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Gulab Chand Kataria is an Indian politician belonging to the BJP. He was the Home minister in Government of Rajasthan from 2014 till 2018. He is a senior leader of BJP in Rajasthan and is also a member of central working committee of the party. He hails from Udaipur and has represented it in 9th Lok Sabha. He was booked by the C.B.I. in the Sheikh fake encounter killing.[2] Currently, he is the Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly.

Gulab Chand Kataria
Leader of the Opposition, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
13 January 2019
Preceded byRameshwar Lal Dudi
Member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
1993
ConstituencyUdaipur
Home Minister of Rajasthan
In office
27 October 2014 – 11 December 2018
Succeeded byAshok Gehlot, INC
In office
2004–2008
Personal details
Born (1944-10-13) 13 October 1944 (age 74)
Rajsamand, Rajputana Agency, British India
NationalityIndian
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Anita Kataria
Children5 daughters (Rekha, Renu, Sonika, Monika and Charu)[1]

Early lifeEdit

Kataria was born in Rajsamand.[3]

Political careerEdit

Kataria served as the Home Minister of Rajasthan from 2004 to 2008 and again [4] from 2014 to 2018.Gulaab chand katariya served as education minister in bhero singh shekhawat government between 1993 to 1998.He was mla of barisadri from 1993 to 2003.

Positions heldEdit

As a Member of Parliament and In Government of RajasthanEdit

SI No. Post Department Government or Legislature Tenure
1. Member Estimates Committee Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 1980 - 1981
2. Member Estimates Committee (A) Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 1981 - 1985
3. Member Committee on Papers laid on the Table Lok Sabha 1990
4. Member Committee on Agriculture Lok Sabha 1990
5. Minster Primary & Secondary Education and Bhasha Govt. of Rajasthan 1993 - 1998
6. Minister Sanskrit Shiksha, Lingual Minority, Language (Bhasha Vibhag), Devasthan Govt. of Rajasthan 1993 - 1998
7. Chairman Public Accounts Committee Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 1999 - 2000
8. Member House Committee Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 1999 - 2000
9. MLA Leader of the Opposition Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 2002 - 2003
10. Minister Home and Public Works Department Govt. of Rajasthan 2004
11. Minister Home Govt. of Rajasthan 2004 - 2008
12. Minister Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Govt. of Rajasthan 2013
13. Minister Home Govt. of Rajasthan 2013 - 2018
14. MLA Leader of the Opposition Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Incumbent

Memberships of LegislatureEdit

SI No. Legislature Post Tenure Party
1. 6th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA 1977 - 1980 JP
2. 7th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA 1980 - 1985 BJP
3. 9th Lok Sabha MP 1989 - 1991 BJP
4. 10th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA 1993 - 1998 BJP
5. 11th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA 1998 - 2003 BJP
6. 12th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA 2003 - 2008 BJP
7. 13th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA 2008 - 2013 BJP
8. 14th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA 2013 - 2018 BJP
9. 15th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly MLA Incumbent BJP

Party Posts HeldEdit

SI No. Post Tenure Organization Party
1. Vice President & General Secretary 1977 - 1980 Janta Yuva Morcha JP
2. Secretary 1980 - 1985 Rajasthan BJP BJP
3. General Secretary 1986 - 1993 Rajasthan BJP BJP
4. President 1999 - 2000 Rajasthan BJP BJP

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Khan, Mohammad Hamza (20 June 2016). "Not many are surprised over Rajasthan minister Kataria's 'sa** Manmohan' remark". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 21 July 2018. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  2. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Sheikh-fake-encounter-case-CBI-books-BJP-leader-Gulab-Chand-Kataria/articleshow/20050548.cms
  3. ^ https://m.hindustantimes.com/india/kataria-shift-nudges-caste-equation/story-Mv0lJx4NNI1mpd5MlgqS0L.html
  4. ^ "Rajasthan: Congress seeks home minister's resignation over comments in Bikaner gangrape case", India Today, 27 March 2017

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