Top Politicians of Rajasthan
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Here are some top Politicians from Rajasthan –
1. Ashok Gehlot
Ashok Gehlot, the current Chief Minister of Rajasthan was born on 3 May 1951. This is the third time he has held this position of CM, previously he was CM of Rajasthan from December 1998 to 2003 and from 2008 to 2013. He belongs to the Indian National Congress (INC) Party and is the national general secretary of it also he was the in-charge of organizations and training from March 2018 to 23 January 2019. As the MLA of Rajasthan, he represents the Sardarpura constituency of Jodhpur. He entered the politics in 1977 but loosed many times with a large margin of votes, in 1998 Congress won the elections, and Ashok Gehlot appointed as CM of Rajasthan for the first time. Ashok comes from a middle-class family, he is a science and law graduate also holds the degree of MA in Economics. Before entering the politics he was a magician.
2. Vaibhav Gehlot
Vaibhav Gehlot belongs to Indian National Congress (INC) party and is a senior leader of Congress, he is the son of current CM Ashok Gehlot. Vaibhav was born on 2 June 1980. He has done Bachelors of Law from ILS Law College, Pune and he has Car Rental Business & Consultancy. His father didn’t want him to come into politics but he approached his father twice, the second time his father agreed. He entered politics through joining youth congress in 2004, in 2010 he became the member of Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee. He was appointed as the secretary of Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee in 2014. From Jodhpur, constituency congress announced him as its Lok Sabha candidate.
3. Sachin Pilot
Sachin Pilot who was the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, born on 7 September 1977. Currently, he is the Minister of Corporate Affairs, he belongs to the Indian National Congress and represents the constituency of Ajmer, Rajasthan. In 2009, he was a member of the Indian Parliament for the Ajmer and became the youngest parliament member. He is the son of late Congress leader Rajesh Pilot who was the Union Minister of India. He has done B.A., a diploma in marketing from and he has also done an MBA from the USA. Before entering the politics, for two years he worked in Delhi Bureau of the British Broadcasting Corporation and American multinational corporation General Motors.
4. Vasundhara Raje
Vasundhara Raje, the current National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party, was born on 8 March 1953. She was also the 13th Chief Minister of Rajasthan from 2003 to 2008 and also from 2013 to 11 December 2018, she became the first woman who holds the CM post in Rajasthan. She is the head and acting queen of the Dholpur royal family. She has graduated with Economics and Political Science degrees from Sophia College, affiliated to Mumbai University, Mumbai. She entered the politics in 1984, initially, she was a Member of the National Executive of BJP. Vasundhara Raje was the Vice President of the Yuva Morcha, Rajasthan BJP, also she was elected as a member of the 8th Rajasthan Assembly from Dholpur. After BJP lost the elections in 2018 she stepped down as CM of Rajasthan.
5. Sumedha Nand Saraswati
Swami Sumedhanand Saraswati, a member of the Bhartiya Janta Party and Arya Samaj. He was born on 1 October 1951 in Rohtak. He is a postgraduation degree in Sanskrit done from Chaudhary Charan Singh University. Sumedhanand Saraswati is a Sadhu (Hindu Monk) who founded one Vedic ashram. Saraswati is a working president of Sarva Deshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, a Delhi based organization which is affiliated with Arya Samaj. He entered the politics in 1989 on the demand of Baba Ramdev, BJP announced that Saraswati would contest from Sikar constituency. He has participated in many movements like “Save Cow” (Gauraksha) and “Prohibition of liquor” etc. He has given contributed to J.P. Movement also.
6. Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria
Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria, the owner of Gurugram-based real estate SSGroup was born on 18 October 1957 in Delhi, India. He belongs to BJP and currently is a member of parliament from Tonk-Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. He is also an independent member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly. He defeated the Indian Cricket Team Captain Mohammad Azharuddin who was the former member of parliament.
7. Subhash Chandra Baheria
Subhash Chandra Baheria, a politician from Rajasthan was born on 17 December 1956. He was elected as a member of Lok Sabha twice in 1996 and 2014 from Bhilwara constituency. He belongs to Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), in 2003 he was elected as the MLA from Bhilwara constituency of Rajasthan. He is also an Industrialist, Chartered Accountant, and Businessman, he is the owner of an industry ‘Swastika’ one of the biggest clothing units of Bhilwara.
