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Vijender Gupta Biography

Vijender Gupta

Vijender Gupta

Elected fromRohini; AC-13
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Place of BirthNew Delhi
EducationPost Graduate (SRCC)
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse NameDr. Shobha Vijender
Children1 son, 1 daughter
Father's NameLate Shri M. P. Gupta
Position heldMember of the Delhi Legislative Assembly for Rohini (8 December 2013)

About Vijender Gupta

Vijender Gupta is a young leader of the Bhartiya Janta Party. He is a paradigm of ‘can do’ spirit and leadership qualities. He will be contesting the Delhi assembly elections of 2013 from the New Delhi constituency.

Personal background of Vijender Gupta

Gupta is married to Dr. Shobha Vijender (Ph.D.), a former member on the Bench of Magistrate of Child Welfare Committee. The two have a daughter and a son named Aaina and Aadhar, respectively. He obtained his degree in masters in commerce from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi.

Professional background other than politics

  • Vice President of Students’ Union, University of Delhi (1984-85).

Positions held by Vijender Gupta:

  • Secretary, Janta Vidyarthi Morcha, Delhi Pradesh (1980-83)
  • Joint Convener, Janta Vidyarthi Morcha Delhi Pradesh (1983-84)
  • President Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha, Keshav Puram Distt (1995 - 1997)
  • General Secretary, BJP Mandal Pitampura (1990-93)
  • Chairman, Law & General Purpose Committee, MCD (1997-1998)
  • Councilor of MCD since 1997
  • Member Standing Committee (1998-2000)
  • Zonal Chairman, Rohini Zone,2000-2001.
  • Deputy Chairman, High Powered House Tax Committee (2001-2002)
  • Leader of the Standing Committee MCD (2002-07)
  • Secretary, BJP Delhi State since 2002
  • Chairman of the Standing Committee MCD since 2007
As a member of Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Rohini, he successfully liberated the residents of Rohini from the fear of the mafia that controlled the car parks. He also undertook various socio-economic initiatives, which include the construction of:
  • Panchkarma hospital
  • Modern MCD swimming pool
  • 6-lane bridge
  • New schools
  • Railway reservation counter
  • 10 community centres
  • Library
  • Hostel for women
  • Auditorium and cultural centre
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Political activities of Vijender Gupta

  • As President of Delhi Abhibhavak Mahasangh, he spoke against the commercialisation of education. The Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court supported the move. Consequently, children from poor families were allotted seats in the city schools.
  • He took action to protect the traders against the arbitrary sealing drive, thus saving livelihood of lakhs of families.
  • In 1993, his determined fight against lottery resulted in its ban in Delhi.

Vijender Gupta's achievements

  • Member of the Bench of Magistrate, Child Welfare Committee
  • Guest Lecturer at L.J.P.N. National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science, Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Founder President of SAMPURNA NGO
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Last Updated on 6 June, 2018