Rajesh Dharmani Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Rajesh Dharmani (INC)

Rajesh Dharmani is an Indian politician, engineer, agriculturist, social worker, and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC). He was elected three times as a member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, representing the Ghumarwin constituency of Himachal Pradesh. He hit the headlines in December 2023 after he became a cabinet minister.


Rajesh Dharmani was born on Sunday, 2 April 1972 (age 51 years; as of 2023) in Ghumarwin, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Aries. He completed his schooling at Government Senior Secondary School, Ghumarwin, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. In 1994, he graduated from the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamirpur with a degree in B.Tech in Civil Engineering. In 2007, he completed an MBA from Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi. [1]MyNeta – Rajesh Dharmani

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Hair Colour: Salt Pepper

Eye Colour: Black

A photo of Rajesh Dharmani (INC)


Rajesh Dharmani belongs to a Hindu family in Himachal Pradesh.

Parents & Siblings

Rajesh Dharmani’s father’s name is Rattan Lal Dharmani. He is a retired teacher. His mother’s name is Vimla Devi. She is a homemaker.

Rajesh Dharmani with his mother

Rajesh Dharmani with his mother

Rajesh Dharmani's parents

Rajesh Dharmani’s parents

Wife & Children

He married Sonika Sharma on 14 May 2013. Sonika Sharma works as the Vice President of the “Samvedna Charitable Society” in Himachal Pradesh. They have a daughter named Mandisha Dharmani.

Rajesh Dharmani with his wife

Rajesh Dharmani with Sonika Sharma

Rajesh Dharmani with his daughter

Rajesh Dharmani with his daughter


He resides at Village Jaman, P.O. Ghumarwin, Tehsil Ghumarwin, District Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, 174021.


A signature of Rajesh Dharmani

A signature of Rajesh Dharmani


Dharmani has worked as a secretary of the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee. Later, he was selected as the vice president of the Himachal Pradesh Youth Congress and also served as the AICC secretary. He worked as a Convener of the Technical Cell National Student Union of India (NSUI). In 2007, he was elected to the State Legislative Assembly from the Ghumarwin constituency after which he became a member of the Estimates & Human Development Committees. In 2012, he was re-elected to the State Legislative Assembly from the same constituency after which he was appointed Chief Parliamentary Secretary. He had given his resignation for the Chief Parliamentary Secretary post in 2013 but later withdrew his resignation. Thereafter in 2014, he resigned from the same post. BJP candidate Rajinder Garg defeated him in the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha elections in 2017. In 2022, he was re-elected to the State Legislative Assembly from the same constituency and was nominated as the Chairman of the Human Development Committee and a member of the Public Accounts & e-Governance-cum-General Purposes Committees.

Rajesh Dharmani in a political rally

Rajesh Dharmani in a political rally

In 2023, he was chosen as the Cabinet Minister in the Government of Himachal Pradesh.

Rajesh Dharmani taking an as a Minister

Rajesh Dharmani taking an oath as a Cabinet Minister

He was appointed as Minister of Technical Education and Minister of Vocational and Industrial Training of Himachal Pradesh in 2023.

Social Activism

He is the founder of the charitable society named “Samvedna Charitable Society” in Himachal Pradesh. The society provides education for poor students and helps widow and their children.


Brief Details of IPCs

  • 1 charge related to punishment for being a member of an unlawful assembly (IPC Section-143)

Car Collection

Rajesh Dharmani owns a Ford Fusion.


Rajesh Dharmani’s income in the year 2022 was Rs. 12,36,830. [3]MyNeta – Rajesh Dharmani According to the official website of the HP Vidhan Sabha, his salary, in 2024, is Rs. 2,10,000 + other allowances. [4]Government of Himachal Pradesh

Assets & Properties

Movable Assets

  • Cash: Rs. 1,00,000
  • Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions, and Non-Banking Financial Companies: Rs. 26,19,566
  • Bonds, Debentures, and Shares in Companies: Rs. 6,96,000
  • LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 2,40,000
  • Motor Vehicles: Rs. 80,000
  • Jewellery: Rs. 6,75,500

Immovable Assets

  • Agricultural Land: Rs. 25,00,000
  • Residential Buildings: Rs. 9,75,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2022. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents. [5]MyNeta – Rajesh Dharmani

Net Worth

Rajesh Dharmani’s net worth for the year 2022 was estimated to be Rs. 75,20,452. It excludes the net worth owned by his wife and dependents. [6]MyNeta – Rajesh Dharmani


  • He likes reading books and writing.
  • He has a special interest in women empowerment, environment protection, agriculture, and sericulture promotion.
  • He likes travelling, and his favourite travel destinations are Singapore, Malaysia and Nepal.
  • He restored the Old Pension Scheme after he came into power as Cabinet Minister in 2023.
  • He walked along with Rahul Gandhi in the Bharat Jodo Yatra held in Himachal Pradesh in 2023.

    Rajesh Dharmani with Rahul Gandhi

    Rajesh Dharmani with Rahul Gandhi

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