Thawar Chand Gehlot

Indian politician

Thawar Chand Gehlot (born 18 May 1948) is an Indian politician. He is the 19th Governor of Karnataka since 2021, being the first person serving as the Governor of Karnataka from Madhya Pradesh.[3][4]

Thawar Chand Gehlot
Thawar Chand Gehlot appointed as the new governor of karnataka (cropped).JPG
19th Governor of Karnataka[1]
Assumed office
11 July 2021
Chief MinisterB. S. Yediyurappa
Basavaraj Bommai
Preceded byVajubhai Vala
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
In office
26 May 2014 – 8 July 2021
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byMallikarjun Kharge
Succeeded byVirendra Kumar Khatik
27th Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha
In office
11 June 2019 – 6 July 2021
Preceded byArun Jaitley
Succeeded byPiyush Goyal
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 2012 – 7 July 2021
Succeeded byL. Murugan
ConstituencyMadhya Pradesh
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1996–2009
Preceded byPhool Chand Verma
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencyShajapur, Madhya Pradesh
Personal details
Born
Thaawar Chand Gehlot

(1948-05-18) 18 May 1948 (age 74)
Rupeta, Nagda, Central India Agency, Dominion of India (present-day Madhya Pradesh, India)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Other political
affiliations
National Democratic Alliance
Spouse(s)Anita Gehlot
Children4
ResidenceRaj Bhavan, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India[2]
Alma materVikram University

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Thawarchand Gehlot will be sworn-in as Governor of Karnataka on July 11". India Tv. Retrieved 2021-07-11.
  2. "Thaawarchand Gehlot takes over as Karnataka governor from Vajubhai Vala". Hindustan Times. 6 July 2021.
  3. Kumar Singh, Akhilesh (Jul 6, 2021). "Thawar Chand Gehlot appointed Karnataka governor amid Modi cabinet reshuffle buzz". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-07-12.
  4. "Thawar Chand Gehlot sworn in as Governor of Karnataka". The Hindu. Retrieved 2021-07-11.