Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha
Dynamic and versatile face of BJP, Meenakshi Lekhi is the national spokesperson of the party. A Supreme Court lawyer, Lekhi is a member of Parliament from the New Delhi parliamentary constituency and has earned the distinction of defeating veteran Congress leader Ajay Maken with a margin of over 1.5 lakh votes in her first Lok Sabha election. Considered as one of the strongest leaders of BJP, Meenakshi Lekhi graduated from Delhi University’s Hindu College, and completed her LLB Degree from Campus Law Centre and registered with Delhi-Bar Council in the year 1990. She has practised in various courts, including several tribunals, Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court. She has also practiced in a range of forums across India and also handled a range of issues pertaining to women in the courts, such as domestic violence, family law disputes and most importantly the issue of permanent commission of the lady officers in the armed forces.