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Preceded by  President's Rule
Name  Gopal Rai

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Gopal Rai is the Rural Development Minister of Delhi under the leadership of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. He is also social activist and a member of the Political Affairs Committee of the Aam Aadmi Party.


Background and Education

Gopal Rai Gopal Rai the fiery orator who helped build Aam Aadmi

Gopal Rai is a Post-graduate in Sociology from Lucknow University, 1998. He began his career with the All India Students Association, the student wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, in Lucknow University in 1992. He is a member of the National Executive of the Aam Aadmi party.


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Rai began his career with All India Students Association in Lucknow University in 1992. He is partially paralyzed as he was shot during his student days in Lucknow. He and two other member lead "Mein Bhi Aam Aadmi" campaign which started on 10 January and continued till 26 January 2014, for handling fund collection, association and management of other political groups.

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Rai lost the election from the Babarpur constituency got 25723 votes and stood in 3rd place in Delhi legislative assembly elections, 2013. He was elected as MLA from Babarpur constituency in Delhi Legislative election, 2015 on 10th Feb and got the ministry of Transport and Labour.

On 13 December 2013, the fourth day of Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike for passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in Ralegaon Siddhi, a verbal spat between VK Singh and Gopal Rai took place, forcing Anna to ask Rai to leave Ralegaon.


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