Yoganand Shastri

Yoganand Shastri - Candidate

Indian National Congress

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Malviya Nagar

Malviya Nagar Constituency

Introduction: Malviya Nagar is an affluent region of South Delhi, and is close to Saket and Hauz Khasvery close to IIT ...
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Member Type :Candidate
Party Name :Indian National Congress
Term :Delhi ( Year 2015)
Constituency :Malviya Nagar
Full NameYoganand Shastri
Father's NameLate Sh. Mahashay Prahlad Singh Arya
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse NameDr. Damyanti Shastri
Permanent AddressC-24, Gitanjali Enclave, New Delhi-110017
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QualificationsM.A., Ph.D
HobbiesSocial Work, Reading
Position Held
Active in Politics since 1971, Treasurer, Delhi Youth Congress during 1974-77; 

Organizer University Teachers Congress (I) during 1977-84, 

Joint Secretary, Delhi Pradesh Congress (I) during 1991-94;

Elected in Assembly election held in 1998, Minister of Food and Supply, From (December,1998 to December,2001),
Again elected as MLA in 2003 and was  Minister of Health and Social Welfare Govt. of Delhi. 

Elected for the fourth assembly in 2008 and elected Speaker of the fourth Assembly
Readerin Saheed Bhagat Singh College

Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments Social and Cultural Activities:
Wrote a Documentary Tiranga & Film on National Movement Promoted by Ministry of I & B GOI,

Wrote a Book Named “PRACHIN BHARAT MAIN YADHEY GANRAJYA” based on Culture & relationship of various tribes of ancient India.

Executive Member “Sarvdeshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha”, Member “VidyaSabha Gurukul Kangri Viswavidyalaya-Haridwar”, Member” Sanskrit Academy” Delhi Government.

Countries Visited: 
France, Mexico, Japan, Koyato, Turkey, Greek, Spain and Purtugal

Creative Work:
Dr. Shastri is an Author of the book ‘Youdheya Republic in ancient India’ published in year 1999. He is Writer of ‘Tiranga’, a chapter in the documentary film on National Movement produced by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. Dr. Shastri delivered more than thirty talks for All India Radio and Doordarshan on Historical and Cultural Diversity of India.

International Representations:
Dr. Shastri represented India in the year 1972 at the International Congress of Orientalists held in Paris and presented a research paper on ‘The Republican Government in Ancient India’ and also represented Delhi University at International Conference on Human Sciences held in 1976 in Mexico. In 1983 he attended the International Congress held at Tokyo and presented a paper ‘Inscribed Teracottas of the Gupts period depleting Ramayana scenes’ and also attended 34th Congress of Asian and North African Studies in 1983 held at Hong Kong and China. In various symposiums and seminars he presented research papers in Italy, England, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Holland and Switzerland.

Member Sanskrit Academy, Delhi.
Convener of University Teachers Congress during 1978-1981.
Former member of International Aryan League (Sarvadeshika Arya Pratinidhi Sabha).
Former Treasurer of ‘Vidhya Sabha’. Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar.
Cash 142000
Deposit in Banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Companies 3687455
Other Financial Instruments NSS, Postal Savings, LIC, Policies etc 200000
Vehicle 1512456
Jewellery 5298660
Other assets, such as values of claims/ interests 950000
Agricultural Land 39650000
Non-Agricultural Land 63351160
Buildings (commercial and residential) 82080000