Leader of the house in Rajya Sabha;Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

FULL NAME- Thawar Chand Gehlot


BORN- 18 May 1948

PLACE OF BIRTH– Nagda, Ujjain Madhya Pradesh

FATHER NAME– Shri Ramjilal Gehlot

MOTHER NAME– Shrimati Suman Bai

SPOUSE– Shrimati Anita Gehlot

SIBLINGS– Narendra Gehlot(Brother)

CHILDREN– One Daughter & three son

EDUCATION– B.A.Educated at Vikram University, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh


OFFICIAL WEBSITEhttp://socialjustice.nic.in/

REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT– Thawar Chand Gehlot was additionally the secretary in-charge of the BJP in Indian capital nevertheless as state, and additionally headed the party’s regular Caste cell.

AWARDS-Honorary degree by the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University of Social Sciences.

Thawar Chand Gehlot is the incumbent minister of social justice and empowerment and is also the leader in Rajya Sabha. He is affliated to Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP). 

BACKGROUND– Thawar Chand Gehlotwas born in a very dalit family and a senior member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He had assumed ministerial birth kind of times at intervals the union government. He had done his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vikram UniversityUjjainMadhya Pradesh and a member of the Rajya Sabhahigher house of Indian Parliament, representing the state of Madhya Pradesh. He was awarded associate unearned degree by the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University of Social Sciences. He once represented Shajapur at intervals the lower house of Indian Parliament, Lok Sabha from 1996 to 2009.He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and general secretary of the party.

WALK OF LIFE– ‘Vidhayani’ was the article that was given by him.It was printed by the legislative assembly of MP. Gehlot works for the exploited categories through the organisation known as ‘Balai Samaj’.

MAJOR INITIATIVES TAKEN– Thawar Chand  Gehlot had amend the theme of Scheme of National Overseas Scholarship for SCs, by removing a norm for them to come to the country and to work for studies.

The ministry had additionally determine to administer ₹ 20,000 beneath the free employment for SC and OBC.


Thawar Chand  Gehlot was the General-Secretary and Vice-President of Janata Party from 1977 to 1980

In 1980, 1990, 1993 he became the member of Madhya Pradesh Law manufacturers.

In 1980 he was appointed because the member of Committee on Estimates and in 1990 the member of Labour consultative Advisory Committee.

Gehlot was appointed because the Vice-President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in 1985.

He command the post of party president in Madhya Pradesh from 1986 to 1987.

From 1990 to 1992, he was the Minister of State, Water Resources, Narmada natural depression Development, council and Rural Development, Antyodaya Programme and implementation of 20-Point Programme in Madhya Pradesh.

Gehlot was electorate to Lok Sabha in 1996, 1998, 1999.

He additionally command the positions of member of Committee on Agriculture, member of Committee on the Welfare of regular Castes and regular Tribes, member of Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour in 1996 and 1999.

From 2000 to 2001 he was appointed as the member of Committee on the Empowerment of Women and a member of Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs.

In May 2014 he took oath as the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.

In 2019 he became the leader in Rajya Sabha 

CONTROVERSIES/CASES – A political controversy has erupted over Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot’s speech at a BJP workers program in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh.

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