Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

1977-82 and 1987-90 Member, Haryana Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1977-79 Cabinet Minister, Labour and Employment, Govt. of Haryana
1987-90 Cabinet Minister, Education, Food and Civil Supplies, Govt. of Haryana
1990 Elected to Rajya Sabha
1992-94 Chairperson, Joint Committee on Catering
Member, Committee on Government Assurances, Rajya Sabha
1994-96 Chairperson, Committee on Petitions, Rajya Sabha
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
16 May-1 Jun. 1996 Union Cabinet Minister, Information and Broadcasting
1996-98 Member, Standing Committee on Defence
Chairperson, Sub-Committee on Upgradation and Modernisation of Naval Fleet
Member, Committee of Privileges
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
19 Mar.-12 Oct. 1998 Union Cabinet Minister, Information and Broadcasting; and Telecommunications (Additional Charge)
13 Oct.- 3 Dec. 1998 Chief Minister, N.C.T. of Delhi
Apr. 2000 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
30 Sep. 2000 - 29 Jan. 2003 Union Cabinet Minister, Information and Broadcasting
29 Jan. 2003 - 22 May 2004 Union Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs
Aug. 2004 - 2009 Chairperson, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Business Advisory Committee, Rajya Sabha
Member, General Purposes Committee, Rajya Sabha
Sep. 2004 - 2009 Member, Ethics Committee, Rajya Sabha
Oct. 2004 - 2009 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
Apr. 2006 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (3rd term)
May 2006 - 2009 Member, Parliamentary Forum on Population and Public Health
May 2008 - 2009 Member, House Committee, Rajya Sabha
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
31 Aug. 2009 - 1 Jan. 2010 Chairperson, Standing Committee on External Affairs
23 Sep. 2009 Member, Rules Committee
7 Oct. 2009 Member, Committee on Ethics
19 Oct. 2009 Member, General Purpose Committee
21 Dec. 2009 Leader , BJP Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Leader of Opposition, Lok Sabha
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
27 May 2014 - 16 Feb. 2016 Union Cabinet Minister, External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs
16 Feb. 2016 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, External Affairs

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