Gehlot was an MLA from Karauli thrice and once from Jaipur.
Former minister and Congress leader Janardan Singh Gehlot Passed away: Jarnadan Singh Gehlot, a minister in the Congress government, was also associated with sports associations throughout his life. With his death, there was a wave of mourning in the political corridors and in the sports world.
Jaipur. Former minister and senior Congress leader Janardan Singh Gehlot passed away today due to heart attack in Jaipur. The death of Jarnadan Gehlot, the founder president of International Kabaddi Federation, triggered a wave of mourning in the political corridors of the state. CM Ashok Gehlot has expressed grief over his demise. CM Gehlot tweeted that Janardan Singh Gehlot made a significant contribution in the political field and sports world. May God give the grieving family the strength to bear this trauma. Gehlot had been in both the BJP and Congress parties. Jarnadan Singh Gehlot was associated with politics as well as sports world for years. Apart from being the Founder President of International Kabaddi Federation, he was also the President of Rajasthan Olympic Association. Assembly Speaker Dr. CP Joshi, PCC Chief Govind Singh Dotasara and Chief Whip of the Gehlot Government, Dr. Mahesh Joshi have also tweeted on their death. Here is the political journey Jarnadan Singh Gehlot started his political career from the Congress Party. Gehlot was an MLA from Karauli thrice and once from Jaipur. Janardan Singh Gehlot had a very close relationship with Sanjay Gandhi. He was once the Minister of Food Supply under Congress rule. Later, in between, he left the Congress and joined the BJP. He was also the chairman of the Rajasthan Warehousing Corporation during the tenure of the BJP government. But before the last Lok Sabha elections, he returned to the Congress. Born on 5 October 1944, Janardan Singh Gehlot had a great inclination towards sports. He was constantly associated with politics as well as sports.For 30 years he was the President of the Indian Kabaddi Association Jarnadan Singh Gehlot also contributed significantly in sports. He remained involved with sports associations for a lifetime. Jarnadan Singh Gehlot was the President of the Kabaddi Federation of India for 30 years while being the Founder President of the International Kabaddi Federation. He was also Vice President of Indian Olympic Association and Rajasthan President of the Association. He first became the President of Rajasthan Olympic Association in the 80s.