Ashwini Kumar Chopra

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha 2014 – present

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 11 June 1956 (age 62)
Place Jalandhar, India
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Academics Graduation from Guru Nanak Dev University. Masters in Journalism from Punjab University.


Ashwini Kumar Chopra, senior journalist, Resident Editor, Punjab Kesari, Delhi, He got elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Karnal as a candidate of the
Bharatiya Janata Party, is the eldest son of the third generation from the journalists family belongs to the Hindsamachar group of newspapers.
During the days of terrorism in Punjab, his grand father Lala Jagat Narain and father Romesh Chander have been assassinated in 1981 and 1994 respectively.
In their collective bid to curb terrorism through a drive by the journalists and activists, Punjab Kesari is commonly called as the newspaper of martyr journalists.