MLA, Najafgarh, Delhi
Kailash Gahlot is a Cabinet Minister in the Delhi government. He won his first election to the Delhi Legislative Assembly in February 2015, from the Najafgarh constituency. Currently, he holds the Administrative Reforms, Transport, Revenue, Law, Justice and Legislative Affairs, Women and Child Development and Information & Technology portfolios.
Gahlot has a longstanding commitment to public service as a philanthropist, educationist and an entrepreneur for social change. He is widely known for his passion for human development issues especially concerning the youth and the underprivileged. Born on 22 July 1974, Mr Gahlot belongs to Mitraun village in Najafgarh, where his family has lived for over nine generations and has been working for the people of the area.
Professionally, Mr Gahlot is an accomplished advocate in the Supreme Court and Delhi High Court with over 16 years of legal practice with a distinguished set of clients across sectors. During 2005-2007, Mr Gahlot was elected as Member Executive in Bar Association of High Court of Delhi.