In the history of Rajasthan, there have been four other Deputy Chief Ministers and on 15 December after a long tussle of three days that list got extended when Sachin Pilot was selected as the designated Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Thursday emerged as the pick for the post of designated Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
The list of politicians who have been the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan
- Tika Ram Paliwal
- Harishankar Bhabhada
- Banwari Lal Bairwa
- Kamla Beniwal
- Sachin Pilot
Both Pilot and Gehlot had separate meetings with Gandhi, unlike in Madhya Pradesh where the two aspirants — Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia — had met him together.
Sachin Pilot was born on September 7, 1977, to senior politician Rajesh and Rama Pilot. An admirer of Shooting and Squash Sachin is an Alumni of Delhi University’s prestigious college, St Stephens, IMT Ghaziabad and the Wharton School.
He has also worked for General Motors and Delhi Bureau of the British Broadcasting Corporation.