Indian Institute of Teacher Education A State University established by Govt. of Gujarat
Name Shri Om Prakash Kohli
Father's Name Late Shri Manohar Lal Kohli
Mother's Name Late Shrimati Shiv Devi
Date of Birth August 9, 1935
Place Birth Delhi
Spouse's Name Shrimati Avinash Kohli
Children Three : (Son: Vishu Kohli, Daughters: Smt. Suparna Kohli and Ms. Ritu Kohli)
Education MA (Hindi) from University of Delhi
Prabhakar from Punjab University
Sahitya Ratna from Prayag
Work Experience Worked as a lecturer at Hansraj College & Deshbandhu College (University of Delhi) for over 37 years. Retired as a Reader in 1994.
Student activism Was PM of Hansraj College (University of Delhi) Parliament Was a Member of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Executive Was All India President of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for 3 consecutive terms.
Teacher activism Was President of Delhi University's Teachers Association (DUTA) from 1973-79 Was elected member of Academic and Executive Councils of the University of Delhi Was President of National Democratic Teacher's Front (NDTF), a nationalist organization of University Teachers
Political activism Was arrested under MISA for 19 months during the National Emergency and lodged in Delhi, Agra and Varanasi jails.
Years in Parliament Was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha (1994-2000) Chairman, Housing Committee, Rajya Sabha Member, Committee on papers to be laid on the table of Rajya Sabha Member, Standing Committee on Urban & Rural Development Member, Standing Committee on Finance Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Organizational responsibilities held President of Delhi State BJP from 1991-95 and for the second time in 2009-10 National Secretary, BJP Incharge (Prabhari) of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan Secretary, Central Disciplinary Committee, BJP President, Central Disciplinary Committee, BJP BJP Headquarters Incharge
Interests Academics and educational activities
As Governor He resumed the office of the Governor of Gujarat on 16th July, 2014.
Address Raj Bhavan, Sector – 20, Gandhinagar – 382020.
Telephone 079-23243171/72/73
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