Dr. Sahib Singh Verma
Dr. Sahib Singh Verma (1943-2007) was the former Chief Minister and Education Minister of Delhi. He was also the former Union Labour Minister of India. He was a veteran leader of Bhartiya Janata Party and has also served as Vice-President of BJP. He had been associated with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) from childhood. He became a Sangh swayamsevak in 1970. In 1986, he successfully did third Sangh Shiksha Varga. After completing his education he joined as lecturer in a Delhi College and later on became librarian.
Father’s Name - Shri Mir Singh
Mother’s Name - Smt. Bharpai Devi
Date of Birth - 15 March 1943
Marital Status - Married, had two sons and three daughters
Date of Marriage - 13 May 1954
Spouse's Name - Smt. Sahib Kaur
Educational Qualifications - M.A., M. Lib.Sc., Ph.D.
Profession - Educationist , Agriculturist
1977-89 - Councillor, Metropolitan Council, Delhi
1993-98 - Member, Delhi Legislative Assembly
1993-96 - Cabinet Minister, Delhi
1996-98 - Chief Minister, Delhi
1999 - Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 - Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
2000-2001 - Member, Committee on Ethics
July 2002 - May 2004 - Union Cabinet Minister, Labour
Dr. Sahib Singh Verma has widely travelled in different parts of the world. He also served as a teacher at various times during 1974-99.
- Permanent Address - 7B, U. & V. , Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi 110 052.. * Phone - (011) 27474060, FAX: 27477777
Dr Sahib Singh Verma was killed on Saturday dated 30-6-2007 in a road accident in Shahjahanpur in Rajasthan.
He was returning from Sikar in Rajasthan when the Tata Safari in which he was travelling collided with a truck on national highway 8. He had gone to village Ranasar near Neem Ka Thana to supervise work on an ideal village 'Vande Mataram', being built by Rashtriya Sawabhiman Sansthan, an organisation floated by him.
- Official Biography from the Lok Sabha
- Dr. Sahib Singh Verma - www.drsahibsingh.com
- Rediff On The NeT: Transcript of the Sahib Singh Verma Chat
- Editorial Tribune India
- Sahib Singh takes over as Labour Minister - Economic Times
- Ex Delhi CM Sahib Singh Verma dies in road mishap - Economic Times
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