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Ashwini Kumar Chopra

Ashwini Kumar Chopra


Ashwini Kumar Chopra is a senior journalist, Resident Editor of 'Punjab Kesari', Delhi. He got elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Karnal as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. During the days of terrorism in Punjab, his grand father Lala Jagat Narain and father Romesh Chander were assassinated in 1981 and 1994 respectively. In their collective bid to curb terrorism through a drive by the journalists and activists, Punjab Kesari is commonly called as the newspaper of martyr journalists.

Personal Life

Full Name Ashwini Kumar Chopra
Date of Birth 11 Jun 1956 (Age 63)
Place of Birth Jalandhar, Punjab
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate
Profession Publisher and Social Worker
Father's Name Shri Romesh Chander
Mother's Name Smt. Sudershan Chopra
Spouse's Name Smt. Kiran Chopra
No of Sons 3


Permanent address Plot No. 2,Printing Press Complex,Ring Road, Wazirpur,New Delhi-110035Tel : (011) 30712200, 09810007800 (M)Fax : (011) 30712383
Present address Plot No. 2,Printing Press Complex,Ring Road, Wazirpur,New Delhi-110035Tel : (011) 30712200, 09810007800 (M)Fax : (011) 30712383
Contact number 9810072346
Email ashwanikumar.mp@sansad.nic.in

Interesting Facts

He is interested in reading and writing. He takes deep interest in Socio-Economic development besides Sports, Student activities and politics. He is known for his frank, fearless courageous writing in the news paper.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    Member, Standing Committee on Home affairs
  • 2014
    Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs
  • 2014
    Ashwini Kumar Chopra was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha by defeating Arvind Kumar Sharma of INC party from Karnal constituency.
Net Worth54.47 CRORE
Liabilities15.39 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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