Shri Virender Kanwar is an elected Member of Himachal Pradesh State Legislative Assembly, representing Kutlehar Assembly segment in Una District.
He is son of late Shri Jagjit Singh; born at village Deev, Tehsil Nadaun, Distt. Hamirpur on 29th January, 1964; B.A., LL.B and Diploma in Pharmacy; married to Smt. Meena Kumari; one son and one daughter; Chemist and Agriculturist.
Member, R.S.S. since childhood; Convenor, ABVP, Distt. Hamirpur, 1981-85; General Secretary and President, BJYM, Distt.Una, 1993-96 and 1996-2000, respectively; Member, State Bharatiya Janata Party, Executive Committee, 2003-06; and President, B.J.P. Distt. Una, 2004-2008; also remained Up-Pradhan, Gram Panchyat, Plahta, 1999-2001; and Member, Zila Parishad Una, 2000-2003.
Elected to State Legislative Assembly in 2003; re-elected in December 2007; remained member, Public Accounts & Human Development Committees before being appointed as Chief Parliamentary Secretary on 09-07-2009. (Attached with Public Works Minister and Educatuion Minister.)
Eected to the State Legislative Assembly for the third time in 2012