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  Bhairon Singh Shekhawat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (born 1923) is the Vice-President of India.
He has served in that position since August 2002, when he was elected to a five-year term by the electoral college following the death of Krishan Kant.
Shekhawat was a member of the National Democratic Alliance at the time of election.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bhairon_Singh_Shekhawat   (116 words)

 rediff.com: I have no enemies: Shekhawat
Showing a sense of fulfilment, Shekhawat said it was the beauty of Indian democracy that an ordinary man like him could reach to such a high office.
Shekhawat, a firm believer in destiny, said he never dreamt of achieving any office while embarking on the hazardous path of politics contesting election to the Rajasthan assembly in 1952.
Overwhelmed by the love and affection showered on him, Shekhawat said he would always maintain contact with the people of the state as it is with their support.
www.rediff.com /news/2002/jul/21vprez.htm   (392 words)

 Online Rajput Community Center : Everything you want to know about Rajputs...
Known to many as Zoru, George or Zorawar Singh Shekhawat, Kunwar Zorawar Singh Shekhawat was born in Jaipur in 1920, the son of Major General Bhairon Singh, an officer in the Jaipur State Forces who was well known for his dashing character and famous among other things for being a nine handicap polo player.
Varyam Singh, acting on his own initiative, dismounted and guided the RHQ tanks safely to their positions thus undoubtedly saving the lives of Zorawar and the other crew members.
Zorawar Singh, had, by his brilliant command of armour and his daring use of the Tawi river as his axis of advance, conducted one of the most outstanding light tank exploits of all time.
www.rajputsamaj.net /lestweforget/zorawar1.htm   (3049 words)

 The Hindu : Media colluded with war lobby: Shekhawat
The Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, being greeted by the Karnataka Minister for Forests, K.H. Ranganath, at the international conference organised by the Public Relations Society of India in Bangalore on Saturday.
Shekhawat said that it was often believed that public opinion had little to do with war.
Shekhawat said the reports pertaining to looting, desecration and vandalism should have been presented more cogently to highlight the irreparable loss to culture and heritage.
www.hinduonnet.com /2003/04/20/stories/2003042002750600.htm   (435 words)

 The Public Affairs Magazine- Newsinsight.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Shekhawat apparently forwarded to Vajpayee documents pertaining to a Rs 26-crore scam in the Union rural development ministry during the period M.Venkaiah Naidu, the current BJP president, headed it.
Shekhawat believed like the rest of the world that Venkaiah and company had got it in for Shanta since his outspoken criticism of Modi.
Shanta Kumar was dropped from the Union cabinet in April 2003 for blaming the Himachal Pradesh defeat of the BJP on the non-performance of the P.K.Dhumal government.
www.indiareacts.com /archivedebates/nat2.asp?recno=659&ctg=politics   (840 words)

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But Shekhawat let it be known to her that he would be in trouble if he was singled out for such a special treatment.
Shekhawat takes over as Vice-President at a time when the BJP and the Sangh are deeply divided and there are rumbles within the NDA post-Godhra.
Shekhawat refused to free them, saying, ‘‘when your party is in power, it is your duty to keep the peace.’’But he paid the price for this, coming under severe criticism from both the RSS and the state BJP.
www.indianexpress.com /print.php?content_id=9030   (1127 words)

 Rush to help organ donor's family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Singh died as a result of critical injuries in an accident.
Vice-president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who personally gave Singh’s widow Rs 1 lakh, after hearing of her husband’s act, took his cause one step further last night, at an All India Association of Industries dinner hosted in his honour in Mumbai.
Shekhawat chided association president Vijay Kalantri for not postponing the dinner as a mark of respect for Sunil Dutt, who passed away on Wednesday.
web.mid-day.com /news/city/2005/may/110332.htm   (338 words)

