Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gahlot Indian National Congress

 

Party Name                                                    

Indian National Congress

Father's Name                                             

Laxman Singh Gehlot

Date of Birth                                               

May 3, 1951

Place of Birth                                                 

Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Marital Status                                              

Married

Spouse's Name                                           

 Sunita Gehlot

No.of  Son                                                     

1

No.of  Daughter 

1

Educational Qualifications                         

B.Sc., M.A. (Economics), LL.B

Profession                                                    

Politician

 

Positions Held

 

1974

  • President of the Rajasthan NSUI.

1979

  • President of City District Congress Committee, Jodhpur.

1980

Member of Public Accounts Committee

1982

General Secretary, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.

1982

Union Deputy Minister, Department of Tourism.

1983

Union Deputy Minister for Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation .

1984

Union Deputy Minister for Department of Sports.

1984

  • Union Minister of State for Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation.

1985, 1994, and 1997

President of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.

1989

  • Minister, Department of Home and PHED.

1991

  • Union Minister of State for Department of Textiles.

1991

Consultative Committee on Communication (Lok Sabha).

1991

Standing Committee on Railway (10th & 11th Lok Sabha).

1996

Consultative Committee on External Affairs (Lok Sabha).

1998

Chief Minister of Rajasthan.

2008-present:

Chief Minister of Rajasthan.

 

Other Achievements
 
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. Gehlot is the Chairman of the Rajiv Gandhi Study Circle, Delhi. This organization looks after the interests of students and teachers at university- and college-level.