Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Lekhi, Smt. Meenakashi
Constituency   : New Delhi (NCT of Delhi )
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : meenakashi[DOT]lekhi[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
mrs[DOT]mlekhi[AT]gmail[DOT]com
Website : http://www[DOT]meenakshilekhi[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Shri Bhagwan Khanna
Mother's Name Smt. Amarlata Khanna
Date of Birth 30 Apr 1967
Place of Birth New Delhi
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 Apr 1992
Spouse's Name Shri Aman Lekhi
No. of Sons 2
Educational
Qualifications
B.Sc. (Hons), LL.B.
Educated at Hindu College and Campus Law Centre - I, Delhi University, Delhi
Profession Advocate
Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address
C-98A, South Extension, Part-II
New Delhi-110049
Tel : (011) 26267501, 09810729643 (M)
Present Address
C-98A, South Extension, Part-II
New Delhi-110049
Tel : (011) 26267501/03, 09810729643 (M)
Positions Held
2010 National Vice President, BJP Mahila Morcha
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
12 June 2014 onwards Member, House Committee
1 Sep. 2014 20 July 2016 Member, Committee on Privileges
Member, Press Council of India
Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development
11 Dec. 2014 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
20 July 2016 onwards Chairperson, Committee on Privileges


 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Many articles on varied subjects.
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Actively associated with social & cultural activities for securing justice for women & children; Joint Secretary, Blind Relief Association
 
Special Interests
Skill development, Ecology & Environment
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading & Travelling
 
Sports and Clubs
Watching Soccer
 
Countries Visited
Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Switzerland and U.K.
 
Other Information
Enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1990; started practicing at the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, other Courts, tribunals and forums in Delhi and other parts of the country and argued a wide variety of matters such as bails, revisions, trials, appeals, criminal writs, Prevention of Corruption Act/Customs Act/FERA prosecutions, domestic violence and Family Law dispute.
She has been part of the Drafting Committees for Bills like ‘Women Reservation Bill’ and ‘Problem of Sexual Harassment at Workplace’ and also played an active role in the drafting of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013 which provided for amending the existing laws related to sexual violence. She was lawyer for the victim in the Shanti Mukund Hospital rape case and represented media in the Court to get the ban on media coverage of case proceedings in the Nirbhaya rape case revoked and was successful in the effort and also took up the case of permanent commissioning of women officers in the Indian Armed Forces. She has been in the National Commission for Women (NCW)’s special Committee, Chairperson of Special Task Force on Women Empowerment, Vice Chairperson of JPM, Blind School, new Delhi and Joint Secretary, Blind Relief Association.
As a National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), she has been successfully articulating, advocating and campaigning BJP’s policies, programs and campaigns; and participates in various television shows on matters on National and International importance.


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