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Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot is the 14th and current Chief Minister of Rajasthan. He is associated with the Indian National Congress political party.

Biography

Ashok Gehlot is a senior Congress leader and soon he is the Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Formerly he served as CM of Rajasthan two times, from 1998 to 2003 and from 2008 to 2013. He also served as Union Minister many times in central government. He represents Sardarpura constituency of Jodhpur as Member of Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan. He was influenced by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi from the student life. That's the reason right from the graduation (in Science and Law, and Masters in Economics) he was involved in many political and social activities.

Personal Life

Full Name Ashok Gehlot
Date of Birth 03 May 1951 (Age 71)
Place of Birth Mahamandir, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Presently Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly and ChiefMinister, Rajasthan
Father's Name Babu Laxman Singh Gehlot
Mother's Name Not Known
Spouse's Name Sunita Gehlot
Spouse's Profession House Wife
Children 1 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)
Religion Hindu
Caste Other Backward Class (Mali Community)

Contact

Permanent address Resident of Daron Ka Bas, Mahamandir, Jodhpur-342010
Present address Resident of Daron Ka Bas, Mahamandir, Jodhpur-342010
Contact number 02912544127
Email gehlotashok@hotmail.com
Website ashokgehlot.in
Social Handles

Education Qualification of Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot completed graduation in science and law. Subsequently, he also completed M.A. degree in economics.

Interesting Facts about Ashok Gehlot

In 1971, during East Bengali refugees crisis, Gehlot served in the refugee camps. During her visit to refugee camp, former prime minister Indira Gandhi first met him and identified his organizational skills. She appointed Gehlot as the first state president of NSUI Rajasthan.

Political Timeline of Ashok Gehlot

  • 2018
    In December 2018, Ashok Gehlot won Rajasthan Assembly Election from Sardarpura seat. He defeated Shambhu Singh of BJP by 45597 votes. Gehlot sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan on Dec 17, 2018.
  • 2017
    He was appointed as General Secretary, All India Congress Committee.
  • 2008 - 2013
    Gehlot again contested from Sardarpura and won the assembly election. Also he became a Chief Minister of Rajasthan. He completed his five years of tenure till 13 December 2013.
  • 2004 - 2008
    General Secretary, All India Congress Committee.
  • 2003
    Gehlot won Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election. But sat in opposition during the tenure of BJP's Vasundhara Raje.
  • 1998 - 2003
    Gehlot was elected as Chief Minister of Rajasthan on 1 December 1998. He became member of legislative assembly from Sardarpura after winning by-election. He served as CM till 8 December 2003.
  • 1998
    He was elected to Twelfth Lok Sabha as MP. He again defeated Jaswant Singh Bishnoi of BJP. But in the month of december he resigned from Loksabha.
  • 1997 - 1999
    President, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.
  • 1996 - 1998
    Consultative Committee on External Affairs (Lok Sabha).
  • 1996 - 1998
    He registered victory in Loksabha Elections from Jodhpur against Jaswant Singh of BJP. Gehlot defeated him by 242176 votes.
  • 1994 -1997
    He was again appointed as president of Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.
  • 1991 - 1998
    Member, Standing Committee on Railway (10th & 11th Lok Sabha)
  • 1991 - 1996
    Member, Consultative Committee on Communication (Lok Sabha).
  • 1991 - 1993
    Union Minister of State, Department of Textiles (Independent Charge).
  • 1991 - 1996
    He was elected to 10th Lok Sabha again from Jodhpur. He defeated Ram Narain Bishnoi of BJP.
  • 1989 - 1989
    Minister, Department of Home and PHED, Government of Rajasthan.
  • 1985 - 1989
    President, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.
  • 1984 - 1989
    In Gehlot was elected to 8th Loksabha from Jodhpur. He defeated Balveer Singh of BJP.
  • 1984 - 1985
    Union Minister of State, Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation.
  • 1984 - 1984
    Union Deputy Minister, Department of Sports.
  • 1983 - 1984
    Union Deputy Minister, Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation.
  • 1982 - 1983
    Union Deputy Minister, Department of Tourism.
  • 1982
    Gehlot was appointed as General Secretary, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.
  • 1980 - 1982
    Member, Public Accounts Committee, Lok Sabha.
  • 1980 - 1984
    He was elected as Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha from Jodhpur constituency. He defeated Balbir Singh Kachhwah of JNP.
  • 1979 - 1982
    President, City District Congress Committee, Jodhpur.
  • 1974 - 1979
    Ashok Gehlot joined NSUI and soon became president of Rajasthan wing.

