Jagdeep Dhankhar (born 18 May 1951) is an Indian politician, who is the 14th Vice President of India since 2022. He served as the Governor of West Bengal. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He served as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the Chandra Shekhar ministry.
|14th Vice President of India|
|Assumed office |
11 August 2022
|Prime Minister||Narendra Modi|
|Preceded by||Venkaiah Naidu|
|28th Governor of West Bengal|
30 July 2019 – 18 July 2022
|Chief Minister||Mamata Banerjee|
|Preceded by||Keshari Nath Tripathi|
|Succeeded by||La. Ganesan (additional charge)|
|Minister of State, Government of India|
|Prime Minister||Chandra Shekhar|
|Minister||Satya Prakash Malaviya|
|MoS of||Parliamentary Affairs|
|Member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly|
1993 - 1998
|Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha|
1989 - 1991
|Preceded by||Mohd. Ayub Khan|
|Succeeded by||Mohd. Ayub Khan|
|Born||18 May 1951|
Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Alma mater||University of Rajasthan|
- "Jagdeep Dhankar To Be Sworn In As New West Bengal Governor On July 30". NDTV. July 26, 2019. Archived from the original on 26 July 2019. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
- "Jagdeep Dhankhar takes oath as West Bengal Governor". Outlook. 30 July 2019. Archived from the original on 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
- "Jagdeep Dhankhar, West Bengal Governor, is NDA's Vice President candidate". The Indian Express. 2022-07-16. Retrieved 2022-07-16.