Sahib Singh Verma

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Dr. Sahib Singh Verma (Lakra)

Dr. Sahib Singh Verma Lakada (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.

Bio Profile

Father’s Name - Shri Mir Singh

Mother’s Name - Smt. Bharpai Devi

Date of Birth - 15 March 1943

Place of Birth - Village Mundka (Delhi)

Marital Status - Married, had two sons and three daughters

Date of Marriage - 13 May 1954

Spouse's Name - Smt. Sahib Kaur Dahiya from Nahra Sonipat

Educational Qualifications - M.A., M. Lib.Sc., Ph.D.

Profession - Educationist , Agriculturist

Positions Held

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.

Contact details

  • 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.


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