Rajesh Dharmani Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Ghumarwin, Bilaspur
Wife: Sonika Sharma
Age: 51 Years

Rajesh Dharmani

Profession(s)Politician, Engineer, Agriculturist, Social Worker
Known forBeing appointed the cabinet minister of Himachal Pradesh in 2023
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper
Political PartyIndian National Congress (INC)
Indian National Congress (INC) flag
Political Journey• Secretary of the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee
• Vice President of The Himachal Pradesh Youth Congress
• AICC Secretary
• Convener of Technical Cell National Student Union of India (NSUI)
• Elected as an MLA from Ghumarwin Constituency (2007)
• Member of the Estimates & Human Development Committees
• Re-elected as an MLA from the Ghumarwin constituency (2012)
• Served as Chief Parliamentary Secretary (2013-2017)
• Contested and lost the Himachal Pradesh Vidhhan Sabha Elections (2017)
• Re-elected as an MLA from the Ghumarwin constituency (2022)
• Nominated as Chairman of the Human Development Committee (2022)
• Nominated as Member of the Public Accounts & e-Governance-cum-General Purposes Committees (2022)
• Became the Cabinet Minister of the Government of Himachal Pradesh (2023)
Rajesh Dharmani taking oath as a Cabinet Minister
• Minister of Technical Education (2023-present)
• Minister of Vocational and Industrial Training (2023-present)
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 April 1972 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023) 51 Years
BirthplaceGhumarwin, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac signAries
SignatureA signature of Rajesh Dharmani
HometownGhumarwin, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
SchoolGovernment Senior Secondary School, Ghumarwin
College/University• National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamirpur
• Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi
Educational Qualification• Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology in 1994
• Master's of Business Administration from Indira Gandhi National University in 2007 [1]Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha
ReligionHinduism [2]ETV Bharat
HobbiesReading, Writing, Travelling
ControversiesBrief Details of IPCs
• Charges related to Punishment for being a member of an unlawful assembly (IPC Section-143)
• Charges related to Punishment for wrongful restraint (IPC Section-341) [3]MyNeta - Rajesh Dharmani
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage date14 May 2013
Wife/SpouseSonika Sharma (Vice President of Samvedna Charitable Society)
Rajesh Dharmani with Sonika Sharma
ChildrenDaughter- Mandisha Dharmani
Rajesh Dharmani with his daughter
ParentsFather- Rattan Lal Dharmani (Retired Teacher)
Mother- Vimla Devi
Rajesh Dharmani's parents
Style Quotient
Car CollectionFord Fusion
Money Factor
Income (approx.)Income- Rs. 12,36,830 (for the financial year 2022) [4]MyNeta - Rajesh Dharmani
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
• Cash: Rs. 1,00,000
• Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions, and Non-Banking Financial Companies: Rs. 26,19,566
• Bonds, Debentures, and Shares in Companies: Rs. 6,96,000
• LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 2,40,000
• Motor Vehicles: Rs. 80,000
• Jewellery: Rs. 6,75,500

Immovable Assets
• Agricultural Land: Rs. 25,00,000
• Residential Buildings: Rs. 9,75,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2022. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents. [5]MyNeta - Rajesh Dharmani
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 75,20,452

Note: The net worth was for the financial year 2022. It excludes the net worth owned by his wife and dependents. [6]MyNeta - Rajesh Dharmani

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajesh Dharmani

  • Rajesh Dharmani joined the Indian National Congress during his college days.
  • In 2013, he gave his resignation from the Chief Parliamentary Secretary post but later withdrew the resignation. Again in 2014, he gave his resignation for the same post.
  • In 2017, he was defeated by BJP candidate Rajinder Garg by a margin of 10,435 votes in the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Elections.
  • Apart from politics, Rajesh Dharmani is active in environment protection, agriculture, women empowerment, and sericulture promotion.
  • He has travelled to different countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, and Nepal for vacation.
  •  He has founded “Samvedna Charitable Society,” a charity group, to help the poor students and children of widows in Himachal Pradesh.
  • In 2023, during the 31st State Level Children’s Science Conference at the National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Rajesh Dharmani revealed the government’s plan to increase software exports from Rs 5 crore to Rs 100 crore. [7]The Economic Times
  • In 2023, he claimed in an interview that a board of Temple Trust Mata Shri Naina Devi Ji will be put near Kainchi Mod on the four lanes for the tourists travelling to Leh Ladakh and Kullu Manali so that they can easily find the temple.
  • In 2023, after Rajesh Dharmani came into power as Cabinet Minister he restored the Old Pension Scheme.
  • In 2023, Rajesh Dharmani joined Rahul Gandhi in the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Himachal Pradesh.
    Rajesh Dharmani with Rahul Gandhi

    Rajesh Dharmani with Rahul Gandhi