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Ashok Gehlot Ashok Gehlot DOB: May 3, 1951

Ashok Gehlot is the 15th chief minister of Rajasthan. Earlier, two-time Rajasthan Chief Minister, Gehlot represents Sardarpura constituency in the 200-seat Rajasthan Assembly. He contested 2018 Rajasthan Assembly election against Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Shambhu Singh. Born on May 3, 1951, Gehlot has served as Rajasthan CM from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2008 to 2013. A science and law graduate, Ashok Gehlot also holds an MA degree in Economics. Gehlot has also served as Union Minister of State for Tourism and Civil Aviation from September 1982 to February 1984. Gehlot is one of the few leaders who have worked under three PMs - Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and PV Narasimha Rao.

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Ashok Gehlot missing from Rajesh Pilot commemoration event

India | Jun 12, 2019, 03:19 PM IST

The absence of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on the occasion showed up the growing factionalism within the Rajasthan Congress.

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Gehlot govt drops Deendayal Upadhyay name from scholarship test

India | Jun 05, 2019, 09:11 PM IST

The Rajasthan's Congress government has dropped RSS ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay's name from a scholarship test for the secondary school students, triggering a fresh controversy.

Ashok Gehlot had, however, claimed that there were no

Rift widens, Rajasthan Congress demands change in leadership

India | Jun 05, 2019, 05:03 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot had said Sachin Pilot should bear responsibility for the Congress loss in Jodhpur as he got Vaibhav Gehlot the party ticket from there.

Ashok Gehlot directed that review of the water and power

Gehlot directs officials to conduct weekly review to ensure proper supply of water and power

India | Jun 05, 2019, 03:53 PM IST

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot asked the officials of the Public Health Engineering Department to monitor and redress complaints related to water supply and make sure that water tankers are deployed in areas where there is scarcity

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Unrest in Rajasthan Congress: Ashok Gehlot blames Pilot for son's defeat

Politics | Jun 04, 2019, 04:39 PM IST

Serious differences in Congress party's Rajasthan unit has come to the fore. This time the Lok Sabha election result seems to be the trigger causing the latest round of friendly exchanges. How long this is going to be a friendly banter is anybody's guess.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot rejects resignation of

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot rejects resignation of Agriculture Minister

India | Jun 01, 2019, 02:59 PM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, rejection of resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, poor results of Congress, Lok Sabha Polls

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Neglecting grassroots workers, dynasty politics hurt Congress chances in Rajasthan

India | Jun 01, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Speaking to IANS, Anand Purohit, a Vice President of the legal cell of the Congress and a former District President of Youth Congress from Jodhpur said, "Many communities turned their back on the Congress. These include Brahmins, Rajputs, and Jats.

 As resignations pile up, hectic activities on in Congress

As resignations pile up, hectic activities on in Congress to tide over crisis

Politics | May 28, 2019, 07:47 PM IST

Led by Rahul's sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a host of party leaders met the angry and sulking Congress President at his residence through the day, amid reports that he had conveyed to them that he could at best lead the party in Parliament as the chief of Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP).

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In a snub, Rahul declines to meet Ashok Gehlot

India | May 27, 2019, 08:02 PM IST

After expressing his anger over party leaders giving preference to their families instead of the party, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday refused to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here.

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We accept public mandate with utmost humility: Gehlot

Elections | May 23, 2019, 04:48 PM IST

Rajasthan's chief minister Ashok Gehlot has acknowledged defeat in the Lok Sabha polls.

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Rajasthan: CM Ashok Gehlot mocks Modi for meditating in Kedarnath

India | May 19, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

"Today he is sitting in a cave wearing 'bhagwa' (saffron). God knows, what message he wants to deliver. Everybody has been watching him," said Gehlot, who also accused the prime minister of doing "nothing but polarisation".

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's 10-yr-old grandaughter appeals to voters to make her father Vaibhav win by huge margin

Apr 28, 2019, 07:09 AM IST

The high-pitched election campaign of the Congress's leader Vaibhav concluded with his daughter Kashwini, appealing to people on Saturday.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's son and 

My father’s legacy does not apply to me: Ashok Gehlot's son, Congress's Jodhpur candidate Vaibhav

Apr 23, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

The legacy of his father, a five-term MP from Jodhpur, does not apply to him, Vaibhav Gehlot said as he gears up to fight his first election. 

 Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok

Kovind made president because of his caste: Gehlot

Elections | Apr 17, 2019, 03:30 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot said President Kovind was elected by the BJP so the Koli community can be appeased before Gujarat elections.

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Adtiyanath should be booked for sedition: Ashok Gehlot

Apr 14, 2019, 05:49 PM IST

  Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot suggested on Sunday that his Uttar Pradesh counterpart, Yogi Adityanath, should be booked for sedition for labelling the military as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's army.  

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Rajasthan: From April 1, domestic water consumers across state will not have to pay charges up to certain limit

India | Mar 09, 2019, 09:05 AM IST

Water charges would not be collected for the flat rate connections in urban regions as well. About 56 lakh urban population would be benefited by this.

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Lok Sabha elections 2019 | PM-KISAN Scheme won't help Modi win polls: Ashok Gehlot

Feb 25, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

"The attempt to win the elections by announcing the Rs 6,000 per annum scheme for the farmers will not help Modi, as the they have become intelligent," Gehlot said at a press conference.

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Gehlot ready for talks with Gujjars as quota stir turns violent in Rajasthan

India | Feb 11, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

Three separate cases have been registered and investigations are on. Those flouting norms shall be dealt with iron hand, the police officer said.

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot trolled for ‘deleting’ his photograph with PM Modi on Twitter

India | Feb 06, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

The Congress party, on the other hand, has clarified that no such tweet was posted from the twitter handle of Ashok Gehlot.

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CMs of six north Indian states sign Renukaji Dam project agreement

India | Jan 12, 2019, 07:18 AM IST

Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, said: "There is enough water available in the country but the real issue is effective water management."  

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