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Chancellor
     

SHRI O. P. KOHLI

 

THE HON'BLE GOVERNOR OF MADHYA PRADESH

     

Father's Name

:

Late Shri Manohar Lal Kohli

Mother's Name

:

Late Shrimati Shiv Devi

Date of Birth

:

August 9, 1935

Place Birth

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Delhi

Spouse's Name

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Shrimati Avinash Kohli

Children

:

Three : (Son : Vishu Kohli Daughters : Smt. Suparna Kohli and Ms. Ritu Kohli)

Education

:

MA (Hindi) from University of Delhi 

Prabhakar from Punjab University 

Sahitya Ratna from Prayag

Work Experience

:

Worked as a lecturer at Hansraj College & Deshbandhu College (University of Delhi) for over 37 years. Retired as a Reader in 1994.

Student activism

:

Was PM of Hansraj College (University of Delhi) Parliament

Was a Member of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Executive

Was All India President of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for 3 consecutive terms.

Teacher activism

:

Was President of Delhi University's Teachers Association (DUTA) from 1973-79 

Was elected member of Academic and Executive Councils of the University of Delhi 

Was President of National Democratic Teacher's Front (NDTF), a nationalist organization of University Teachers

Political activism

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Was arrested under MISA for 19 months during the National Emergency and lodged in Delhi, Agra and Varanasi jails.

Years in Parliament

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Was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha (1994-2000)

Chairman, Housing Committee, Rajya Sabha

Member, Committee on papers to be laid on the table of Rajya Sabha

Member, Standing Committee on Urban & Rural Development

Member, Standing Committee on Finance

Member, Standing Committee on Finance 

Organizational responsibilities held

:

President of Delhi State BJP from 1991-95 and for the second time in 2009-10

National Secretary, BJP

Incharge (Prabhari) of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan

Secretary, Central Disciplinary Committee, BJP

President, Central Disciplinary Committee, BJP

BJP Headquarters Incharge 

Interests

:

Academics and educational activities

As Governor

:

He resumed the office of the Governor of  Madhya Pradesh on 8th September, 2016.

Address

:

Malviya Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh - 462003

Telephone

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0755-4080110