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Shri Om Prakash Kohli - Present Governor of M.P.


 Blossomed - 09 August 1935 (Delhi)

Education from Delhi University, Punjab University
M.A. (Hindi) Delhi University, Prabhakar from Punjab University, Sahitya Ratn from Prayag

Wife : Shrimati Avinash Kohli
Children : One son and Two daughters

  • Over 37 years of teaching experience with Hansraj College and Deshbandhu College, Delhi University
  • Retired as Reader in 1994
  • Arrested under MISA during emergency for 19 months
  • Detained at Delhi, Agra, and Varanasi jails during emergency period
  • He was P.M. in the Hansraj College Parliament
  • Member of the working committee of Delhi University Students Union
  • National President of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad for 3 consecutive terms
  • President of Delhi University Teachers Association from 1973 to 1979
  • Was President of National Democratic Teachers Front
  • Member of the Rajya Sabha from 1994-2000
  • Was Chairman of Rajya Sabha's Housing Committee
  • Was member of the Rajya Sabha committee for putting up papers on the floor of the house
  • Was member of the Standing Committee on Urban and Rural Development
  • Was member of the Standing Committee on Finance
  • President of the Delhi State unit of the Bhartiya Janta Party from 1991 to 1995
  • National Secretary of the BJP from 2009 to 10
  • Was State incharge of BJP for J & K, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, HP, and Rajasthan
  • Was member of Central Disciplinary Committee of Bhartiya Janta Party
  • Was Chairman of Central Disciplinary Committee of Bhartiya Janta Party
  • Was incharge of national head quarters of Bhartiya Janta Party
  • Appointed Governor of Gujarat on 16 July, 2014
  • Has a keen interest in educational and academic activities