Welcome to Humor Nation. Alka Lamba is an Indian politician, born on 21 September 1975. After serving the Indian National Congress for more than 20 years, she quit on 26 December 2014 and was elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly from Chandni Chowk in February 2015.
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1. Personal Life
Alka Lamba was born in 1975, she is the daughter of Amar Nath Lamba and his wife Raj Kumari Lamba. She completed her schooling from government girls senior secondary school, Delhi. She did her graduation from Delhi University, earning MSc in chemistry and after that M.Ed. from Bundelkhand University. Alka married Lokesh Kapoor but the couple divorced in 2003.
2. Political Career
Lamba began her political carrier in 1994 when she was just at the age of 19 years old. In the second year of her B.Sc, she joins (NSUI) National Students’ Union of India, the student wing of the Congress party and was promptly given the responsibility of being Delhi State Girl Convener.
3. In 1995, she contested the Delhi University Students’ Union election for the post of president and won it by a huge margin and in 1996, she worked for NSUI as All India Girl Convener, and in 1997 she was appointed as the President of all India (NSUI).
4. Lamba has visited many countries like the UK, Russia, the US, China, and Venezuela to attend seminars, leadership programs and give speeches about human rights, women’s empowerment, and sustainable development.
When Lamba was elected as MLA for the Chandi chowk consistency in august 2015, a few months later she was charged with vandalism and destruction of property in an incident that occurred within her own constituency. On 10 August 2015, a mob armed with lathis, swagger sticks and cricket bats attacked and badly vandalized a liquor shop located in the Kashmere Gate area of old Delhi. CCTV footage recorded shows Lamba leading the attack and vandalizing the shop along with her supporters.
6. Social Work
Lamba started an NGO India Foundation in 2006 with the aim of empowering women and youth and encouraging them to take part in the political, social and economic development of India and the organization mainly deals with women’s issues. On 15 August 2010, the 63rd Independence Day of India, the organization arranged a blood donation campaign in 250 districts of India, with the goal of collecting 63000 units of blood; it made a record when over 65,000 people donated blood in one day throughout the nation and worldwide.