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yangon, Myanmar :: Joint-Communiques   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
At the invitation of Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) of the Union of Myanmar, Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, HE Mr Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, Vice-President of the Republic of India paid a four-day official visit to Myanmar from 2 to 5 November 2003.
During his stay in Myanmar, Vice-President HE Mr Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was received by the Chairman of the State Peace and development Council, Senior General Than Shwe and the two leaders had a friendly exchange of views on matters of mutual interest.
HE Mr Bhairon Singh Shekhawat renewed the invitation of the President of India to the Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe to pay an official visit to India.
www.mofa.gov.mm /joint/myan_india(5nov03).html   (914 words)

 Najma, Jaswant bow out of Rajya Sabha
The Rajya Sabha today bid a touching farewell to its members who were retiring after serving their six-year term, including Deputy Chairperson Najma Heptulla and Leader of the Opposition Jaswant Singh, with Chairman Bhairon Singh Shekhawat placing on record his appreciation of their valuable contribution to democracy.
About Jaswant Singh, Shekhawat said as Leader of the House and Leader of the Opposition, he always brought a "matured approach" to bear upon the business of the House.
Shekhawat said the House would miss debates by Kapil Sibal, who has since been elected to the Lok Sabha, on issues like judicial reforms, but would have the benefit of hearing him as minister of state for scence and  tchnology and ocean development.
specials.rediff.com /news/2004/jun/10rs.htm   (364 words)

 FIEO News - Presentation of Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (4th from left) flanked by the Minister of Commerce and Industry Mr Arun Jaitley on his right, and the Minister of Textiles, Mr Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, on his left.
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat at an Export Awards function organized by FIEO at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on August 1.
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, observed that it was because of the exporters’ achievements that India’s image as an exporting nation was rising.
www.fieo.com /fieonews/2003/september/niryat.html   (1224 words)

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The fight was against Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, whose admirers and friends are spread across party lines.
The only surprise element of the contest was the number of votes Mr Shekhawat bagged- 454 against Mr Sushil Kumar Shinde's 305 in an electoral college consisting of 788 members of the two Houses of Parliament.
This must have come as a major setback to the Opposition which was banking on Dalit MPs to gnaw at the NDA's support-base.
www.bjp.org /news/Aug1302.htm   (222 words)

 Ditched by leaders, Shekhawat fights a lone battle in Rajasthan
At 77, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, the first state leader of the BJP who emerged 21 years ago, is staking everything on his last chance.
For Shekhawat, the personal erosion is a tragedy greater than the loss of power.
Once Shekhawat was almost made BJP president, a post which finally went to Kushabhau Thakre.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19981124/32850254.html   (537 words)

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Unhappy over the high command’s choice of nominee for a seat, BJP chief ministerial candidate for Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje went in to a sulk today and refused to leave for Jhalawar to file her nominations papers from the Jhalra Patan constituency.
The established state leadership, RSS and, above all, Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat — all were in favour of a re-nomination of former MLA Rajpal Singh Shekhawat.
Khachariawas is a nephew of Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, but the old war horse has always kept him at an arm’s length.
www.indianexpress.com /print.php?content_id=35248   (493 words)

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Touching a wide range of subjects such as farmers' welfare, rural development, ostentatious behaviour of present-day politicians and "institutionalised" corruption, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat's anguish could hardly be overlooked by anyone in the large audience which had gathered on the occasion at the National Museum auditorium on September 2.
Shri Shekhawat, never lacking the sense of humor, claimed that he was senior to Atalji since he had been elected to a legislature (the Rajasthan State Assembly) in 1952 for the first time while Atalji entered the legislature (the Lok Sabha) only five years later, in 1957.
Shri Shekhawat referred to the Pokaran II explosion and said that Shri Vajpayee had intimated him about the impending event (he was the Chief Minister of Rajasthan then) at about midnight the day before.
www.bjp.org /today/sep_0204/Sep_1_p_7.htm   (488 words)

