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Selja Kumari

Selja Kumari


Selja Kumari of INC was the MP of Ambala. She served in this constituency for two terms. Prior to serving in Ambala, she was elected to Sirsa constituency for two terms. She was the cabinet minister at the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in the UPA government.

Personal Life

Full Name Selja Kumari
Date of Birth 24 Sep 1962 (Age 57)
Place of Birth Chandigarh
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Agriculturist Social Worker
Father's Name Late Choudhury Dalbir Singh
Mother's Name NA


Permanent address H no.660,W.no.-87,Dabra Chowk,Hissar, Durand Road,,Near ArmyPublic School,,Ambala Cantt
Present address 7, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi - 110 011
Contact number 01123018269
Email seljaselja6@gmail.com

Interesting Facts

She entered the political fray in 1990 as the President of Mahila Congress.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    Ceased to be a member of the Lok Sabha upon election as Member of Rajya Sabha.
  • 2011
    Union Cabinet Minister, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Culture and Union Cabinet Minister, Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • 2009
    He was re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha for the fourth term from Ambala by defeating Rattan Lal Kataria of BJP.
  • 2009
    Union Cabinet Minister, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Tourism.
  • 2004
    She was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha for a third term from Ambala from Rattan Lal Kataria of BJP by a margin of over two lakh votes.
  • 2004
    Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.
  • 1996
    She was re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha for a second term from Sirsa. However, she lost the following election.
  • 1996
    Secretary and Spokesperson, All India Congress Committee.
  • 1995
    Union Minister of State, Department of Education and Culture, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • 1992
    Union Deputy Minister, Dept. of Education & Culture, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • 1991
    He was elected to 10th Lok Sabha from Sirsa constituency where he defeated Het Ram of JP by a margin of one lakh votes.
  • 1990
    He was elected Joint Secretary, All India Mahila Congress.
Net Worth4.67 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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