Girija Vyas is an Indian politician, poet and author. After obtaining a Doctorate in Philosophy, she taught at the Mohanlal Sukhadia University of Udaipur and the University of Delaware.
In 1985, as a candidate of the Indian National Congress party, she was elected as an M.L.A. from Udaipur, Rajasthan and served as a Minister in the Provincial Government of Rajasthan till 1990. In 1991, she was elected to the Indian Parliament, representing Udaipur, Rajasthan in the Lok Sabha and was appointed as a Deputy Minister in the Federal Government of India in the Narsimha Rao ministry From 2001-2004, she was also the President, Rajasthan Provincial Congress Committee.
Currently, she is Chairperson, Media Department, All India Congress Committee and member, Indo-EU Civil Society. In February 2005, the Congress Party dominated U.P.A. Government of Manmohan Singh nominated her to the position of the Chairperson of the Fifth National Commission for Women, a Constitutional Statutory body, a position she currently holds.
She remains an M.L.A. in Rajasthan. She has written eight books, three of which contain her poetry. Ehsaas Ke Par has her Urdu poems, Seep, Samundar Aur Moti has both her Hindi and Urdu poems while Nostalgia is enriched with English verses. anti male activist