Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (7th term) May, 2014
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings 14 Aug. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology 1 Sep. 2014 onwards

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 8 November 1927
Place Karachi, Bombay Presidency, British India
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party (1980–present)
Academics Law Graduate Educated at St. Patricks High School, Karachi, D.G. National College, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan and Government Law College, Mumbai, Maharashtra


Lal Krishna Advani (born 8 November 1927), known as L. K. Advani, is an Indian politician who served as the 7th Deputy Prime Minister of India from 2002 to 2004 under Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Advani also served as Minister of Home Affairs in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government from 1998 to 2004. He is one of the co-founders and a senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party. He was the Leader of the Opposition in the 10th Lok Sabha and 14th Lok Sabha.[1] Advani began his political career as a volunteer of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a right-wing Hindu nationalist organisation. In 2015 he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian honor