Nand Gopal Gupta Wiki, Height, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Last Updated on August 30, 2021

Nand Gopal Gupta, also known as Nand Gopal Nandi, is a Minister of Civil Aviation, Political Pension, Minority Welfare, Muslim Waqf and Haj in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Minister of Civil Aviation, Political Pension, Minority , Muslim and Haj in Government of Uttar Pradesh
Incumbent
Assumed office
March 2017
MLA in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Incumbent
Assumed office
March 2017
Preceded byHaji Parvej Ahmad
ConstituencyAllahabad South, Allahabad district
In office
March 2007 – March 2012
Preceded byKeshari Nath Tripathi
Succeeded byHaji Parvej Ahmad
ConstituencyAllahabad South, Allahabad district
Personal details
Born1974/1975 (age 45–47)[1]
Political partyBhartiya Janta Party
Spouse(s)Abhilasha Gupta
ResidenceAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Early life

Gupta hails from Allahabad and was born to Suresh Chandra Gupta. He passed High School in the year 1989 from the Uttar Pradesh board.

Political career

In 2007, Gupta was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh from the Allahabad constituency as a candidate of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). In the 2012 assembly elections, he was defeated by Samajwadi Party candidate Haji Parvej Ahmad in the Allahabad South seat. In the national elections of 2014, he sought election to the Lok Sabha as an Indian National Congress candidate from Allahabad but lost. In 2017, he was elected to the Uttar Pradesh assembly from Allahabad constituency for the BJP.

At present he is Cabinet Minister of Minority Affairs, Political Pension and Civil Aviation in the BJP-led Government of Uttar Pradesh.

In July 2020, a First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Gupta alleging that he forcefully had his people paint all the houses saffron along with pictures of Hindu deities in his colony without obtaining the consent of house owners or the residents.

Personal life

Gupta is married to Abhilasha Gupta, who is also a politician He was seriously injured in a 2010 bomb attack in Allahabad, for which fellow MLA Vijay Mishra is among those who have been charged.

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