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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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Rajasthan political crisis: Gehlot targets Sachin Pilot, says MLAs got agitated over name of new CM

India | Oct 02, 2022, 12:39 PM IST

Rajasthan political crisis: CM Gehlot said 80-90 per cent MLAs switch sides when a new chief minister is going to be appointed but this did not happen in Rajasthan.

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Rajasthan political crisis: Congress government to complete full term in state, says Ashok Gehlot

India | Oct 01, 2022, 02:30 PM IST

Rajasthan political crisis: "We will complete five years and I have said the next budget will be presented for students and the youth," Gehlot told reporters while replying to a question whether he will present the fifth budget of the incumbent government in the state.

The leaked note once again unpaused the ongoing battle

Rajasthan Congress Crisis: What Gehlot wanted to discuss with Sonia Gandhi. Leaked note reveals

India | Oct 01, 2022, 11:37 AM IST

Rajasthan Congress Crisis: The note also featured several points reportedly against Pilot. It looks in the note that Gehlot is claiming that he enjoys the support of 102 MLAs while Pilot just 18.

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Congress is 'only party' with system of electing President: Jairam Ramesh

India | Oct 01, 2022, 09:31 AM IST

Congress President Election: Talking to media on the sidelines of Bharat Jodo Yatra, he said that the Congress' greatest contribution to Indian politics has been consensus, and "when that is not made possible, we have an election".

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Pilot spent around an hour at Gandhi's residence and also

'Final decision on with Rajasthan CM post to be taken by Sonia': Sachin Pilot

India | Sep 29, 2022, 11:30 PM IST

Pilot met the Congress supremo just hours after his rival and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Gandhi and announced his decision to opt out of the party president race.

Gehlot's visit Thursday came a day after the Congress

Ashok Gehlot to remain as Rajasthan CM? Sonia's decision in a 'day or two'

India | Sep 29, 2022, 06:27 PM IST

Ashok Gehlot, who is in the midst of a political crisis in Rajasthan, had met Sonia Gandhi at her residence earlier today and apologised. Sources suggested that the CM had also expressed his wish to Gandhi to not contest the Congress presidential polls citing 'moral responsibility'.

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'Sorry': Gehlot apologises to Sonia for MLAs' revolt, says won't contest for Congress chief's post

India | Sep 29, 2022, 03:35 PM IST

Congress president election: Amid Sonia Gandhi's displeasure over the indiscipline of MLAs of the Gehlot camp, the Rajsthan CM had rushed to Delhi to meet party high command.

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Ashok Gehlot says 'internal politics goes on...' as he faces political crisis in Rajasthan

India | Sep 29, 2022, 12:13 AM IST

Be it inflation, unemployment or dictatorial tendency in the country, Rahul Gandhi worries about it. All of us in Congress worry about the direction in which the country is heading. Tackling that is more important for us. Internal politics goes on, we'll resolve it, Ashok Gehlot said.

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Rajasthan crisis: Congress seeks answers from Gehlot loyalists over 'gross indiscipline'

India | Sep 28, 2022, 12:45 AM IST

Rajasthan political crisis: The Congress panel has asked both the ministers and an MLA to reply within 10 days why action should not be taken against them for grave indiscipline, sources said.

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Rajasthan political crisis: BJP behind conspiracy to topple Congress govt, says State minister

India | Sep 27, 2022, 06:40 PM IST

On the other hand, another minister, Rajendra Singh Gudha, once again endorsed senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot's name for the chief minister's post.

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OPINION | Gehlot and the Gandhis: What went wrong?

India | Sep 27, 2022, 05:29 PM IST

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, who was the first choice of Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, was almost set to be elected party chief, but now the high command’s advisers are looking for alternatives.

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Rajasthan crisis: Sonia's confidante Gehlot might not be Congress president now | 10 points

India | Sep 26, 2022, 11:31 PM IST

Rajasthan crisis: An 'upset' Sonia on Monday sought a written report on it from party observers Mallikarjun Kharge and Ajay Maken on the situation in the state.

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Rajasthan political crisis: Sonia upset with Gehlot, seeks written report | As it happened

India | Sep 26, 2022, 11:35 PM IST

Rajasthan political crisis: As the Congress crisis deepened in the state, Sonia Gandhi met multiple leaders at her residence. Sources said Gehlot is now out of the party's consideration to be Sonia's successor as party president.

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Rajasthan: Gehlot's coronation will take place first, then new CM to be decided, says Khachariyawas

India | Sep 25, 2022, 09:55 PM IST

Gehlot had claimed that former Congress president Rahul Gandhi has told him that the next head of the party should not be from the Gandhi family.

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'New generation should get chance': Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot fuels leadership change buzz

India | Sep 25, 2022, 06:32 PM IST

Rajasthan news: Ashok Gehlot, who has announced contesting for the post of Congress president, made the remarks during to a visit to Jaisalmer to offer prayer at the Tanot Mata Temple, in an indication that the Congress may choose Sachin Pilot as his successor in the state.

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Congress president election: CLP meet at Gehlot's residence today amid leadership change buzz

India | Sep 25, 2022, 08:42 AM IST

Congress president election: This is the second Congress' legislature party meeting within a week. The last meeting was held on September 20.

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Congress president election: 'Not interested in becoming party chief', says Digvijaya Singh

India | Sep 24, 2022, 08:05 AM IST

Congress president election: The Congress on Thursday set the ball rolling for electing its chief by issuing a notification. Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Friday made it clear he will fight for the party's president post.

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