Mr. Ajay Maken is an Indian politician and member of the Indian National Congress (INC). In the 15th Lok Sabha, he was a member of parliament of India from the constituency of New Delhi. Formerly, he held the position of union cabinet minister for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation. His political career has been quite impressive as can be seen by the positions held by him: Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (independent charge); Union Minister of State for Home Affairs; Union Minister of State for Urban Development; and Cabinet Minister for Power, Transport and Tourism, Government of Delhi. More recently, Mr. Maken was appointed as the chief of Congress Campaign Committee for the assembly elections of Delhi 2015. Mr. Maken was also fielded from the Sadar Bazar assembly constituency as the CM candidate of Congress.