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Manohar Lal Khattar

Manohar Lal Khattar


Manohar Lal Khattar is the first BJP leader to be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Haryana on 26 October 2014. The Former RSS Pracharak is the 10th CM of Haryana and succeeded Bhupinder Singh Hooda (INC) after BJP won the 2014 Assembly Elections in the state.

After becoming a permanent member of BJP's parental organisation in 1977, he served the RSS for 14 years and later joined the BJP in 1994. Khattar, who is a lifelong bachelor, was elected from the Karnal Constituency.

Khattar, who belongs to Khatri caste, defeated his rival Congress opponent Surender Singh Narwal by a whopping margin of 63,736 votes and won his maiden election in 2014 polls. From an ordinary party worker, Khattar made his ascent in the party ranks and became an organisational secretary of the BJP and was eventually rewarded for his hard work to be made the CM and create history.

Personal Life

Full Name Manohar Lal Khattar
Date of Birth 05 May 1954 (Age 68)
Place of Birth Maham
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate
Profession Tution Work & Agriculturist
Father's Name Harbans Lal Khattar
Mother's Name N.A.


Permanent address 216 New Prem Nagar, Karnal
Present address House No.: 1, Sector-3, Chandigarh
Contact number 9868254075
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

Khattar ran a shop near Sadar Bazar in Delhi while pursuing his bachelor's degree from Delhi University. He even took tuition work to earn his livelihood in early life.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    Khattar contested from Karnal constituency in Assembly Elections. He won and took oath as Chief Minister of Haryana on 26 October 2014.
  • 2014
    Khattar became a member of BJP's National Executive Committee.
  • 2014
    He was appointed as Chairman of BJP's Haryana Election Campaign Committee for Lok Sabha Elections.
  • 2000
    Khattar was appointed as Organizational General Secretary of the BJP in Haryana. He served this post till 2014.
  • 1994
    Manohar Lal joined BJP in 1994 and he was made Sangathan Mahamantri in Haryana.
  • 1977
    Manohar Lal Khattar joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at the young age of 24 years. Three years later he became a full-time pracharak of RSS. He worked as a full-time pracharak for 14 years before joining BJP.

Early Life

  • 1954
    Khattar's family migrated from Pakistan after partition in 1947 and settled in Rohtak district. They arrived India empty handed. Khattar completed his high school from Pandit Neki Ram Sharma Government College, Rohtak. He then shifted to Delhi to complete his bachelor's degree from Delhi University. He's also run a shop near Sadar Bazar in Delhi during his college days.


Holds the distinction of becoming the first BJP leader to be sworn in as CM of Haryana.

Won his maiden Assembly Election by thrashing Congress candidate by 63,736 votes.

Khattar constantly worked towards Central Government's save the girl child campaign titled 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao.' It was due to his government's effort that the child sex ratio improved in Haryana.
Net Worth55.1 LAKHS
Liabilities6.2 LAKHS

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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