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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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Abki Baar Kiski Sarkar | All ministers in Gehlot govt resign, New ministers may take charge on Sunday

News | Nov 20, 2021, 08:40 PM IST

The meeting of Rajasthan cabinet minister has ended. In the meeting, the resignations of all the 21 ministers have been accepted. New ministers may be sworn in tomorrow.

Ground report | Chorus grows for Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president

News | Oct 16, 2021, 06:37 PM IST

Congress Working committee members on Saturday appealed to Rahul Gandhi to take over as the president of the party. A proposal in this regard was mooted by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and vetted by other Chief Ministers and leaders.

Sachin Pilot meets Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, second meeting within a week

News | Sep 25, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

After a major leadership change in Punjab, new speculations about Rajasthan government have emerged after Sachin Pilot's meeting with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. This is Sachin Pilot's second meeting with Rahul and Priyanka within a week.

Rajasthan CM Gehlot inaugurates new police stations

News | Aug 20, 2021, 08:53 PM IST

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated new buildings of 15 existing police stations and 9 newly created police stations through a video conferencing.

CM Gehlot reviews development projects in Jodhpur

News | Jul 08, 2021, 09:40 PM IST

In a meeting to review the various development projects proposed in Jodhpur city, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot stressed that while preparing the DPR for various development projects, it should be kept in mind that the beauty of the city's heritage and the artistry of the city remains intact.

Internal conflicts in Gehlot govt: Rajyavardhan Rathore

News | Jun 16, 2021, 04:03 PM IST

Amid ongoing rift in Rajasthan Government, BJP spokesperson RS Rathore on June 16 said that there are internal conflicts in Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's government.

Rajasthan govt cautious about mental health problems in COVID patients: CM Gehlot

News | Jun 15, 2021, 06:40 PM IST

In a review meeting organised to assess the COVID-19 situation in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the second wave of corona was very fatal and due to this various mental health related problems are being witnessed among the people.

Congress infighting in Rajasthan continues, Sachin Pilot May Reach Delhi Amid Dissatisfaction Buzz

News | Jun 11, 2021, 11:06 AM IST

The rumblings in Rajasthan continue to hamper the Congress party and its prospects in the state partially after Sachin Pilot made it clear that the panel that was formed to clear the differences between Pilot camp and Gehlot camp has failed to do it.

Rajasthan cabinet expansion soon

News | Jun 10, 2021, 11:47 AM IST

Amit reports of Sachin Pilot being sidelined by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, sources told India TV that the Congress high command could go for a cabinet shuffle in Rajasthan soon. Sources said that the reshuffle could take place in July to pacify Pilot and disgruntled leaders. There are reports that nine new leaders could be given Cabinet berths. Rajasthan can have a total of 30 ministers including the Chief Minister. At present, the state has 21 ministers, including the Chief Minister.

Rajasthan govt extends payment of rabi seasn Agri loan deadline till August 31

News | Jun 08, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

The Government of Rajasthan has extended the deadline for repayment of short term loans of rabi crop 2020-21 from June 30 to August 31, giving a big relief to the farmers keeping in view the situation of COVID-19.

Kurukshetra | BJP target Gehlot govt over vaccine wastage in Rajasthan

Kurukshetra | Jun 03, 2021, 08:04 PM IST

There has been rampant vaccine wastage in Rajasthan. Over 500 vials with around 2500 doses still left in them. However the state government has been denying wastage.

Centre, State Governments should fight fatal second wave of pandemic together: CM Gehlot

News | May 10, 2021, 07:20 PM IST

Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot has said that the centre, state governments and all the citizens should come together in order to emerge victorious in the fight against the pandemic.

CM Gehlot tests positive for COVID-19

News | Apr 29, 2021, 07:00 PM IST

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tested positive for COVID-19.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tests positive for COVID-19

News | Apr 29, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today tweeted to say that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. In a brief post on Twitter, Mr Gehlot said that he was fine and that he will continue home isolation. The 69-year-old Congress leader had isolated himself on Wednesday after his wife tested positive.

Rajasthan govt decided to vaccinate everyone above 18 years of age, free of cost: CM Gehlot

News | Apr 25, 2021, 06:52 PM IST

The Rajasthan government has decided to provide free Covid vaccine to all the people above 18 years of age in the state by spending an amount of about ₹3,000 crore.

CM Gehlot directs officials to accelerate the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission

News | Apr 13, 2021, 06:40 PM IST

Reviewing the preparations for the Jal Jeevan Mission with the officials of the Public Health Engineering, water resource, and other departments, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that it is an ambitious project, hence there is a need to maintain greater vigilance and speed in its planning and implementation.

Determine micro containment zones, strictly follow COVID SOPs: CM Gehlot

News | Apr 09, 2021, 09:20 PM IST

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chaired a high-level meeting to review the situation of COVID-19 in the state. The CM expressed serious concern over the increase in the number of cases in the state.

BJP demands CM Gehlot's resignation, CBI probes over phone tapping allegations

News | Mar 16, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia lambasted state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over phone tapping allegations and asked him to resign on moral grounds. BJP also demanded CBI probe in this regard.

Gandhi's teaching will reach to every citizen by 'Sarvodaya Vichar Parisksha': CM Gehlot

News | Mar 12, 2021, 07:00 PM IST

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has instructed to constitute a sub-committee for conducting 'Sarvodaya Vichar Parisksha' to acquaint students to the values and principles of Mahatma Gandhi.

Rajasthan CM, Maharashtra Guv inoculated with COVID vaccine doses

News | Mar 05, 2021, 05:20 PM IST

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot received his first dose COVID-19 vaccine on March 05 in Jaipur.

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