Pawan Bansal: quick rise and quicker fall
Former railway minister is being investigated by the CBI after his nephew was arrested on bribery charge.delhi Updated: Jun 04, 2013 11:22 IST
Punjab University law graduate Pawan Kumar Bansal's political journey begins as "Mr Clean'' when he first gets the Congress ticket and defeats a BJP heavyweight from Chandigarh in 1999. He gradually rises to become the railway minister and is made to resign following cash-for-posting charges.
Here is a timeline of his career: