Nirmal Khatri

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Nirmal Khatri
Former Member of Parliament, 15th Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byMitrasen Yadav
Member of Parliament, 8th Lok Sabha
In office
Dec 1984 – Nov 1989
Preceded byJai Ram Varma
Succeeded byMitrasen Yadav
MLA, 8th Vidhan Sabha
In office
Jun 1980 – Mar 1985
Personal details
Born (1951-01-04) 4 January 1951 (age 70)
Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Mrs. Veena Khattri
Children2 sons.
ParentsMr. Narayan Das Khattry (Father) &
Mrs. Bimla Khattry (mother)
ResidenceFaizabad & New Delhi
Alma materK. S. Saket PG College in Ayodhya, Faizabad
ProfessionAdvocate, farmer & politician
CommitteesMember of several committees

Dr. Nirmal Khatri is an Indian Politician and is Member of Parliament of India. He was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha and also was a member of the 8th Lok Sabha. In both terms, he represented the Faizabad constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Indian National Congress political party.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Nirmal Khatri was born in Faizabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh. He attended the K. S. Saket PG College in Ayodhya, Faizabad and received LL.B and MA (in political science). Subsequently, he was awarded PhD degree.[1][2] Khatri worked as an advocate and farmer before joining politics.

Political career[edit]

Nirmal Khatri has been in active politics since early 1970s. During his early days, he joined Youth wing of Indian National Congress before gradually moving to Indian National Congress. During his political career, he held several key party positions. Khatri is also a former member and minister in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.[1][2][3]

Posts held[edit]

# From To Position
01 1980 1985 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
02 1980 1981 Deputy Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh
03 1981 1982 Minister of State, Government of Uttar Pradesh
04 1984 1989 Member, 8th Lok Sabha
05 1985 1987 Member, House Committee, Lok Sabha
06 2009 2014 Member, 15th Lok Sabha
07 2009 2010 Convenor, Second Sub-Committee of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language
08 2009 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Railways
09 2009 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
10 2009 2014 Member, JPC to examine matters related to allocation and pricing of telecom licenses and spectrum
11 2009 2014 Member, Central Advisory Board of Archaeology
12 2009 2014 Deputy chairman, Rajbhash Committee of Parliament
13 2013 2014 Member, House Committee

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Member Profile". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved January 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ a b c "Detailed Profile". Indian Government official website. Retrieved January 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Earlier Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha website. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved January 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)