Virendra Kumar Saklecha

Virendra Kumar Sakhlecha
Constituency Jawad
Chief Minister Of Madhya Pradesh
In office
18 January 1978 – 19 January 1980
Preceded by Kailash Chandra Joshi
Succeeded by Sunderlal Patwa
Personal details
Born 4 March 1930
Died 1999
Political party Bharatiya Jana Sangh (till 1977)
Janata Party (1977-80)
Bharatiya Janata Party (1980-98)
Spouse(s) Chetan Devi Sakhlecha
Children Om Prakash Sakhlecha, Vijay Sakhlecha, Rajkumar Sakhlecha
Religion Jainism[1]

Virendra Kumar Sakhlecha (Hindi: वीरेंद्र कुमार सखलेचा) (4 March 1930-1999) was an Indian politician and the chief minister of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh from 18 January 1978 to 19 January 1980. He was a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He hailed from Mandsaur district.

Personal life

His son Om Prakash Sakhlecha is also a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and is in his second term as an MLA from the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. he

His grand-daughter Trisha Sakhlecha is an up and coming international fashion designer, researcher and writer who maintains the successful fashion and style blog Caught in a Tale.


External links

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