Anil Vij (born 15- March 1953) is an Indian politician belonging to the Bhartiya Janata Party and Cabinet minister in the Government of Haryana (appointed October 2014)
Vij undertook primary education at Railway Primary School, Ambala Cantonment. In 1968, he completed secondary school at Banarasi Dass High School, Ambala (now known as Banarasi Dass Senior Secondary School) then affiliated to the Punjab University, Chandigarh (now affiliated to Haryana Board of School Education).
In 1972, Vij went on to complete the B.Sc degree from Sanatan Dharma College, then affiliated to the Punjab University, Chandigarh.
Vij joined Akhil Bhartiya Vidharthi Parishad (ABVP), a student wing of RSS, while he was studying at S. D. College, Ambala Cantt. In 1970, he became General Secretary of ABVP.
Vij joined the State Bank of India in 1974. In 1990, when Sushama Sawraj was elected to Rajya Sabha, the Ambala Cantonment seat became vacant. Vij was asked to resign from service and contest a by-election by the BJP Party. He contested the election and won. In 1996 and 2000, he contested as an independent candidate and won both times.
In 2005, Vij lost re-election. In 2009, he was elected as Bhartiya Janata Party’s Member of the Legislative Assembly (India) (MLA) from Ambala Cantonment constituency in the Haryana Legislative Assembly.
In 2014, Vij was again elected as Bhartiya Janata Party’s Member of the Legislative Assembly (India) (MLA) Ambala Cantonment constituency.He is the Punjabi face of Haryana BJP.