8. Santosh Ahlawat
Santosh Ahlawat, a politician from Rajasthan, India, was born on 6 July 1963. From 2014 to 2019 she was the member of Lok Sabha from Jhunjhunu constituency and in 2013 she was elected as the Legislative Assembly from Surajgarh. She belongs to Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). She has done Masters in Political Science and Economics from the University of Rajasthan and also worked in the education field as a teacher. She entered the politics in 2014 and became a member of Parliament, she was also the first female MP from Jhunjhunu. Now she works in the educational field, political field and she is also a social worker.
9. Ramcharan Bohra
Ramcharan Bohra from Jaipur constituency of Rajasthan was born on 1 July 1956. He was elected as Zilla Parishad of the Jaipur district in 1995, now he belongs to Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Bohara has been a member of various parliamentary committees since 2014. He has studied until higher secondary and he is an agriculturist. He entered politics in 1983 by joining Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
10. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was born on 29 January 1970, he is a professional Indian shooter who has won a silver medal in the 2004 Olympic Games also he has participated and won many medals in Commonwealth and Asian Games. He was in Army and awarded Padma Shri in 2005 after he retired from the Army and shooting he entered the politics as a member of Parliament in 2014 from the Bhartiya Janta Party. In November he was appointed as the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting. With independent charge for Ministry Rathore was a Cabinet minister of Youth Affairs and Sports in 2017.
11. Rajpal Singh Shekhawat
Rajpal Singh Shekhawat is one of the active and prominent politicians of Rajasthan of Bhartiya Janta Party. He was born on 12th November 1962 in a remote village of Rajasthan named Pachar, Sikar. He emerged as one of the top industrialists in the state and later entered into active politics by contesting in Rajasthan State Assembly Election in the year 1990 from Bani Park constituency but due to emergency, he was dismissed in the year 1992. Later in 1993, he again contested in the election and was elected to the 10th state assembly. In the year 2008, he contested election by changing his constituency to Jhotwara and won again in 2013 from the same place. Currently, he holds the position in Ministry for Industries, DMIC & NRI Affairs, and Public Enterprises.
12. Rajendra Rathore
Rajendra Singh Rathore is an Indian politician of Bhartiya Janta Party who was born on 21st April 1955 in a small village named Harpalsar in Churu district of Rajasthan. He started his political career by being elected as the president of the Student Union at Rajasthan University in the year 1979. This politician represents Churu constituency and is currently serving his constituency as deputy leader of opposition in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 6th term. He also ministers for Rural Development, Parliament Affairs, Panchayati Raj and Elections in Government of Rajasthan and is ranked at the third position in the state’s power structure. He has won his constituency consecutively in the year 1990,1993,1998,2003, and 2013.
13. Rahul Kaswan
Rahul Kaswan is an Indian politician of Bhartiya Janta Party born on 20th January 1977 in Sadulpur, Rajgarh, Rajasthan. This politician was a member of 16th Lok Sabha from Churu constituency and is the youngest MP from Rajasthan and got the rank of 6th highest margin winner out of 25 seats in Rajasthan by becoming an MP in the year 2014 winning with a record margin of 2,94,739 votes by defeating Abhinesh Maharshi of BSP. He is the son of Ram Singh Kaswan who has been the MP of Churu for consecutively 4 terms and Kamala Kaswan who too has been a legislator from the same region.
14. P P Choudhary
P. P. Chaudhary or Prem Prakash Chaudhary is a well-known politician of Bhartiya Janta Party as a member of Lok Sabha since the year 2014. He was born on 12th July 1953 in Bhavi Village, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He has won the Indian General Elections in the year 2014 from Patil Lok Sabha constituency and won again in the year 2019 from the same place. Currently, he is the Chairperson of Standing Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs and also an important member of the Business Advisory Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs, Consultative Committee, Lok Sabha, Government of India, General Purposes Committee and Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill(2019). He is serving as the Union Minister of State for the Law and Justice.
15. Om Birla
Om Birla is a Member of Parliament in 16th Lok Sabha representing Kota-Bundi constituency and is the 17th and current speaker of the Lok Sabha. This active politician was born on 23rd November 1962 and belongs to Bhartiya Janta Party. This 57-year-old politician was the Member for Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from Kota South for 3 times. He is one of the politicians who are interested in social service so much. He has done many good deeds even by going out of the way through various mediums to help the needy people. He has helped Cancer patients, Thalassemia patients, provided free tricycles, wheelchairs, and hearing aids for handicapped people, and so on. He is also worried about the environment and for that, he launched a major Green Quota Forest Campaign to plant 1 lakh trees in Kota for reducing pollution. He also promotes talents by organizing cultural and sports programs in rural areas with the help of Nehru Yuva Kendra. He also led the mission to remove unemployment and malnutrition in tribal areas of Rajasthan like Bara district.
