Bhupesh Baghel Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
Political PartyIndian National Congress (INC)
Bhupesh Bhagel is a member of Indian National Congress
Political Journey1985: Joined Indian Youth Congress (IYC)
1990: Became the President of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) in Durg District and served until 1994
1993: Elected to Madhya Pradesh Assembly from Patan constituency
1994: Appointed as Vice-President of Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress and served for one year
1998: Re-elected to Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly form Patan and appointed Minister of State (In Public Grievance Dept.) in the government of Digvijaya Singh
1999: Promoted as Minister of Transport in the same government in December
2000: Appointed chairman of Madhya Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation in January and when Chhattisgarh came into existence, Baghel became the first Minister for Revenue, Public Health Engineering and relief work and remained until 2003
2003: Became a member of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly from Patan Constituency and was the deputy leader of Opposition until 2008
2004: Candidate for the Parliamentary Election from Durg Lok Sabha constituency
2009: Candidate for the Parliamentary Election from Raipur Lok Sabha seat
2014: State President of Indian National Congress
Biggest RivalRaman Singh (BJP)
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 August 1961 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 62 Years
BirthplaceDurg, Madhya Pradesh, India (Now in Chhattisgarh)
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownDurg, Chhattisgarh
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityPandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
Educational QualificationPost Graduation
CasteKurmi Chhatriya
AddressMansarovar Residential Premises, Bhilai 3, Tahsil - Patan, District - Durg
HobbiesReading, Writing, Listening to Music
ControversyIn October 2017, his name appeared in Sex CD Controversy. He faced conviction of distributing of fake Sex CD containing the objectional footage of Chattisgarh Minister Rajesh Munat. CBI found Baghel guilty and sent him to 14 days judicial custody.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseMukteshwari Baghel
ParentsFather- Nand Kumar Baghel (Farmer)
Mother- Bindeshwari Baghel
Bhupesh Baghel with his family
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianIndira Gandhi
Style Quotient
Assets/PropertiesBank Fixed Deposits: ₹2 Lakh
Bonds, Debentures, Shares: ₹25 Lakh
Jewellery: ₹15 Lakh
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹8 Crore (As in 2013)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhupesh Baghel

  • Since 1993, he has been a patron of Manva Kurmi Chhatriya society of Chhattisgarh.
  • For several years, he has been organising the mass marriage ceremonies to promote marriages with minimum expenditure.
  • Baghel was leading the Indian National Congress in State Assembly Election in 2018.
  • His wife, Mukteshwari Baghel, is the daughter of famous Hindi writer Dr. Narendra Dev Verma and niece of spiritual leader Swami Atmanand.

    Narendra Dev Verma was the father in law of Bhupesh Baghel

    Narendra Dev Verma was the father-in-law of Bhupesh Baghel