|Member, Rajya Sabha, 1994-2006. (Elected from Uttar Pradesh)
Member, Parliamentary Committees for SC/ST Welfare, Home Ministry, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Social Justice and Rights, Law & Justuce, Chairman of Rajya Sabha Housing Committee.
Member, Management Board for Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Lucknow.
Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
Represented India at United Nations (New York) and addressed the General Assembly during Oct, 2002.