1991-96 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel

1993 Deputy Chief Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha onwards

1993-95 Member, Committee on Public Accounts

1993-96 Member, Rules Committee

1994-96 Member, Committee on Defence

Member, Committee on Steel

1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1996-97 Member, Committee on Estimates

Member, Committee on Home Affairs

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

1997 Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee, Wakf Board

1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

Secretary, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party

1998-99 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism

Member, Joint Committee on the Empowerment of Women and its Sub-Committee on Appraisal of Laws relating to Women - Criminal Laws

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways

2012-17 Hon'ble Mayor of Kanpur


  1. ^ "India News, Latest Sports, Bollywood, World, Business & Politics News - Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20121008013334/http://parliamentofindia.nic.in/ls/lok12/biodata/12up65.htm. Archived from the original on 8 October 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)