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Shri Ishwar Dass Dhiman

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.

  • Special Interest : Social service.
  • Languages Known : Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi.
  • Favourite Pastime : Agriculture, reading, and writing.
  • Awards: Conferred with Glory of India Award by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi for best services in Education in the state of Himachal Pradesh.