Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

Mr. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

  • 2002
  • Chief Guest
Born in Village Khachariawas, District Sikar (Rajasthan) to a farmer's family. Experienced the woes, trials and tribulations of a small farmer. Supported Jagirdari abolition. Joined Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1952. Was member of all the eleven Legislative Assemblies of Rajasthan except the fifth. Was imprisoned for 19 months during the Emergency. Elected Member, Rajya Sabha in 1974. Became Chief Minister of Rajasthan in 1977. Landmark programmes such as Antyodaya, Food for Work and Apna .... Read More