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Vijaya Raje SCINDIA

Vijaya Raje SCINDIA, Indian Member of the Rajya Sabha. India International Centre, New Delhi.

Background

  • SCINDIA, Vijaya Raje was born on October 12, 1919 in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. Daughter of the late Thakur Mahendra Singhji.

  • Education

    • I.T. College, Lucknow.

    Career

    • Previously associated with Indian National Congress and Jana Sangh. Member, Lok Sabha, 1957-1962, 1962-1967 and 1971-1977. Member, Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, 1967-1971.

      Member of Rajya Sabha, since 1978. Leader, Sanyukta Vidhayak Dal in Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. Professional career: Founder President, Shishu Mandir and Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior.

      President, Board of Governors: Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior. Madhav Engineering College, Gwalior. Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, Vidisha.

      Chancellor, Sagar University, 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Bharatiya Janata Party

    Membership

    India International Centre, New Delhi. Clubs: Gymkhana Club, Delhi. Willingdon Sports Club, Bombay.

    Personality

    Interests

    Recreations: music, art, reading.

    Connections

    • [{"type":"father","name":"the late Thakur Mahendra Singhji"},{"type":"spouse","name":"His Highness the late Maharaja Sir Jiwaji Rao Scindia of Gwalior"}]
    • father: the late Thakur Mahendra Singhji
    • spouse: His Highness the late Maharaja Sir Jiwaji Rao Scindia of Gwalior
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    Born October 12, 1919
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