is the 21st & 23rd Chief Minister of the state of Rajasthan
Shri Ashok Gehlot, son of Late Shri Laxman Singh Gehlot, was born on 3 May 1951 in Jodhpur
. A Science and Law Graduate, Shri Gehlot holds an M.A. in Economics. Married to Smt. Sunita Gehlot on 27 November 1977, they have a son Vaibhav Gehlot and a daughter Sonia together. He belongs to the Rajput Mali
community of Rajasthan and is affiliated to the Indian National Congress (INC) party.
Ashok Gehlot has a B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science
) degree, L.L.B. (Bachelor of Laws
) and an M.A. (Master of Arts
) in Economics.
Active in politics and social service ever since his student life, Shri Gehlot was elected for the first time to the 7th Lok Sabha (1980–84) from Jodhpur Parliamentary Constituency in 1980. Shri Gehlot has represented Jodhpur Parliamentary Constituency in the 8th Lok Sabha (1984–1989) 10th Lok Sabha (1991–1996), 11th Lok Sabha (1996–1998), and 12th Lok Sabha (1998–1999).
Elected from Sardarpura (Jodhpur) Assembly Constituency, he became member of the 11th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly in February 1999. Shri Gehlot was again re-elected from the same Assembly Constituency on 4 December 2003 for the 12th Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha and on 8 December 2008 for the 13th Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha.
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