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 Hon'ble Governor of Bihar - Raghunanthanlal Bhatia

   
 
 
Profile   
Father's Name:Late Shri Arooramal Bhatia
Mother's Name:Late Smt Lal Devi Bhatia
Date of Birth:3rd July, 1921.
Place of Birth:Amritsar, Punjab.
Marital Status :Married.
Spouse's Name:Smt. Sarala Bhatia.
No. of Sons :One
No. of Daughters: One
Education:Graduation from Punjab University and LLB from University at Lahore.
Present Address: Governor House, B.G.Camp, Patna - 800 022.
Positions Held   
He was the President of Students Union.

He was member of local body of Amritsar for nine years.

   
1972:Elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar Parliamentary Constituency.
1975-77:Member, Executive Committee of Congress Parliamentary Party.
1980:Re-elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar Parliamentary Constituency.
1981-83 :Co-Chairman of All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation.
1983:President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.
1983:Chairman of the Committee of Petitions in Lok Sabha.
1982-84:President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.
1983-84:Vice-President of 'Friends of Soviet Union'.
1983-84:Member of Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
1985:Re-elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar Parliamentary Constituency.
1983-90: Chairman of India Bulgaria Friendship Society.
1983-90: Member of India GDR friendship Association.
1991:General Secretary of AICC.
1992:Re-elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar Parliamentary Constituency.
1992:Minister of State for External Affairs, Govt. of India.
1992:Member of the select committee constituted for the amendment of the constitution.
1996:Re-elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar Parliamentary Constituency.
1999:Re-elected to Lok Sabha from Amritsar Parliamentary Constituency.
    

Mr. Bhatia has been member of several consultative committees of Parliamentary such as Ministry of Home Affairs, Education, Railways, Information & Broadcasting, Law and Justice and Company Affairs.

While a Member of Parliament, Mr. Bhatia represented India as a delegate to the UN and participated in as a delegate in the 7th NAM summit held in Delhi in March 1983, Common Wealth Heads of Government Meeting in New Delhi in November 1983, Sixth SAARC summit in Colombo in 1991 and the 5th meeting of coordinating countries of the action programme for economic co-operation of non aligned countries held in Delhi in 1986.

Special Interests
Reading and Gardening.
Countries Visited
Has visited the following countries either as a Leader or Member of Delegation of the AICC, like - China, Soviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, USA, Cambodia, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Japan and UK.

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