Ajay Maken is the current Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister of India and member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the New Delhi constituency of Delhi and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He was following in the footsteps of his grandfather and uncle Lalit Maken, who was also a renowned trade union leader.
Ajay Maken is married and has three children.
Ajay Maken, was elected the President of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) in 1985, having the rare honor of being the only B.Sc Chemistry(Hons)- Final Year student to serve this post.
Best Modern Language Association Award,
Republic of India
In recognition of his contribution to Assembly In recognition of his contribution to Assembly debates & proceedings, Ajay Maken was given the Best Modern Language Association Award for the year 1998-99 for his excellent performance in Delhi Assembly.