|Dr. Ram Prakash|
5 October 1939 |
Village Tangore, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Alma mater||University of Delhi
Charles University, Prague
|As of July 10, 2011|
Dr. Ram Prakash (Hindi: डॉ.राम प्रकाश) (Urdu: ڈاکٹر.رام پرکاش) is an Indian politician and a leader of Indian National Congress party. He is Member of the Parliament of India representing Haryana in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament and currently he is also the chancellor of Gurukul Kangri University
Dr Ram Prakash son of SH. Prabhu Dyal, was born on 5 October 1939, in village Tangore, Kurukshetra district of Haryana (formerly Punjab), India, of OBC (Other Backward Castes), Vishwakarma background. Through sheer dint of hard work, he passed his MSc and PhD degrees in Chemistry from the Punjab University, Chandigarh, and thereafter taught at this institution for long years. Later, he joined the new Kurukshetra University as the Pro-Vice Chancellor for a while.
Entry in Politics
He entered politics in 1990-1991 and in 1999 won the local elections on an Indian National Congress party ticket.
Dr Prakash was married in 1966, to SM. Vijay Kumari, and has two sons by his marriage. He lives mostly in Kurukshetra, Haryana, and also at New Delhi.
|1991–1993||State Minister for Science, Technology and Electronics||INC|
|2005||Working President, Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee||INC|
|2007–2008||Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha||INC|
|2007–Present||Member, Committee on Rural Development||INC|
|2008||Member, Committee on External Affairs Member||INC|
|2008||Re-Elected as M.P., Rajya Sabha||INC|
|2010||Member, Committee on Official Language||INC|
|2012–Present||M.P., Rajya Sabha||INC|
Dr Ram Prakash is a strong supporter of the Arya Samaj movement in Hinduism. He is also a prominent Vedic scholar and speaker with many books to his credit
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