14th Vice President of India
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|
In July 2022, the National Democratic Alliance announced Dhankhar as its vice presidential nominee for the 2022 election and he won the election eventually.
- ↑ "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.