Prof. Kiran Walia, MLA




Name of the Party


Indian National Congress




Ward No. & Name of the Assembly Constituency


Ward No. 9 & Hauz Khas




Fatherís Name


Late Sh. S. N. Bhasin




Motherís Name


Late Smt. Leela Bhasin




Date of Birth


28th October, 1944




Marital Status






Spouseís Name


Sh. Parkash Walia




No. of Sons & Daughters


One son and one daughter




Educational Qualifications


Master of Arts






Diploma in Research Methodology from Political Science and Indian Public Administration Institute.






Associate Professor, Delhi University.




Present Address


R-120, Greater Kailash-I, New Delhi-110 048




Telephone No.


Ph.        :   23379150 (Telefax-Office)

                 26418252 (Res.)


Mobile :  9810137800




Position held


  • Chairperson, Delhi Commission for Women, Govt. of NCT of Delhi from 2004 to till date.






  • Chairperson, District Development Committee (South)

  • Member, State Council for Right to Information, Govt. of NCT of Delhi.






  • Active in politics since early youth.






  • Convenor, All India Congress Committee (I), Teacherís Cell.






  • Vice President, Society for Secularism (Rajiv Gandhi Foundation Memorial Institute) has been active participant in women organizations and continuously raising women related issues.






  • She is actively associated with Congress Organizations work.






  • She was elected as Member of the Second Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi in the Bye-Elections held in February 1999.






  • She was once again elected as MLA in the elections held in 2003.




Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments, Social and Cultural Activities


  • Founder Member of Swabhima, womenís Group to address, womenís issues.






  • Vice President, S.A.F. Social Action. Activity as NGO involved in slums environment issue and medical health to poor.






  • Member-Executive of PHD Chamber of Commerce.




Languages known


English and Hindi.




Special Interest Favourite/Pastime and Recreation


Reading, Music and Meditation.




Sports & Clubs


Member, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi




Countries Visited


Thailand, Cambodia, USSR, Malaysia, Denmark, Finland.