Kailash Vijayvargiyawas born on 13 May 1956 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh), popularly called “Bhai” or “Bhiya” (big brother) in local circles, Vijayvargiya entered politics through Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in 1975.
He became a Corporator of the Indore Municipal Corporation in 1983 and a member of the Standing Committee in 1985. He has been the State Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the BJP, and Indore He became the State Coordinator of Vidyarthi Parishad in 1985, State Vice-President of the BJYM in 1992, and the National General Secretary of the BJYM and the leader of Gujarat in 1993. Vijayvargiya was elected to the Vidhan Sabha in 1990, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013.
He started his political career in the Indore Bharatiya Janata Party, and was the Mayor of Indore, a six-time legislator who has never lost an assembly election, and a state government cabinet minister for over 12 years before being elevated to the party’s central leadership.
He was in charge of the BJP’s Haryana state assembly election campaign in 2014, when the party registered its first win in the Haryana state assembly election, taking BJP’s tally from 4 to 47 seats. This victory would allow him to gain a more central role in party leadership, and in June 2015 he was appointed National General Secretary by Party President Amit Shah,also named as the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party as well as the party leader for BJP in West Bengal.