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Vijay Rupani (Politician) : Biography, Age, Caste, Family, Wife, Education Qualification, Images, Wiki and More

Vijay Rupani (Politician) : Biography, Age, Caste, Family, Wife, Education Qualification, Images, Wiki and More

Vijay Ramniklal Rupani is an Indian politician. Vijay Rupani was born on 02 August, 1956 in Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar). As in June, 2020, Vijay Rupani's age is 63 Years and 10 Months. He is 16th Chief Minister of Gujarat. More Details about Vijay Rupani like Biography, Age, Caste, Family, Wife, Education Qualification, Images, Wiki are below.

Vijay Rupani Biography Wiki

Vijay Rupani
Date Of Birth
02 August, 1956
63 Years and 10 Months (As June, 2020)
Birth Place
Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar)
Rajkot, Gujarat
Current City
Rajkot, Gujarat
Indian politician
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Dharmendrasinhji Arts College, Rajkot, Gujarat
Saurashtra University, Gujarat
Education Qualification
Bachelor of Arts from Dharmendrasinhji Arts College
LLB from Saurashtra University
Jain Bania
Father Name: Ramniklal Rupani
Mother Name: Mayaben
Wife Name
Anjali Rupani (a member of BJP women wing)
Son: Rushabh (an engineering student), Pujit (died in an accident)
Daughter- Radhika
Relationships & More
Marital Status
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.)
5' 6"
Weight (approx.)
66 kg
Eye Color
Hair Color
Favorite Things
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Social Media Presence

Instagram: @vijayrupanibjp

Some Facts about Vijay Rupani

Vijay Rupani joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and subsequently joined Jan Sangh in 1971.

He was elected as a corporator of Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) in 1987 and became the chairman of drainage committee.

He became the chairman of standing committee of RMC from 1988 to 1996.

He served as the mayor of Rajkot from 1996 to 1997.

He became BJP's Gujarat unit general secretary in 1998 and served as the chairman of manifesto committee during chief ministership of Keshubhai Patel. 

He was appointed as a chairman of Gujarat Tourism in 2006. 

He was a member of Rajya Sabha from 2006 to 2012.

In August 2014, after Vajubhai Vala resigned as the MLA from Rajkot West (as he was appointed as the governor of Karnataka), BJP nominated Vijay Rupnai to contest the Rajkot West seat, and on 9 October 2014, Rupani won the by-poll by a huge margin.

Vijay Rupani has started the Pujit Rupani Memorial Trust for charity in the memory of his youngest son Pujit who died in an accident. 

He became cabinet minister of Transport, water supply, labour and employment in Anandiben Patel’s government in Gujarat.

On 19 February 2016, Rupani became the state BJP president, replacing R. C. Faldu. He was the BJP state president from February 2016 to August 2016.

He succeeded Anandiben Patel and was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat on 7 August 2016.

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