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Jagdish Mukhi: BJP (Janakpuri)

delhi Updated: Oct 27, 2008 00:23 IST
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Jagdish Mukhi: BJP (Janakpuri)

A product of Emergency

Profession: Leader of Opposition in Delhi assembly. Served as finance and education minister when BJP ruled in 1993. Before full-time politics, Mukhi was a reader in commerce department, Shahid Bhagat Singh College. He has authored two text books on finance.

Education: M Com from Sri Ram College of Commerce and PhD in Finance from Kurukshetra University.

Political Career: Associated with ABVP, BJP’s student wing, in college. “Excesses of Emergency pushed me into politics in 1977,” he says. His first electoral victory came in 1980 when he got elected to the then Metropolitan Council, equivalent of Delhi Assembly. Since then, he has not lost a single election.

Family: Wife Prem Mukhi was a teacher before marriage. Chose to remain at home after. They have a son and daughter.

Cars: Travels in official white ambassador. Son drives a Toyota Qualis, while daughter-in-law has a Maruti Wagon-R