Congress Seva Dal in 1951 as a School
2)General Secretary of Student Congress,
3)Founder Member and First General
Secretary of Indian Youth Congress,
4)Was among the one hundred Congress
workers selected by Late Mrs. Indira
Gandhi, the then Congress President.
5)Selected worker for A.I.C.C.
Cooperative Training in 1959 and worked
as AICC cooperative organiser in Madhya
6)Secretary, Madhya Pradesh Congress
7)Founder member, Indian Youth Congress
and its First General Secretary in
8)Secretary, Transport and Reception
Committee, All India Congress Seva Dal
Rally at Bhopal (1959).
9)General Secretary, Madhya Pradesh
Congress Committee, 1977-82;
10)General Secretary, Madhya Pradesh
Congress Election Committee, 1980
(appointed by Mrs. Indira Gandhi to
recommend candidates for both Lok Sabha
& Assembly Election from Madhya Pradesh)
11)Chairman, Madhya Pradesh State
Fisheries Development Corporation,
Bhopal, (1981-84); with status of
12)General Secretary, Friends of Soviet
Union Madhya Pradesh Branch.
13)Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy
with status of Cabinet Minister.
14)Vice Chairman of All India Taraqqi-e-Urdu
Board, New Delhi.
15)Founder Vice Chairman of National
Council for Promotion of Urdu Language
(Minister of HRD, Govt of India is
ex-officio Chairman of both the above
16)Chairman, Govt. of India's Urdu
University Committee for the
establishment of Central Urdu University
17)Member - (i)Court, Aligarh Muslim
University (ii) Executive Council, Jamia
Milia Islamia, New Delhi (Central
University) (iii) Court, Central
University, Andhra Pradesh (iv) Madhya
Pradesh State 20-Point Programme
Committee,(v) Bar at the Madhya Pradesh
18)Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative
19)Minister in the Government of Madhya
Pradesh for (i) Irrigation and Power (
1972-75), (ii) Education and Endowments
20)Imprisoned in (i) February, 1978 for
taking part in official party movement
against Janata Party rule (ii) during
the Narvada Andolan and (iii) for
organising a demonstration against the
arrest of late Shrimati Indira Gandhi.
21)Member, AICC since 1972, General
Secretary, M.P.C.C. and M.P.C.C. (I)
22)Incharge, Publicity and Public
Relations Department, Madhya Pradesh
Congress Committee (1961-62).
23)Elected Member of Parliament of 8th
Lok Sabha Congress (I) from Satna,
Madhya Pradesh in 1984.
24)Head of the Department of Political
Science for 9 years and Principal,
Aurobindo Arts and Law College, Bhopal
for one year.
25)22 June - 22 July, 2014 Governor of
Uttar Pradesh(additional charge).
26)15 May 2012 Governor of Uttarakhand.
27)09 January 2015 Governor of Mizoram.