Meenakashi Lekhi

Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, New Delhi

Meenakashi Lekhi is a Member of Parliament from the New Delhi Parliamentary constituency.

She enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1990, and started practicing at the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, other courts, tribunals and forums in Delhi and other parts of the country. She has argued a wide variety of matters, such as bails, revisions, trials, appeals, criminal writs, murder references, Prevention of Corruption Act/Official Secrets Act/Customs Act/FERA prosecutions, Domestic Violence and Family Law dispute.

Lekhi has been part of the Drafting Committees for bills like “Women Reservation Bill” and “Problem of Sexual Harassment at Workplace”.

She has been in National Commission for Women (NCW)’s special committee, Chairperson of Special Task Force on Women Empowerment, Vice Chairperson of JPM, Blind School, New Delhi & Jt. Secretary Blind Relief Association.