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Thawar Chand Gehlot Thawar Chand Gehlot DOB: 18/05/1948

Dr. Thawar Chand Gehlot is politician who served as the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment in the Narendra Modi ministry. He is member of the Rajya Sabha, representing Madhya Pradesh. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vikram University, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. He formerly represented Shajapur in the Lok Sabha from 1996 to 2009. He is a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and general secretary of the party. Thawar Chand Gehlot belongs to Scheduled Caste.

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BJP's Dalit face Thawar Chand Gehlot becomes minister for

BJP's Dalit face Thawar Chand Gehlot becomes minister for second time

India | May 30, 2019, 08:59 PM IST

Thawar Chand Gehlot, a prominent Dalit face of the BJP, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive time.  

Lok Sabha

General Category Quota: Govt introduces Constitution Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha

India | Jan 08, 2019, 03:40 PM IST

Interestingly, when the minister moved the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019, no member of the Lower House raised any objection.


'Opposition supporting violence, disrupting peace in country,' BJP launches counter-offensive

Politics | Apr 08, 2018, 05:30 PM IST

The presser came after Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, earlier today, claimed that Dalits were facing atrocities in states governed by Bharatiya Janata Party after a 'successful' Bharat bandh.

Supreme court

SC/ST Act: Govt to file review petition against apex court judgement diluting stringent provisions

India | Mar 31, 2018, 06:14 AM IST

On Thursday, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had also said that the government was mulling to file a review petition in the Supreme Court pertaining to the apex courts order that dilutes some stringent provisions of the SC/ST Act.

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Padmavati row: Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot asks censor board to cut ‘objectionable’ scenes in the movie

Politics | Nov 18, 2017, 08:37 PM IST

Union minister Thawar Chand Gehlot today said the Central Board of Film Certificate (CBFC) should cut “objectionable” scenes in the Bollywood film “Padmavati” whose release is being opposed by certain Rajput groups.

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BR Ambedkar a 'nationalist' with 'right perspective': RSS

Politics | Apr 11, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

New Delhi: As Congress and BJP vie for appropriating BR Ambedkar's legacy, RSS is seeking to project him as a "nationalist" leader with a "holistic" view and his caution against the threat of political Islam

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Low literacy among SC/STs matter of concern: Union Minister

Politics | Jan 10, 2015, 06:51 PM IST

Lucknow: Stressing the need for hundred per cent literacy, Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot today said its low percentage among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is a matter of concern.“Though according to 2011 national index,

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Government wants CBI probe into Salman Khurshid's NGO

Politics | Sep 16, 2014, 04:09 PM IST

New Delhi: The government is planning a CBI enquiry into the functioning of an NGO which took aid in the name of disabled but was allegedly involved in malpractices, Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot