Shri Ishwar Dass Dhiman is an elected Member of Himachal Pradesh State Legislative Assembly, representing Bhoranj Assembly segment in Hamirpur District.
He is son of late Shri G. R. Dhiman; born at Dialri, Distt. Hamirpur on 17th November, 1934; FSC, B.A. M.A., M.Ed and Certificate in Vocational Education; educated at Punjab Univerity, Chandigarh & H.P. University, Shimla; married to Smt. Satya Dhiman; One son and Two daughters; Educationist and Agriculturist.
Served in Education Department as T.G.T. (13 years) and as Headmaster, High School (16 years). Remained General Secretary, Tarakwari (Bhoranj) Welfare Committee, 1973-89; Vice-President and President, Head Masters'/Principals' and Inspecting Officers' Association, Distt. Hamirpur during 1983-87 and 1987-89 respectively.
After taking voluntary retirement from Education Department joined B.J.P. on 08-07-1989; Member, B.J.P. State Executive Committee, 1990-93; State Delegate. B.J.P., 1990-92; Vice- President and President, Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Morcha, Bhartiya Janata Party during 1993-95 and 1995-98, respectively.
Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in 1990; re-elected in 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2007 from Mewa Legislative Assembly Constituency which after delimitation has renamed as Bhoranj. Remained Chairman: Assurances Committees, 1992, ii) Public Accounts Committee, 1995-98 & 2003-07; Education Minister, 1998-2003 & 2008-2012; and Leader of B.J.P. Legislature Group, June 2007 to December 2007. Elected to the State Assembly for consecutive sixth term in December, 2012.