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Hometown: Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh
Age: 51 Years
Caste: Vaishya (Baniya)

Adesh Kumar Gupta


Bio/Wiki
ProfessionPolitician
Famous Role(s)/Famous ForBeing the president of Bhartiya Janata Party for Delhi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.7 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Indian National Congress (INC) Flag
Political Journey• Former Mayor North Delhi Municipal Corporation
• Incumbent councillor West Patel Nagar
• Delhi BJP Chief
Biggest RivalArvind Kejriwal (AAP)
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 Jan 1969 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 20120)51 Years
BirthplaceKannauj, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
Zodiac signAquarius
NationalityIndian
College/UniversityChhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University, Kanpur
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
ReligionHinduism
CasteVaishya (Baniya) [1]Live Hindustan
AddressT-90, Punjabi Basti, (Near Gurudwara), Baljeet Nagar, New Delhi 110008
Controversies• On 7th June 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic Adesh Kumar Gupta was arrested by the Delhi Police for violating the norms of lockdown. He along with members of BJP were publicly protesting against the Delhi government's decision of treating only the residents of Delhi in the hospitals of Delhi Government till the pandemic ends. [2]Deccan Herald
Protests against Delhi Government's decision
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
BJP Chief Adesh Kumar Gupta with his wife in Varanasi
ParentsFather-Shambhu Dayal Gupta
Mother-Name Not Known
Money Factor1.22 Crore INR
Note- above quoted figure is as per an election affidavit filed during the 2017 municipal corporation elections)

Adesh Kumar Gupta
Some Lesser Known Facts About Adesh Kumar Gupta

  • Adesh Kumar Gupta hails from Uttar Pradesh (UP), whereas, after attaining a degree in Bachelor of Science, he moved to Delhi in 1986 in search of a job and eventually ended up starting a construction and maintenance business.
  • His father, Shambhu Dyal Gupta, was a former BJP city head from Gursahaiganj, Uttar Pradesh.
  • During his college days, Adesh Kumar has worked with ABVP, the RSS affiliated student political organisation.
    ABVP Adesh Kumar Gupta
  • In 1991-92, Adesh Gupta was put in a temporary jail in Kanpur for taking an active role in the Ram temple construction movement.
  • He served as the head of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a student organisation in the year 1995-96.
  • After settling his business in Delhi, Adesh Kumar Gupta was associated with BJP for about two decades, Later, in 2017 he contested and successfully won North Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor election on the ticket of Bhartiya Janata Party.

    North Delhi Mayor

    A picture of Adesh Kumar Gupta after becoming mayor of North Delhi in 2018

  • On June 2, 2020, following a tremendous loss to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Assembly Polls 2020, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) replaced its Delhi chief from Manoj Tiwari to Adesh Kumar Gupta. Adesh will play a major role to unify big BJP leaders in Delhi with an eye on the upcoming Delhi MCD elections in 2022.

    Adesh Kumar Gupta made Delhi BJP chief

    Adesh Kumar Gupta being garlanded by the BJP members on being appointed as the Delhi BJP Chief

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