 PIB's Latest Photograph
The Vice President Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat standing in front of the bust of Mahatma Gandhi after it's unveiling at University of Yangoon on November3, 2003 (Monday).
The Vice President Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat speaking at the lunch hosted by the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) in Yangon on November 3, 2003 (Monday).
The Vice President Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat at the Shwedagon Pagoda, in Yangon on November 3, 2003 (Monday).
pib.nic.in /archieve/phtgalry/pgyr2003/pg112003/pg03nov2003/03112003.html   (335 words)

 Rediff On The NeT: About wives, in-laws, sons...
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Rajendra Singh's son-in-law Rajpal Singh Shekhawat, Chief Minister Bhairon Singh Shekhawat's son-in-law Narpat Singh Rajvi, former chief minister Jagannath Pahadiya's wife Shanti Pahadiya and the wives of two former Union ministers are among those contesting the Rajasthan assembly election.
Minister of State for Planning Rajpal Singh Shekhawat is seeking re-election for the third time on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket in the pink city's Bani Park constituency, while sitting BJP member Narpat Singh Rajvi is making a bid to re-enter the state assembly from Chittorgarh for his second term.
Former yuvarani of Alwar and former MP Mahendra Kumari's son Jitendra Singh is contesting the Alwar seat as a Congress nominee, and former Union minister Sheesh Ram Ola's son Brijendra Ola is seeking election from Jhunjhunu on a Congress ticket.
in.rediff.com /news/1998/nov/11raj1.htm   (520 words)

 Indiainfo.com: Finance -> News -> Shekhawat calls for people-centric globalisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
New Delhi: Stressing on the need to have people-centric globalisation, Vice- President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat on February 15 said industry should gear up to face the challenges of globalisation and aim at poverty alleviation.
Inaugurating PlastIndia 2003, Shekhawat asked industry to ponder over the issues involved in globalisation and face the challenges posed by it in its march ahead.
Shekhawat pointed out that the country was moving forward on the strength of its competent young professionals, who were academically sound, professionally thorough and had high motivation.
finance.indiainfo.com /news/2003/02/15/15shekha.html   (213 words)

 The Hindu : Shekhawat sworn in Vice-President
The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, with the Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, and the Prime Minister, A.B.Vajpayee, and the Congress candidate, Sushil Kumar Shinde, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday.
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was today sworn in the 12th Vice-President.
Shekhawat, elected to the office on August 12, succeeds Krishan Kant, who died in office on July 27, nearly three weeks before his tenure was to end.
www.hindu.com /2002/08/20/stories/2002082004880100.htm   (244 words)

 Central Chronicle--Bhopal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Bhopal, May 29 The Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat has said that India's Culture could be safeguarded well by protecting Hindi language.
Shekhawat was addressing a function after inaugurating an exhibition of rare news papers and documents "Lok Chetna Ki Akshar Yatra" and "Swatantrya Samar - 1857" at Madhavrao Sapre Museum of Newspapers here today.
Chief Secretary Vijay Singh; Director General of Police Swaraj Puri; Principal Secretary, Home Dr. Bhagirath Prasad; Commissioner, Bhopal Division D.P. Tiwari; Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister O.P. Rawat; Collector, Bhopal Sanjay Shukla and other senior officers were present on the occasion.
www.centralchronicle.com /20050530/3005021.htm   (841 words)

 Excelsior... Nation
Rajasthan Chief Minister Bhairon Singh Shekhawat has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to share the results of the investigation into the "misdeeds and misdemeanours" of Romesh Sharma, alleged frontman of the Dubai-based don Dawood Ibrahim, with the entire nation.
Dr Karan Singh termed as "extremely dangerous" the "criminalisation of public life." He said the politicians alone were not to blame for it, the bureaucrats, businessmen and criminals were equally responsible for the state of affairs.
Sardar Tara Singh, Chairman of the Health Committee of the corporation said as soon as they received the news on November 11, a Kasturba Hospital team visited Manori and as many as 43 blood samples of were taken for investigation.
www.dailyexcelsior.com /98nov26/national.htm   (3508 words)

