Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Lekhi, Smt. Meenakashi
Constituency   : New Delhi (NCT of Delhi)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : mrs[DOT]mlekhi[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
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
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 - 25 May 2019 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 - 25 May 2019 Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
20 July 2016 - 25 May 2019 Chairperson, Committee on Privileges
3 Nov. 2017 Member, Press Council of India
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
21 June 2019 onwards Member, Panel of Chairpersons, Lok Sabha
24 July 2019 onwards Chairperson, Committee on Public Undertakings
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
09 Oct. 2019 onwards Member, Committee of Privileges
12 Dec. 2019 onwards Chairperson, Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019
21 Nov. 2019 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee, Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

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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