Biography

P.P. Chaudhary (born 12 July 1953) (Member of Parliament, Pali, Rajsthan – Lok Sabha) is currently the Union Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Justice; and Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Formerly, Mr Chaudhary was the Chairperson of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Offices of Profit and was also a member of the Committee on Subordinate Legislation and the Standing Committee on Personnel, Committee on Public Grievances, Law and Justice. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and won the Indian general elections, 2014 from Pali Lok Sabha constituency, with a victory margin of over 4,00,000 votes.

Political

Represented as Indian delegate in International Parliamentary Conference on Human Rights in the Houses of London, U.K. (2-6 Feb. 2015)

Attended the International Executive Committee and General Assembly Meetings, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, London, U.K. as the representative of the Parliament of India (30 Sept. 6 Oct. 2015) & elected for three years as Member of International Executive Committee, Common Wealth Parliamentary Association London, U.K. (Union Branch – Parliament of India)

Attended the International Executive Committee of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, London, U.K. (Represented Union Branch-Parliament of India) 27-29 April, 2016. In both the meeting of CPA, effectively put forward the Indian view point on the issue of Jammu & Kashmir

Provided insurance cover for 1,31,175 (one lakh thirty-one thousand one hundred seventy five) women of Pali Lok Sabha, from his own Parliamentary Salary & Income (September 2015)

Inducted as a minister in Prime Minister Modi’s cabinet on 5th July 2016.

Social And Cultural Activities

Worked to improve & uplift the educational status of children, especially girls, in rural areas. Developed hostel facilities in urban area for students of rural area to facilitate higher education especially for girls. Actively associated with eye camps, rural development programmes and sports competitions.

Special Interests

Actively worked for the cause of farmers in the state of Rajasthan. Pursued many cases of farmers related to various irrigation projects. Promoted organic farming.

Positions Held

May, 2014- Elected to 16th Lok Sabha

1 Sep. 2014 onwards- Chairperson, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Offices of Profit.

Also a member to the following Committees-

  1. Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice.
  2. Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
  3. Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance & Corporate Affairs.

29 Jan. 2015 onwards-

Became a Member in the following Committees-

  1. Member, General Purposes Committee – Lok Sabha
  2. Member, Central Direct Taxes Advisory Committee (Ministry of Finance)

13 May 2015 onwards- Member, Joint Committee on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015

11 Sept. 2015 onwards- Member, International Executive Committee, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, London, UK (Union Branch – Parliament of India)

23 Dec. 2015 onwards- Member, Joint Committee on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

25 April 2016 onwards- Chairperson, Felloship Committee, Lok Sabha

11 May 2016 onwards- Member, Joint Committee on the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provision (Amendment) Bill, 2016

5 July 2016 onwards- Union Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Justice; and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

3 September 2017 onwards- Union Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Justice; and Ministry of Corporate Affairs