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Gaurav Bhatia (Politician) Age, Caste, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 45 Years
Father: Virendra Bhatia
Hometown: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Gaurav Bhatia

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)• Politician
• Senior Advocate
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) flag
Positions held2012: Senior Advocate of Supreme Court of India
2017: National Spokesperson Bharatiya Janata Party
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 February 1977 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2022)45 Years
BirthplaceLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
College/University• La Martinière College, Lucknow
• University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, United States
Educational Qualification(s) [1]The Print• Law degree from Lucknow University
• Undergraduate degree from Bridgeport University, a private American institute.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseGaurav Bhatia with his wife
ParentsFather- Virendra Bhatia (former Samajwadi Party member)
Mother- Saroj Bhatia
Gaurav Bhatia's parents
SiblingsHe has one sister.

Gaurav Bhatia

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gaurav Bhatia

  • Gaurav Bhatia is a senior advocate at the Supreme Court of India. In 2017, he was appointed as the National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • In 2012, he was appointed as an additional advocate general (AGG) for the Akhilesh Yadav government; however, in 2016, his position was revoked by the Uttar Pradesh government. During the same time, he worked with the Samajwadi Party as its National Spokesperson and the National President of the Samajwadi Party’s Legal Wing.
  • Soon after joining the Supreme Court of India as an advocate, he was appointed as the Bar Association’s Honorary Secretary of Supreme Court from 2015 to 2017. He then worked as an Advocate-on-Record of the Supreme Court of India before being designated as a Senior Advocate.

    Gaurav Bhatia posing outside a court

    Gaurav Bhatia posing outside a court

  • His father was a former member of Rajya Sabha and also served as an Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh.
  • On 2 April 2017, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party as its National Spokesperson after resigning from the Samajwadi Party on 5 February 2017. He claimed in a media conference that Samajwadi Party had failed to protect the interests of the legal community in Uttar Pradesh.

    Gaurav Bhatia while joining BJP in 2017

    Gaurav Bhatia while joining BJP in 2017

  • As a national spokesperson of a political party in India, Gaurav Bhatia often appears on several national television news channels to participate in political discussions and debates. In November 2018, in a media debate on India TV, Gaurav Bhatia told his co-panellist and Congress spokesperson Ragini Nayak that if she would call Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a thief, then he would call Rahul Gandhi a peon. Gaurav said,

    if she called PM Modi a “chor (thief)”, he reserved the right to call Rahul Gandhi a “chaprasi”. Rahul Gandhi a “khandani chor”, and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra “the mother of future Congress presidents.”

    Gaurav Bhatia on a news channel debate

    Gaurav Bhatia on a news channel debate

  • In January 2022, Gaurav Bhatia was trolled on several social media platforms when one of his old videos in which he was blaming RSS and BJP for igniting communal riots in India went viral. [2]Jansatta)
  • Gaurav Bhatia remains very active on various social media platforms. On Twitter, he has over 582k followers. More than 53k people follow him on Facebook. Over 5k people follow his Instagram account. He has a YouTube channel, which has over 1k subscribers. He often posts his pictures and videos related to politics on social media.
  • On 13 July 2022, he came into the limelight, when he put severe allegations against former vice-president of India Hamid Ansari that during the Ansari and the Congress rule in India, a Pakistani journalist named Nusrat Mirza visited India five times and collected some sensitive information from India and passed it to Pakistan’s spy agency ISI. ((Zee News Bhatia cited,

    Mirza’s purported comments that he had visited India on Ansari’s invitations and also met him, but the former vice president rejected the claims.”

    In a response to Bhatia’s allegations, Hamid Ansari said that the invitations sent to the foreign delegates were on the advice of the Government of India or the Ministry of External Affairs. He added that he never invited Nusrat Mirza to India. Hamid said,

    I had inaugurated the Conference on Terrorism, on December 11, 2010, the ‘International Conference of Jurists on International Terrorism and Human Rights’. As is the normal practice, the list of invitees would have been drawn by the organisers. I never invited him or met him.”

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