Shimla: Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to the newly inducted Cabinet Ministers Rajesh Dharmani from Ghumarwin assembly constituency and Yadvinder Goma from Jaisinghpur Assembly segment at Raj Bhawan today.
Chief Minister’s Thakur Sukhvinder Singh’s Sukhu and Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri were also present on the occasion. Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena conducted the proceedings.
Speaker HP Vidhan Sabha, Kuldeep Singh Pathania, Cabinet Ministers, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries, Principal Advisor (Media) to the Chief Minister Naresh Chauhan, Chairman of various commissions, MLAs, senior Civil and Police officers, family members of newly inducted ministers, and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion amongst others.
Sh. Rajesh Dharmani
An MLA from Ghumarwin assembly constituency of district Bilaspur, Rajesh Dharmani is son of Smt Vimla Devi and Sh. Rattan Lal Dharmani and was born on 2nd April, 1972 in Ghumarwin. He did his B.Tech (Civil) from NIT Hamirpur & MBA from IGNOU. Sh. Dharmani is married to Sonika Sharma and has one daughter.
He held several important posts in the Congress Party. He remained Secretary, HPCC, Vice President/General Secretary, State Youth Congress, President, DCC, Secretary AICC and General Secretary & Convener Technical Cell of NSUI. He was elected to the State Legislative Assembly in December, 2007 and again in 2012. He remained Member, Estimates & Human Development Committees, from 2007-2012 and Chief Parliamentary Secretary from 2013 to May, 2017.
He has been elected third time to the State Legislative Assembly in December, 2022. He was also nominated as Chairman, Human Development Committee and Member, Public Accounts & e-Governance-cum-General Purposes Committees.
Besides being an agriculturalist, he is also dedicated towards the social service and helping poor students in pursuing their higher education. He has also promoted Sericulture in a big way.
Sh. Yadvinder Goma
An MLA from Jaisinghpur assembly constituency of district Kangra, Yadvinder Goma is son of Smt. Vidya Devi and Sh. Milkhi Ram Goma (former Member, H.P. Vidhan Sabha) He was born on 4th February, 1986 at Palampur in Kangra and did his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering and MBA from IEET Baddi. He is married to Neelam Goma and has one daughter.
Sh. Goma remained President of Youth Congress from Jaisinghpur from 2010 to 2015, General Secretary, State Rajeev Gandhi Panchayati Raj organization from 2011 to 2014 and President, Himachal Pradesh Congress SC Cell from 2019-2021.
He was elected to the State Legislative Assembly in 2012 and now again in December, 2022. He was nominated as Chairman, Subordinate Legislation Committee of Vidhan Sabha and Member, Welfare & Rules Committees.