Nihal Chand Chauhan also is known as Nihalchand Meghwal is the member of the Bhartiya Janta Party who is currently a Member of the Lok Sabha since 2014 representing Ganganagar constituency. He has been elected as MP for 4 times from the same constituency between the years 1996-1997 and 1999-2009. This Indian politician is an Agriculturist by occupation and is keenly interested in making a contribution in the field of infrastructural development of villages and development of community assets. He has also worked towards the development of roads and sanitization. He was born in a Meghwal SC family and his father Bega Ram was also Swatantra Party MLA from Raisinghnagar.
17. Manshankar Ninama
Manshankar Ninama is a well known Indian politician born on 15th October 1959 in a small village named Kanji Ka Gada Ghatol in Banswara, Rajasthan. This 60 years old politician belongs to Bhartiya Janta Party and was an Agriculturist before entering into active politics. He has won the Indian General Elections in the year 2014 from Banswara Lok Sabha constituency and served as Member of Parliament from the year 2014-2019. He was the Member of Local Bodies from the year 1981 to 1995 and was actively linked with social causes. He has contributed to social development by rising issues related to social cause and social justice. Manshankar Ninama is a member of the Ministry of Agriculture and Standing Committee on Rural Development, Consultative Committee. He was also the Pradhan of Ghaton in the year 2005 and Member of District Council of Banswara in the year 2000. This politician is also interested in music and sports and hence helps promote sports like Kabaddi and Football and Folk songs.
18. Krishnendra Kaur
Also famous as Deepa, Krishnendra Kaur is a 3-time Member of Legislative Assembly representing Nadbai assembly constituency in Rajasthan. She was born in 10th April 1954 in Bharatpur. She is the daughter of Maharaja Man Singh and hence is an eminent politician of Rajasthan. She started her political career in the year 1954 when she was elected to the 8th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly and re-elected in the year 1990 but later resigned and fought the election to 10th Lok Sabha from Bharatpur constituency in the year 1991. She was also the Minister of Tourism in Vasundhara Raje Government and repeatedly elected in the 12th, 13th, and 14th elections of the Rajasthan Assembly. As being from the Royal Family, she has a special interest in riding, touring, shooting, painting, and public relations. At first, she was an independent MLA in the year 1985. Later, she fought as a Janta Dal candidate in the year 1990 and later became MP of Bharatpur with BJP ticket in the year 1991.
19. Kiran Maheshwari
Born on 29th October 1961 at Udaipur, Rajasthan, Kiran Maheshwari is a prominent Indian politician and social worker who has served as a Member of Parliament in 14th Lok Sabha representing Udaipur Constituency and later lost the 15th Lok Sabha election in the year 2009 from Ajmer. Later, she contested from Rajsamand assembly seat in December 2013 and elected again as an MLA. She belongs to Bhartiya Janta Party and is also a Higher Education Minister in the Government of Rajasthan. She started her political career when she was just 24 in Gangaajal Yatra of Visva Hindu Parishad. She also established Women’s Co-Operative Bank for the empowerment of women in the year 1994 and is known for here several social works and played a leading role in several functions like Charbhuja Padyatra, a death sentence to be given to perpetrator of rape, murder with the Masoom Balik and Sarva Samaj Samuhik Vivah.
20. Jyoti Mirdha
Jyoti Mirdha is and Indian woman politician born on 26th July 1972 in New Delhi. She was elected as the Member of Parliament to the 15th Lok Sabha in the during the year 2009-2014 representing Nagaur Lok Sabha constituency as a candidate of the Indian National Congress. She is the granddaughter of a prominent politician Nathuram Mirdha. She has a degree of MBBS and as she is related to the medical field, as an ardent for health and family welfare in the year 2009, she proposed cubing the retail prices on pharmaceutical drugs and also expressed the concern of doctors being bribed by pharmaceutical companies and raised several questions to help the people. She was also a member of the Committee on Empowerment of Women in the year 2009, Member of Committee on Agriculture in 2012 till April 2014 and Ex-Member of Institute Body, AIIMS, New Delhi. She lost the Nagaur constituency seat in the year 2014 to CR Choudhary of BJP by 75000 votes.
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