Nahan MLA Dr Rajeev Bindal
Dr. Rajeev Bindal is the Nahan MLA. He is associated with Bharatiya Janata Party. He is son of late Vaid Bal Mukand Bindal. He was born on 12th January, 1955 at Solan. He is GAMS (Ayurvedacharya) and Certified Scholar of Grace Mission (C.S.G.M.). He is married to Smt. Madhu Bindal.
Nahan is the headquarters of Sirmaur district. It is also the location of Indian Special Forces Training School. It was the capital of the former Sirmur princely state. As of 2005 Census, Nahan had a population of 56053. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Nahan has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 77%. In Nahan, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Dr Rajeev Bindal has been a member of R.S.S. He was put behind bars for four months under D.I.R for opposing the imposition of Emergency in 1976. He served the people of ‘Ho Tribe’ of Jharkhand as Missionary Doctor in 1979-81. He served also the poor and the orphans in H.P. as founding General Secretary and later as President of ‘Himgiri’ Ayurvedic Ashram, in 1985-2005. He remained President, Municipal Committee, Solan, in 1996 to 2000. Treasurer, State BJP, 1998-2000 and subsequently remained its Spokesperson, 2003-06; Vice-President, 2006-08; and presently, General Secretary. Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in a by-election in 2000; re-elected in 2003 and 2007 from Solan segment of the Legislative Assembly, which after delimitation has been reserved for SC. Remained Chairman, H.P. State Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board, 2001-02; Health & Family Welfare Minister on 09-01-2008 to August, 2012. Elected to the State Assembly for a fourth time in 2012.
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