|6th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand|
13 March 2012 – 31 January 2014
|Preceded by||B. C. Khanduri|
|Succeeded by||Harish Rawat|
|Member of Parliament, 15th Lok Sabha|
May 2009–Jul 2012
|Preceded by||Vijay Bahuguna|
|Succeeded by||Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah|
|Member of Parliament, 14th Lok Sabha|
Feb 2007–May 2009
|Preceded by||Manabendra Shah|
|Succeeded by||Vijay Bahuguna|
28 February 1947 |
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Relations||Rita Bahuguna (sister)|
|Children||2 sons & 1 daughter.|
|Parents||Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna (father) & Kamla Bahuguna (mother)|
|Residence||Dehradun & New Delhi|
|Alma mater||Allahabad University|
|Profession||Judge, Lawyer & Politician|
|Committees||Member of several committees|
Vijay Bahuguna (Hindi: विजय बहुगुणा; born 28 February 1947), is an Indian politician who served as the 6th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He is the eldest son of Late Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna who was a freedom fighter and eminent politician in India. Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna was also former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Vijay Bahuguna was a member of the 14th and 15th Lok Sabhas of India. Bahuguna represented the Tehri Garhwal constituency of Uttarakhand and is a member of the Indian National Congress.
Family and background
Vijay Bahuguna was born at Allahabad in a Brahmin family. His father was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & was a freedom fighter. H. N. Bahuguna also participated in Non-Cooperation Movement. Vijay Bahuguna has a sister Rita Bahuguna who is also a politician. Rita Bahuguna is a Congress leader and former president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee.
Education and early career
Vijay Bahuguna did his bachelors Arts and then LLB from Allahabad University in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He then started working as an advocate in the Allahabad High Court in Allahabad. He later became a Judge of the Allahabad High Court, later transferring to become a judge of the Bombay High Court.
|01||2002||2007||Vice-chairman, Planning Commission, Uttarakhand|
|02||2007||2009||Member, 14th Lok Sabha|
|03||2007||2009||Member, Standing Committee on Defence|
|04||2008||2009||Member, Committee on Public Accounts|
|05||2009||2012||Member 15th Lok Sabha|
|06||2009||2012||Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare|
|07||2009||2012||Member, Committee on Ethics|
|08||2009||2012||Member, Committee on Offices of Profit|
|09||2009||2012||Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power|
|10||2012||2014||Chief Minister of Uttarakhand|
Vijay Bahuguna had submitted his resignation as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on 31 January 2014. Vijay government had received widespread criticism for handling rescue operations in the wake of floods in June, 2013. Harish Rawat was sworn as Chief Minister on 1 February 2014 in presence of Governor of Uttarakhand, Aziz Qureshi.
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B. C. Khanduri
|Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
13 March 2012 – 31 January 2014