Santosh Vinita Kalyan

Ms Kalyan holds several degrees in BA, B.Ed and M.Ed (Ed. Psych.) from Unisa, a Certificate in Sports Psychology from UKZN, a certificate in Migration from Wits, a Diploma in Education from the University of Durban Westville, and is currently enrolled for Masters. Ms Kalyan has been an MP since 1999 and has served on the Health, Social Development and Home Affairs portfolio committees. She was the DA spokesperson HIV/AIDS from 2004 to 2009, and has also been a whip since 2000. She was elected Deputy Chief Whip in 2011. She has a keen interest in alternative healing like Reiki and dream analysis, and enjoys yoga and Pilates.

Family name: Kalyan
Given name: Santosh Vinita
Telephone number: 021 403 3507

Financial interests

  Value Nature Dates Source
Old Mutual R4500 Ordinary People's Assembly
Old Mutual R400 Ordinary People's Assembly


  Status Role Dates Source
Democratic Alliance (DA) - Member People's Assembly
Joint Committe on Delegated Legislation - Member People's Assembly
Rules of the National Assembly - Member People's Assembly