The Parliamentarian

Naveen at Work

The sense of the 'possible' draws our attention to what 'could be', and therein lies the concept of 'hope', of the capability of favourable development.

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Parliamentary Committees

Parliamentary Initiatives and Responsibilities


  • Member, Committee of Privileges (Lok Sabha)
  • Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
  • Special Invitee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
  • Convener, Parliamentary Forum on Children
  • Executive Member, Indian Parliamentary Group
  • Additional Member, Parliamentary Forum on Population & Health
  • Member, Kurukshetra Development Board
  • Sports Secretary, Constitution Club of India
  • Previously Convener, Sub-Committee on Modernisation of Prison Administration, Ministry of Home Affairs (2007, 2008)
  • Based on Naveen’s plea, smoking was banned in the Central Hall of Parliament with effect from July 2004.
  • Following his relentless efforts, the Central Government abolished a cess of $200 per ton on the export of Basmati rice. The purpose of this move was to boost the production and export of Basmati, and benefit farmers who now receive better prices from traders for their produce.

Policy Initiatives for Shooters

Naveen has been the driving force behind several changes in the policy governing shooting as a sport in India, which has resulted in the easing of restrictions on sportspersons:

  • Persons defined as “renowned shooters” can now sell old arms after 3 years instead of the earlier bar of 5 years, if they’ve maintained their status as renowned shooters for 3 years. This change was introduced in August 2007.
  • The definition of “renowned shooter” has been changed with effect from October 2007 to mean any shooter attaining a minimum qualifying score prescribed by the National Rifle Association of India. The earlier definition was far narrower.
  • The import duty of 31.703% was withdrawn on air weapons and air pellets with effect from November 2008.
  • Shooters were earlier allowed to import air weapons only after getting an import license. Since July 2005, the Government has begun permitting the import of air guns and air pistols free of import license to shooters registered with the Club, District, State or National Association.


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Appointment on Government Committees

  • President, Haryana Olympic Association.
  • Member Parliamentary Forum on Youth.
  • Member Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs.
  • Member Consultative Committee on Ministry of Defence.
  • Member Governing Body, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI).
  • Member Delimitation Commission, Government of India.
  • Nominated by Government of India on Sports Co-ordinate Committee.
  • Chairman Sports Committee Govt. of Haryana.
  • Chairman ITI, Technical & Vocational Institutes Govt. of Haryana.