Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Gehlot, Shri Thaawar Chand
Constituency   : Shajapur - SC (Madhya Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

 
Father's Name Shri Ramlalji Gehlot
Mother's Name Smt. Suman Bai
Date of Birth 18 May 1948
Place of Birth Vill. Rupeta (Nagda), Distt. Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 01 May 1965
Spouse's Name Smt. Anita Gehlot
No. of Sons 3
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.A
Educated at Vikram University, Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)
Profession Agriculturist
Trader, Trade Unionist, Religious Missionary
Permanent Address
46/56 Block, Maharana Pratap Nagar,
Nagda Junction, Distt. Ujjain-456 335 ( Madhya Pradesh)
(07366)246345,246635
Present Address
5, Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels.(011) 23782042, 9868180049 (M)
Positions Held
1962-77 Member, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1977-80 General-Secretary and Vice-President, Janata Party (J.P.), Distt. Ujjain (Rural), Madhya Pradesh
1980-84, 1990-92 & 1993-96 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1980-84 &
1990-92
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Labour Advisory Committee
1984-86 Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (B.J.Y.M.), Madhya Pradesh
1985-86 Vice-President, B.J.Y.M., Madhya Pradesh
1986-87 President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Distt. Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh
1990-92 Minister of State, Water Resources, Narmada Valley Development,
Panchayat and Rural Development, Antyodaya Programme and Implementation of 20-Point Programme,Government of Madhya Pradesh
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Agriculture
1999-2000 & 2000-2001 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
2000-2001 Member, Committee on the Empowerment of Women
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
Member, Business Advisory Committee
2002-May 2004 National Secretary, BJP
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, Committee on Official Language
Member, Committee on Labour
June 2004 onwards Vice President, BJP & Incharge of North East (Excluding Assam)
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Labour


 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Contributed articles in Vidhayani—a quarterly published by Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Serving the poor, the exploited, the oppressed, particularly the downtrodden sections of the society through Balai Samaj; Making efforts to eradicate the social evils and conservatism from the society; active in the above tasks through social and political organisations since 1960
 
Special Interests
Social and political activities
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Cultural plays, songs and sports
 
Sports and Clubs
Swimming, kabaddi, volleyball and gymnastics; Office bearer, (i) Kabaddi Association; and (ii) Shivaji Kreeda Mandal, Nagda, District Ujjain
 
Countries Visited
U.S.A.; visited as a member of Indian Delegation to United Nations, 1998; and Durban, South Africa, 2001
 
Other Information
Conferred Best Legislator Award by the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly on 19 March 1996; Treasurer, Grasim Engineering Shramik Sangh affiliated to Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, 1967-75; Secretary, Chemical Shramik Sangh affiliated to Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, 1967-75; detained several times in connection with workers’ movement during 1968-71 and also remained in judicial custody for about 10 months in Bhairavgarh, Distt. Ujjain; Detained under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (M.I.S.A. ) in Bhairavgarh, District jail, Ujjain during Emergency, 1975-76; also detained in connection with political agitations in Ujjain, Bhopal and Delhi; represented Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly in Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training (B.P.S.T.), 1982; Chief Organiser, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (R.S.S.) Shakha, Nagda Junction, Distt. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, 1962-77; Secretary, R.S.S. Shakha, Nagda Junction, Distt. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh; Nagar Karyavahak, R.S.S. Shakha, Nadga Junction, Distt. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh; Member, (i) R.S.S. Shakha, Nagda Junction, Distt. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, 1962-77; (ii) Madhya Pradesh Sansadiya Sangh, 1983-96; and (iii) Board of Patrons, Nagda Balai Samaj Sangathan Samiti; also held various posts in several organisations of Madhya Pradesh Balai Samaj


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