Ashok Gehlot Early Life

  • 1971
    Ashok Gehlot was served in the refugee camps (East Bengali refugees crisis) in the eastern states of India.

Achievements

Ashok Gehlot is founder of the Bharat Seva Sansthan, which aims to render ambulance services and books free of cost through the Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Book Bank.
Net Worth6.54 CRORE
ASSETS6.54 CRORE
LiabilitiesN/A

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

Election results of Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot Latest News & Updates

Ashok Gehlot to reduce LPG Cylinder price

Ashok Gehlot, who is the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, all set to slash LPG cylinder price to half from April 2023.
Gehlot made the announcement in front of Congress Senior leader Rahul Gandhi. He also declared that the cost likely to be ₹500 for the poverty people and whose are under the Ujjwala scheme.

Dec 20, 2022
Ashok Gehlot-Sachin Pilot appear together post 'Gaddar' incident

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Senior INC politician Sachin Pilot today appeared together in Rajasthan.
A few days ago, Mr. Gehlot was seen addressing the former deputy as gaddar or traitor during an interview.
Post this incident, the politicians today stood together and said that Bharat Jodo Yatra will be a massive success in the state.

Nov 30, 2022
Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot appear together post 'Gaddar' incident

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Senior INC politician Sachin Pilot today appeared together in Rajasthan.
A few days ago, Mr. Gehlot was recently seen addressing the former deputy as gaddar or traitor during an interview.
Post this incident, the politicians today stood together and said Bharat Jodo Yatra will be a massive success in the state.

Nov 30, 2022
Rajasthan Chief Minister on four days tour to Gujarat

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is on four days election tour to Gujarat from October 28.
Gehlot will also have meetings at six different places till October 31. Moreover, he will participate to the ongoing Bharat Jodo Yatra program in Banaskantha.

Oct 28, 2022
Ashok Gehlot hints at continuing as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan

Ashok Gehlot indicated that he may continue as the Rajasthan CM as he is ready for the direct budget suggestions.
He asked public to send their suggestions directly to him for getting better schemes from government.
About next Rajasthan budget he also stated that they will present the budget for the youth and children.
Gehlot further added that he appeals to all such as general public, youths and students to send their suggestions to his office.

Oct 1, 2022
BJP takes a dig at Rajasthan Congress over Ashok Gehlot's unexpected move

The BJP recently took a dig at the crisis in Rajasthan Congress after several loyalists of CM Ashok Gehlot submitted their resignation.
As per report, there is possibility to appoint Sachin Pilot as the next Chief Minister.

Sep 26, 2022
Ashok Gehlot ready to become the next Congress President

Ashok Gehlot is ready to step down as Rajasthan chief minister. As Gehlot's name is seen in the nominee list of Gandhi.
On the other hand, he announced his decision regarding quitting his current position in Jaipur.
Meanwhile, Gehlot on Wednesday shared his intent to continue as Chief Minister even after becoming the Congress chief.
But later, he changed his decision as Rahul Gandhi confirmed about the one man one post principle.

Sep 23, 2022
Ashok Gehlot recommends CP Joshi's name for Rajasthan CM position

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, recently recommended speaker CP Joshi's name for the CM position. Although, the two politicians also experienced some sour bond. Later, the proximity between them enhanced after Joshi extended his support for Gehlot in saving his government in the year 2020.

Sep 22, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Ashok Gehlot)

What is the age of Ashok Gehlot?

Ashok Gehlot's current age is 71 (As of 2022).

What is Ashok Gehlot's date of birth?

Ashok Gehlot's date of birth is 3rd May 1951.

What is the net worth of Ashok Gehlot?

Ashok Gehlot's net worth is ₹6.54 CRORE.

How to contact with Ashok Gehlot?

Ashok Gehlot's contact number is 02912544127.

Does Ashok Gehlot have criminal cases?

Ashok Gehlot does not have any criminal cases.

From which party does Ashok Gehlot belong to?

Ashok Gehlot belongs to Indian National Congress party.

Who is Ashok Gehlot's wife?

Ashok Gehlot's wife is Sunita Gehlot.

What is Ashok Gehlot's caste?

Ashok Gehlot belongs to Other Backward Class.

What is Ashok Gehlot's qualification?

Ashok Gehlot completed M.A. degree in economics.

Who is the current Chief Minister of Rajasthan?

Ashok Gehlot is the current Chief Minister of Rajasthan.

Who is Ashok Gehlot?

Ashok Gehlot is the current Chief Minister of Rajasthan.

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