Party affiliation: Bharatiya Janata Party
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.