BJP chief JP Nadda announced that Jagdeep Dhankhar, the current West Bengal governor, is the NDA’s candidate for the vice-presidential election scheduled for August 6, 2022.
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has nominated West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for Vice President of India, BJP national president J P Nadda said Saturday. Known for his moniker ‘Kisan Putra, Dhankhar is a professional lawyer. He has had a successful legal career, where he became the youngest president of the Rajasthan High Court Bar Association. He forayed into politics in 1989, was elected to the Lok Sabha from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan the same year, and became a union minister in 1990.
Jagdeep Dhankhar Caste
Dhankhar was born on 18 May 1951 in Kithana, a small village in the State of Rajasthan, in a Jat Family. He was a member of parliament from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan during 1989–91 in the 9th Lok Sabha, representing Janata Dal. He also was a former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Kishangarh, Rajasthan, during 1993–98 and former President of Rajasthan High Court Bar Association, Jaipur.
Jagdeep Dhankhar Age
Jagdeep Dhankhar was born on 18 May 1951 in Jhunjhunu and is currently 71 years old. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and serves as the current Governor of the state of West Bengal.
Jagdeep Dhankhar Wife
Jagdeep Dhankhar Wife’s name is Sudesh Dhankhar, a Post Graduate in Economics from Banasthali Vidyapeeth, a prestigious University in rural environs, in the year 1979. She is the daughter of Shri Hoshiyar Singh and Smt. Bhagwati. Smt. Sudesh Dhankhar has a keen interest in social work and organic farming, child education and upliftment. They love travelling as a family and have been to the Maldives and several other places together.
Jagdeep Dhankhar Children
Dhankhar has no son, he has only one daughter, and her name is Kamna. Kamna has studied at the MGD School, Jaipur, and after that at the Mayo Girls, Ajmer, secured her graduation from the Beever College (now Arcadia University) in the United States. She had Summer Courses in the UK, Italy and Australia. She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Italian, having learnt the Italian language at the Italian Embassy, New Delhi, and then in an Institute Rome in Italy.