Thawar Chand Gehlot

Thawar Chand Gehlot

Thawar Chand Gehlot
Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment
Assumed office
26 May 2014
Preceded by Selja Kumari
MP of Rajya Sabha for Rajasthan
Assumed office
3 April 2012
Member of Parliament
Constituency Shajapur
Personal details
Born (1948-05-18) 18 May 1948
Ujjain, Madhya Bharat (present-day Madhya Pradesh), India
Political party BJP
Spouse(s) Anita Gehlot
Children 3 sons and 1 daughter
Residence Nagda, ujjain
As of 22 September, 2006

Thawar Chand Gehlot (born 18 May 1948) is an Indian politician who serves in the Narendra Modi government as a Cabinet minister in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. He is a Rajya Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh. He represented the Shajapur constituency of Madhya Pradesh in the 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th Lok Sabhas (1996-2009) [1] and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is a General Secretary of the BJP.[2] Thawar Chand Gehlot is one of the prominent Dalit faces in BJP.[3][4][5]


Lok Sabha
Preceded by
Phool Chand Verma
Member of Parliament
for Shajapur

Succeeded by
Constituency dissolved
Political offices
Preceded by
Selja Kumari
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
26 May 2014 - Present
Succeeded by

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