Ashutosh Tandon Wiki, Height, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Last Updated on August 30, 2021

Ashutosh Tandon (born 12 May 1960), also known as Gopal Tandon, is an Indian politician and currently serving as Minister of Urban Development, Overall Urban Development, Urban Employment and Poverty Alleviation in the Government of Uttar Pradesh. Tandon was also a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly from the Lucknow East constituency in Lucknow district.  He is son of BJP’s senior leader and former Governor of Madhya Pradesh Lal Ji Tandon.

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Minister of Urban Development, Overall Urban Development, Urban Employment and Poverty Alleviation
Government of Uttar Pradesh
Incumbent
Assumed office
5 August 2019
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
Preceded bySuresh Khanna
Personal details
Born12 May 1960 (age 61)
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Madhu Tandon ​(m. 1982)​
Children1
ParentsLalji Tandon
EducationBachelor of Arts
Alma materLucknow University
ProfessionAgricultureBusiness

Personal life

Tandon was born on 12 May 1960 to politician Lalji Tandon in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Lucknow University in 1980. He married Madhu Tandon in 6 May 1982, with whom he has a daughter.

Career

In 2014, Tandon defeated Juhie Singh by 26,459 votes for the Lucknow East assembly seat.

In 2017, Ashutosh Tandon defeated SP-Congress joint candidate Anurag Bhadoria by record 79,230 votes Tandon was appointed the ministries of Technical and Medical Education. In a portfolio reshuffle in August 2019, Tandon was allocated Urban Development Department.

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