Ashok Singhal from Dhekiajuli: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career
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Candidate Name: Ashok Singhal
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
He was born on 29th December 1968. Late Parmananda Singhal is his father's name and Smit Indumat Singhal is his mother. He is a resident of Kumarpara, Guwahati. He got married in 1992 to SmtiSilpi Ananda, and the couple has two sons.
He is a Commerce graduate from the Gauhati Commerce College. He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
Career and Politics:
Ashok Singhal is a BJP spokesman. He is also the Secretary and Treasurer of Assam BJP. He is also known as a 'Man of development', as he worked tirelessly in the Dhekiajuliconstituency in the last five years as its MLA. As an active leader and legislator, he made Dhekiajuli one of the most developed constituencies of Assam.
He won the 2016 election against HabulChakraborty (Congress Party Candidate) by 71,425 votes. Singhal is contesting the upcoming Assam Assembly elections of 2021 from Dhekiajuli. He would face Benudhar Nath contesting on an INC (Congress) ticket.
Singhal is a businessman and also a social worker. He runs an NGO named 'Jana Jagriti'.