Menu

Arvinder Singh Lovely Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Quick Info→
Age: 55 Years
Wife: Gurveen Kaur
Hometown: Gandhinagar, New Delhi

Arvinder Singh Lovely photo

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionPolitician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.8 m
in feet & inches- 5’10”
Eye ColourBlack
Politics
Political Party• Indian National Congress (1998-2017) (2018-Present)
Indian National Congress (INC) flag
• Bharatiya Janata Party (2017-2018)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) flag
Political Journey1998: Contested his first election from the Gandhinagar constituency of Delhi and became the youngest member of the Delhi assembly
2003: Appointed as the Minister of Education by the then Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit
• Won from the Gandhinagar constituency of Delhi four times in a row in 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013
2008-2013:Served as the Minister of Urban Development & Revenue and Minister of Transport in Sheila Dikshit government
2013-2015: - Served as the President of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee
April 2017: He joined the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)
February 2018: Left BJP and rejoined the Congress
2019:Contested the Lok Sabha elections from the East Delhi constituency but faced defeat
2020: Lost Gandhinagar constituency in the Delhi Assembly election
31 August 2023: Appointed as the new president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee by the Congress party president Mallikarjun Khadge
Awards• 2001-2002 Best MLA, Delhi (Awarded by Delhi Assembly)
• Best MLA Award 2003 by Times of India and Hindustan Times (HT-CSDS Survey)
• National Award for Excellence 2009 in Urban Transport from the Union Minister of Urban Development, S. Jaipal Reddy
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 December 1968 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 55 Years
BirthplaceLudhiana, Punjab
Zodiac signSagittarius
SignatureArvinder Singh Lovely signature
NationalityIndian
HometownGandhinagar, New Delhi
College/UniversitySri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College (SGTB), University of Delhi
Educational Qualification• Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (1989-90) [1]Affidavit - Arvinder Singh Lovely
• LLB (discontinued in 1990)
CasteSikh
Address89, East Azad Nagar, Gali No. 7, Krishna Nagar Delhi, 110051 [2]Affidavit - Arvinder Singh Lovely
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseGurveen Kaur (design consultant)
Arvinder Singh Lovely with Gurveen Kaur
ChildrenSon(s)- 2
• Parminder Singh
• Navjot Singh
Arvinder Singh with his mother, wife, and sons
ParentsFather- S. Balwinder Singh
Mother- Not Known
Arvinder Singh's parents
Favourites
Leader(s)Rajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Sheila Dikshit
PoetRamdhari Singh Dinkar
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMaruti SX4 Zdi car
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
• Cash: Rs. 3,10,000
• Deposits in Banks: Rs. 5,93,956
• Insurance: Rs. 7,58,492
• Jewellery: Rs. 9,77,704
• Other Assets: Rs. 50,000

Immovable Assets
• Commercial Building: Rs. 30,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2019. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor).[3]MyNeta
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 56,90,152

Note: The net worth was for the financial year 2019-2020. It excludes the net worth of his wife and dependents (minors).[4]MyNeta

Arvinder Singh Lovely picture

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arvinder Singh Lovely

  • Arvinder Singh Lovely is an Indian politician.
  • He was born into a Sikh family from Punjab, that relocated to Delhi a few years after his birth.
  • He pursued his graduation in Political Science at Delhi University, where he started taking an interest in politics. He was elected as a representative of the Students’ Union of College and was an active member of various social and academic organizations.
  • In 1990, Lovely was pursuing a degree in law when he chose to drop his studies to follow his passion for politics.
  • In an interview, he revealed that his family did not initially support his political ambitions and even arranged his marriage in hopes of stopping him from pursuing a career in politics.
  • In 1990, he was chosen as the General Secretary of the Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress, and from 1992 to 1996, he held the same position with the National Student Union of India (NSUI).
  • He rose to the position of Chairman at Bhimrao Ambedkar College in Delhi.
  • Lovely was declared a Congress party candidate from the Gandhinagar constituency of Delhi. He won the election by a significant margin and, at the age of 30, became the youngest Member of Delhi’s Legislative Assembly.
  • From 1998 to 2015, Lovely represented the Gandhinagar constituency and held several positions, including Minister of Education, Minister of Urban Development & Revenue, and Minister of Transport. [5]The Hindu
  • During his tenure as an MLA, he undertook several developmental projects in East Delhi’s Gandhinagar area. Notably, he was responsible for the construction of the first metro station in the East Delhi area. Additionally, he built six community centres, five schools, two large water tanks, and four hospitals. He also ensured the installation of sewer pipes throughout Gandhinagar to improve the basic infrastructure of the area. [6]Amar Ujala
  • He initiated the construction of four bridges in various colonies including Geeta Colony, Mayur Vihar, Nizammudin, and Wazirabad. He also played a key role in the construction of the Signature Bridge, having laid the foundation stone for its construction.

    Signature Bridge of Delhi

    Signature Bridge of Delhi

  • He became the longest-serving education minister of Delhi and took several initiatives aimed at improving the education system in the Union Territory. He implemented the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) quota and the Laadli scheme to assist the underprivileged in accessing quality education.
  • As a result of his efforts, the dropout rate in government schools reduced significantly, falling from 7.8% to 1.7%.
  • In 2004, a survey conducted by Aaj Tak ranked the Education Ministry as the top-performing ministry under Arvinder’s leadership.
  • Lovely implemented the regularization of nearly 1000 colonies across Delhi and introduced the Delhi Development of Urban Village Scheme, which benefited 135 urban villages and covered 45 lakh people.
  • He took the initiative to develop the slums into flats and granted ownership rights to the slum dwellers.
  • As Transport Minister, Lovely was responsible for replacing the Blue Line buses with Low Floor buses, which more than doubled the number of buses and significantly increased road safety in Delhi.
  • He upgraded the entire Delhi bus fleet to CNG within six months and interlinked all transport authorities in the city.
  • According to his affidavit submitted to the Election Commission of India, he owns 215 gm of Gold and Silver Utensils of 2615 gm.
  • In 2008, a survey by The Times of India found that Lovely received the highest score (6.5 out of 10) for fulfilling his election promises, and approximately 77% of people voted for him in past elections.

    Times of India Survey 2008 about Arvinder Singh Lovely

    Times of India Survey 2008 about Arvinder Singh Lovely

  • Given Lovely’s stronghold of politics in Delhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, the president of the Congress party, appointed him as the President of the party’s Delhi unit ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

    Press release of INC announcing Arvinder Singh Lovely as the new chief of the party in Delhi

    Press release of INC announcing Arvinder Singh Lovely as the new chief of the party in Delhi