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Ashok Gasti, BJP: Profile, Wiki, Caste, Family and Death



Known For: Being a Rajya Sabha MP who, unfortunately, could not attend a single day in the Parliament. He was an affable and very humble person and had remained a grounded soldier of the BJP. He had risen to the prominence through his sheer hard work and complete dedication to the Saffron ideology.

Profession: Politician. He was the General Secretary of OBC Cell of the BJP. For BJP, he had worked tirelessly in three districts, Bellary, Raichur and Kopal. He was also a lawyer.

Career Milestones

Work Experience: Former Chairman, Karnataka State Backward Class Development Corporation

In Charge of BJP in Koppal, Raichur and Bellary district

Expertise in: He is known for having deep understanding and expertise in issues related to backward castes of India.

Personal Profile

Date of Birth: 1965

Age: 55 Years

Parents Name and Profession: NA

Caste: Savita Samaj (Barbar)

Birthplace: Raichur, Karnataka

Height: NA

Relationship Status:


Interesting Facts, Controversies and News:

  1. Ashok Gasti has breathed his last on 17th September, 2020 at the Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru due to Covid - 19.
  2. Even the Karnataka BJP leadership was not expecting him to be fielded for Rajya Sabha. It was B. L. Santosh who had recommended a grass root worker like him. It is quite saddening to note that he couldn’t attend even a single day of the Parliament proceedings.


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