New Delhi: Hours after West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was named the vice-presidential candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) on Saturday, Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan, his native place, erupted into celebrations, information company ANI reported. “Persons are celebrating like Diwali in our village. All are very comfortable as he has made the village proud,” ANI quoted one the villagers saying.
Folks in Kithana, the native village of Dhankhar, distributed sweets to have a good time the announcement made earlier within the day.
— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2022
Born in an agrarian family in a distant village in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan, Dhankhar accomplished his faculty training from Sainik College in Chittorgarh.
After finishing his commencement in Physics, he pursued LLB from the College of Rajasthan.
Regardless of being a primary technology skilled, he turned one of many main legal professionals within the state. Dhankhar has practiced in each Rajasthan Excessive Court docket and the Supreme Court docket of India.
He entered public life after getting elected because the Member of Parliament (MP) from Jhunjhunu within the 1989 Lok Sabha elections.
Subsequently, he additionally served as a Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in 1990.
In 1993, Dhankhar was elected to the Rajasthan meeting from the Kishangarh constituency in Ajmer district.
Later, in July 2019, he was appointed because the Governor of West Bengal.
After the BJP’s parliamentary board assembly, get together chief JP Nadda mentioned, “NDA’s candidate for the put up of Vice-President of India to be Jagdeep Dhankhar.”
Taking to his Twitter deal with, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote, “Kisan Putra Jagdeep Dhankhar Ji is understood for his humility. He brings with him an illustrious authorized, legislative and gubernatorial profession. He has at all times labored for the well-being of farmers, youth, girls and the marginalised. Glad that he can be our VP candidate.”