Thawar Chand Gehlot

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Thawar Chand Gehlot
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Dr. Thawarchand Gehlot
Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment
Assumed office
26 May 2014
Preceded bySelja Kumari
Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha for Madhya Pradesh
Assumed office
3 April 2012
Member of Parliament
Personal details
Born (1948-05-18) 18 May 1948 (age 70)
Nagda, Ujjain, Madhya Bharat (present-day Madhya Pradesh), India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
ResidenceNagda, Ujjain

Dr. Thawar Chand Gehlot (born 18 May 1948) is an Indian politician who currently serves as the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment in the Modi ministry. He is member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of Indian Parliament, representing the state of Madhya Pradesh. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vikram University, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh[1]. He formerly represented Shajapur in the lower house of Indian Parliament, Lok Sabha from 1996 to 2009.[2] He is a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and general secretary of the party.[3] Thawar Chand Gehlot belongs to Scheduled Caste.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Minister Bio Data" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Thawar Chand Gehlot: The Scheduled Caste face in Narendra Modi's cabinet: India, News – The Economic Times". 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  3. ^ BJP National office bearers, National Office bearers. "National office bearers".
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Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Phool Chand Verma
Member of Parliament
for Shajapur

Succeeded by
Constituency dissolved
Political offices
Preceded by
Selja Kumari
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
26 May 2014 - Present
Succeeded by

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