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Ashwani Sharma- “An Inspiration for Millions”

Ashwani Kumar Sharma(Born 23 January 1964) is an Indian politician and a current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Punjab president. He was a member of Punjab Legislative Assembly and represented Pathankot. His desire for social work motivated him and he joined RSS at the tender age of 9 . During his college time he played the key role in ABVP, he joined active politics in 1988 by becoming a member of B.J.Y.M.(Pb).judging his leadership qualities and bright acumen the B.J.P elevated him to the more responsible post of Mandal Pradhan in 1989. His vibrant personality with selfless service infused new life into the party workers. Known for his organisational and managerial skills, he was made the President B.J.Y.M (Pb) in 2004. After a successful term he was appointed as General Secretary BJP Punjab from 2007 to 2010.Meanwhile, he became Chairman of District. Planning Board Gurdaspur. Due to his consistent diligence and selfless efforts, he was elected as BJP Punjab State President in 2010. Under his leadership party performed exceptionally well in 2012 legislative elections by winning all the Vidhan Sabha seats for BJP in Dist. Pathankot and contributed a lot in building SAD-BJP alliance and was able to repeat the coalition government in Punjab after 43 years and also became member of legislative assembly in 2012.

Early life

He was born in a lower-middle-class family on 23 January 1964. His father Pt. Uma Dutt Sharma was a devoted Hindu, a renowned pandit(priest) and astrologer in the Dist. Gurdaspur. The family had migrated to India from Sialkot (Pakistan) after partition.

Ashwani Kumar Sharma did his early schooling from Vivekananda Model High School, Pathankot and went to do his graduation from Guru Nanak Dev University in Bachelor of Arts. Sharma was involved with RSS based social service activities since childhood, he participated in the neighborhood shakhas as a boy from there on he was formerly inducted to become a RSS Swayamsevak. During his college days in Pathankot, he worked as an active member of ABVP and has been vociferous supporter of students in active Indian Politics.

Political career

His desire for social work motivated him and he joined RSS at the tender age of 9 . During his college time he played the key role in ABVP, he joined active politics in 1988 by becoming a member of B.J.Y.M.(Pb).judging his leadership qualities and bright acumen the B.J.P elevated him to the more responsible post of Mandal Pradhan in 1989. His vibrant personality with selfless service infused new life into the party workers. Known for his organisational and managerial skills, he was made the President B.J.Y.M. (Pb) in 2004.

After a successful term he was appointed as General Secretary BJP Punjab from 2007 to 2010.Meanwhile, he became Chairman of District. Planning Board Gurdaspur. Due to his consistent diligence and selfless efforts, he was elected as BJP Punjab State President in 2010. Under his leadership party performed exceptionally well in 2012 legislative elections by winning all the Vidhan Sabha seats for BJP in Dist. Pathankot and contributed a lot in building SAD-BJP alliance and was able to repeat the coalition government in Punjab after 43 years and also became member of legislative assembly in 2012.