 Excelsior... Nation
The leader of opposition and former Chief Minister, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, has accused police of not taking timely preventive action to check the communal riots, which claimed 12 lives in Malpura and Tordi in Tonk district, and demanded a CBI inquiry into the riots.
Shekhawat, who visited the affected villages yesterday, also demanded immediate transfers of the District Collector, the Superintendent of Police and the incharge of the police station of Malpura.
Later, talking to newsmen at the PWD rest house, shekhawat said had the police taken timely preventive measures soon after the killing of Kailash Mali, the first victim of the riot, the situation would not have aggravated.
www.dailyexcelsior.com /00july20/national.htm   (2055 words)

 Rajasthan High Court admits PILs in Sati glorification matters
The Rajasthan High Court bench of Justices SK Keshote and AC Goyal today admitted four public interest writ petitions relating to the 1987 cases of Glorification of Sati filed by women and social organisations of Rajasthan.
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat in all to thirteen respondents along with the Rajasthan Government and the judge of the Special Sati Court which these orders in January.
On the 31st of January after 16 years the Special Sati court Additional District Judge Shiv Singh Chauhan had acquitted all the accused in four out of twenty two cases that were under going trial in the Sati glorification matters that were filed after the immolation of Roop Kanwar of Deorala in 1987.
www.pucl.org /Topics/Religion-communalism/2004/sati-cases.htm   (533 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
Septuagenarian Bhairon Singh Shekhawat today achieved a distinction of sorts by becoming the first declared follower of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to reach the second highest constitutional position by defeating the joint Opposition candidate Sushil Kumar Shinde by a startling margin of 149 votes.
Mr Shekhawat, who had a long road to travel to attain the second top-most constitutional position, is also well known for his whole-hearted support to the Jagirdari Abolition and Resumption Bill when it was introduced in the Rajasthan Assembly in 1952, despite himself being a jagirdar.
The Vice-President-elect Bhairon Singh Shekhawat today said he would run the next session of the Rajya Sabha as per rules and keeping with the high traditions.
www.tribuneindia.com /2002/20020813/main4.htm   (969 words)

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Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who turned 83, being greeted by people at his residence in Jaipur on Saturday.
Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat turned 83 today and celebrated his birthday here without any fanfare.
Shekhawat celebrates his birthday twice, on October 23 as per the calendar date and on `Dhan Teras' before Diwali as per the Hindu tradition, they said.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2004102404321000.htm&date=2004/10/24/&prd=th&   (81 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Nation
Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat today advocated the evolving of a strong international law to combat terrorism threatening democracy around the globe at an international law conference here which emphasised the need to tackle the emerging transnational problems arising out of the private law disputes left neglected so far.
Vice-President Bhairon Singh Sekhawat shakes hands with Chandigarh lawyer Anil Malhotra as Mr Ram Niwas Mirdha looks on at the second International Law Conference in New Delhi on Monday, standing on the right is another Chandigarh lawyer Ranjit Malhotra.
Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat today advocated the evolving of a strong international law to combat terrorism threatening democracy around the globe at an international law conference (ILC) here which emphasised the need to tackle the emerging transnational problems arising out of the private law disputes left neglected so far.
www.tribuneindia.com /2004/20041116/nation.htm   (2881 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Himachal Pradesh
Mr Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, a former Chief Minister of Rajasthan and senior BJP leader, said today that with Pakistan failing to respond positively to all diplomatic initiatives of the country to settle bilateral issues, a decisive war was the only solution to the problem of cross-border terrorism leading to permanent peace in the region.
The mortal remains of Naik Randhir Singh (33) of 11 Dogra Regiment, who had laid down his life in exchange of firing at Nikkobal post in R.S. Pura sector on Sunday night, were consigned to flames last evening at his native Samlet village of Fatehpur tehsil in Jawali subdivision with full state and military honours.
According to the Army personnel who accompanied the body, Naik Randhir Singh was on the post to retaliate firing by Pakistani troops when a shell hit him in the chest killing him on the spot.
www.tribuneindia.com /2002/20020522/himachal.htm   (2666 words)

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