Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar Age, Party, Wife & More Facts


Full name Chaudhary Jagdeep Dhankhar 

Name earned Kisan Putra 

Profession(s) Politician and Lawyer

Known for Being the 28th Governor of West Bengal.

Jagdeep Dhankhar Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 182 cm

in meters- 1.82 m

in feet & inches- 6’ 0”

Eye Colour Dark Brown

Hair Colour Salt and Pepper

Jagdeep Dhankhar Politics

Political Party Janta Dal (1988-1991)

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• Indian National Congress (1991-2003)

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• Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (2003-2019)

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Political Journey • Janta Dal's Member of Parliament from Jhunjhunu (1989-1994)

• Union Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Affairs (April-November 1990)

Jagdeep Dhankhar Personal Life

Date of Birth 18 May 1951 (Friday)

Age (as of 2022) 71 Years

Birthplace Kithana, Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan

Zodiac sign Taurus

Signature Jagdeep Dhankhar's signature

Nationality Indian

Hometown Kithana, Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan

School Government Primary School, Kithana

• Sainik School, Chittorgarh

College/University Maharaja’s College, Jaipur

• University of Rajasthan

Educational Qualification(s) • B.Sc (Honours) Physics 

• LLB 

Caste Jat 

Address Vill. & P.O. Kithana, District Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

Hobbies Travelling, meditation, reading

Some About Jagdeep Dhankhar 

Jagdeep Dhankhar is a former BJP politician and a counsel. He's well- known for being the 28th Governor of West Bengal. In July 2022, he made captions after being chosen as aVice-President electoral seeker by the National Democratic Alliance( NDA). 

 After completing hisB.Sc LLB in 1979, Jagdeep Dhankhar began exercising law as an advocate in Rajasthan. 

 On 10 November 1979, Jagdeep Dhankhar was enrolled as an advocate in the Rajashthan BAR council. 

 In 1987, Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as the President of the Rajasthan High Court Bar Association. With the appointment, he came the youthful President of the BAR association of Rajasthan. 

In 1988, Jagdeep Dhankhar began his political career by joining the Janata Dal( JD). 

 In the same time, Jagdeep Dhankhar queried in the 9th Lok Sabha choices from the Janata Dal, and he was tagged as a member of congress from the Jhunjhunu quarter of Rajasthan. He remained an MP till the end of 1991. 

 On 27 March 1990, Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as a elderly advocate in the Rajasthan High Court. He remained at the post till 2019. 

 On 21 April 1990, Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as a Union Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; an appointment held by him till the end of 1990. 

From January to May 1990, Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as president of several administrative panels similar as the Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House, General Purposes Committee, and Committee of boons. 

 In 1990, Jagdeep Dhankhar began exercising law in the Supreme Court, where he concentrated substantially on the action pertaining to Steel, Coal, Mine, and International Commercial Arbitration. He has fought cases in several high courts, across India. 

 In 1991, Jagdeep Dhankhar abnegated as a member of congress and joined the Indian National Congress. 

 In 1993, Jagdeep Dhankhar queried the 10th Legislative Assembly choices, and he was tagged as a Member of the Legislative Assembly( MLA) from the Kishangarh constituency in Rajasthan. He remained an MLA of the INC until the end of 1998. 

In 2003, he joined the BJP, and in 2008, he came a member of the BJP’s assembly election crusade commission. 

 In 2015, Jagdeep Dhankhar supported the agitation regarding the permission of the OBC status and its share to the Jat community of Rajasthan.( 12) 

 In 2016, he was appointed as a public convener of the BJP’s law and legal affairs department. 

 On 20 July 2019, Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as the 28th Governor of West Bengal. 

Jagdeep Dhankhar during his swearing- in form as the 28th governor of West Bengal 

 Jagdeep Dhankhar during his swearing- in form as the 28th governor of West Bengal 

 Following his appointment as a governor, in 2019, Jagdeep Dhankhar was made the president of the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre( EZCC). 

In July 2022, Jagdeep Dhankhar shared in the India Today Conclave in which he talked about the worrisome state of affairs regarding governance, indigenous violations by different state governments, collaborative patronage, and the frequence of highway robbery crews in the state. 

 Jagdeep Dhankhar during India Today Conclave 

 Jagdeep Dhankhar during India Today Conclave 

On 18 July 2022, Jagdeep Dhankhar was named by the National Democratic Alliance as itsVice-Presidential seeker. 

 Jagdeep Dhankhar is a hodophile( one who likes to travel a lot). He, along with his family, has travelled to several foreign countries like the United States, Canada, the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. 

 In an interview, Jagdeep Dhankhar formerly claimed that when he was in class 6th, he used to travel 5 to 6 kilometres every day. 

 piecemeal from partaking in several political conditioning, Jagdeep Dhankhar has shared in colorful social service conditioning with the Indian Red Cross Society( IRCS). 

As the chairman of the Rajasthan Olympic Association and the Rajasthan Tennis Association, Jagdeep Dhankhar has played a vital part in promoting sports in Rajasthan. 

 After his nomination for theVice-Presidential choices, the Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP) projected Jagdeep Dhankhar as “ Kisan Putra ”( son of a planter). 

 Aiming at Jagdeep Dhankhar’s nomination, Saugata Ray, an MP from TMC, stated in an interview that the governor was named as a seeker for the post of Vice President because he'd made it delicate for the West Bengal’s state government to serve. He further said that the Governor worked as a prophet of the BJP, and his nomination was a relief for the state. He said, 

 Jagdeep Dhakhar was a constant trouble and disturbing element to the West Bengal government. Dhankhar’s nomination asvice-president is a price for making the Bengal government’s life miserable. We're relieved that he has been nominated as vice chairman. Dhankhar has worked as a BJP prophet. His performance has been excellent as a BJP prophet and therefore he has entered the award. 

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