Sri Mahavir Ji was born to Sri Diwan Nanda and Smt Krishna Devi on 22-11-1951 in Budhlada of Mansa district of Punjab. He completes his primary education till completion of Senior Secondary was from Mansa and BSc. Degree from DM college in Moga. He also secured his M.A. (Statistics) from Punjab University.

He joined RSS as a Vistarak in 1972. Later he served as Jilla Pracharak in Mandi, Shimla Vibhag Pracharak of Kangada, and Sah Pranth Pracharak of Himagiri Pranth which comprises of Jammu Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. After having served as Pranth Pracharak of Punjab, he held the responsibility of the Akhil Bharatiya Sah Bauddhik Pramukh. He was the Akhila Bharatiya Karyakarini Sadasya.

Mahavir Ji passed away on 24-10-2017 afternoon after suffering a heart attack in the morning. The last rites of Mahavir Ji will be performed today, 25-10-2017