Tikaraj Aishwarya Chandra Katoch & his wife Tikarani Shailja Katoch
Tikaraj Aishwarya Chandra Katoch, educated in Mayo College in Ajmer, Rajasthan; he is actively involved in family businesses and is also keenly involved in local state politics.
Tikaraj Aishwarya Katoch is successfully involved in the running of following companies as:
Director - Kangra Group
Director - Indiabulls Group
Director - Royal Expeditions
He is very closely attached to his mother's political career and in the congress party he has held the following posts.
Secretary Himachal Congress Committee.
[2008 till date ].
General Secretary Himachal Pradesh Youth Congress. [2000 till 2008].
In 1998, he contested the elections for the Himachal Legislative Assembly from Thural
He has also held various posts in the government:
Director Consumer Board, All India Steel Authority of India (2009 to 2011).
Director Wildlife in the Ministry of Forest Govt. Himachal Pradesh [2002 to 2007].
Director Youth and Sports in the Ministry of Sports Govt. of Himachal Pradesh [2002 to 2007].
Former Member of the 20 point development program Himachal Government.
Former Member of the Grievance Committee Himachal Government.
On a personal level he has taken keen interest in sports and also held the posts of
Currently Vice President of Jump Rope Federation of India
Vice President Kangra Cricket Association.
[2000 to 2008].
Member of the Accreditation Committee Common Wealth Games India 2010.
President of Taekwondo Association Himachal Pradesh. [2006 to 2008].
Vice President of Himachal Olympic Association. [2008 to 2010].
Tikaraj Aishwarya has actively works towards the upliftment of Kangra and is associates to the following social causes:
Founder of Ambika Educational Trust.
Founder of the Kangra Gramin Vikas Committee, an NGO, working in the villages of Kangra towards the upliftment of quality of life in the villages of Kangra.
Patron of the Desert Vikas Samiti, NGO.
Member on the board of Trinity Wisdom Educational Welfare and Cultural Society.
[DPS Sushant lok ].
Patron Member of the All India Rajput Samaj.
He is married to the eldest daughter of the House of Sailana - Tikarani Shailja Katoch (daughter of H.H. Maharaja Vikram Singh of Sailana, Madhya Pradesh).
Tikarani Shailja Katoch done her schooling from Sophia High School, Mount Abu, Rajasthan and B.A. Honors (Economics) from St. Xaviers College, Ahmedabad. She is Director of Kangra Group. [www.kangragroup.com / www.royalkangra.com] and also involved in social activities. She is Founder of Ambika Educational Society and runs Happy Hours Public School, both in Kangra.
They have a son, Tika Ambikeshwar Chandra Katoch, who was born on 22nd December, 1998. Tika Ambikeshwar Chandra Katoch was born on 22nd December 1998. He is currently studying in DPS International, New Delhi. Tika Ambikeshwar plays cricket for Rajasthan under-16 and he is DPSI (Saket) school cricket captain.
He has also actively participated in trap shooting. He is qualified open water diver and a blue belt in Taekwondo. In 2010 he won gold in National Horse Riding (Dressage). In school he is actively involved in debates & Dramatics, Mun's and is a certified open water diver.
(Further information on the history of Kangra can be found in various books written on Maharaja Sansar Chandra and Trigarth Kangra Dist. Gazzet. History of Punjab, Ancient History of India, Great Men of India.)