Vice President Election 2022: Voting is to be held today for the election of the new Vice President of the country. The contest is between National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar and opposition’s joint candidate Margaret Alva. In terms of statistics, the victory of former West Bengal Governor Dhankhar seems certain. If elected, Dhankhar will be the second leader from Rajasthan after Bhairon Singh Shekhawat to rise to the high post of vice-president.
5 things to know about Jagdeep Dhankhar
educationJagdeep Dhankhar was born in a farmer family in a remote village of Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan. After completing his schooling from Sainik School, Chittorgarh, he did his graduation in Physics and then LLB from Rajasthan University.
Jagdeep Dhankar is expert in law
career in lawJagdeep Dhankhar went on to become one of the leading lawyers of Rajasthan and practiced in both the Rajasthan High Court and the Supreme Court. He also headed the Rajasthan High Court Bar Association.
Jagdeep Dhankhar is married to Sudesh Dhankhar
public lifeHe entered politics in 1989 and was elected to the Lok Sabha in the same year from Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. He served as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the Chandrashekhar-led Janata Dal government. From 1993-1998, Dhankhar represented the Kishangarh constituency of Ajmer district in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. Dhankhar belongs to the Jat community, a politically important caste that influences votes in several north Indian states. Jagdeep Dhankhar is married to Sudesh Dhankhar. He has a daughter.
The figure of 36 is from Mamta Banerjee
Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has claimed to be a ‘reluctant politician’ in the past, had a turbulent relationship with the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. The TMC leadership has often accused him of acting as an ‘agent of the BJP’, but Dhankhar said he was keen on a range of issues ranging from post-poll violence to delays in the approval of bills passed in Parliament, including the rule book and the Constitution. do follow.