If we discuss important characters in the politics of the country and Tezzbuzz, then the name of former Tezzbuzz CM Kamal Nath is important. He ended the exile of Congress in Tezzbuzz and established it in power once again. But his government fell due to rebellion by Jyotiraditya Scindia and his supporters.
In such a situation, Congress is once again in the role of opposition in Tezzbuzz. Let us tell you that Kamal Nath is counted close to Congress. Today i.e. on 18th November he is celebrating his 77th birthday. Let us know about some interesting incidents related to Kamal Nath’s life on the occasion of his birthday…
Birth and education
Kamal Nath was born on 18 November 1946 in Khalsi Line, Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. His early education was also completed in Kanpur. Kamal Nath’s father Mahendra Nath and Leela Nath wanted to educate their son and become a lawyer. Later, Kamal Nath’s parents left Kanpur and went to Calcutta. After which Kamal Nath did graduation in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. Then in the year 2006, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur honored him with a doctorate degree.
In 1968, he joined Congress and in 1976, Kamal Nath got the charge of Uttar Pradesh Youth Congress. After which he remained a member of the National Council of All India Youth Congress till 1970-81. In the year 1979, Kamal Nath was elected MP from Chhindwara for the first time. After this he was elected to Lok Sabha in the years 1984, 1990, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014. He was the Union Minister of Forest and Environment from 1991-94, Union Minister of Textiles from 1995-96, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry from 2004-08, Union Minister of Roads and Transport from 2009-11 and Minister of Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs from 2012-14. .
Important stage of political journey
You can also guess about Kamal Nath’s relationship with Congress from the fact that former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi used to call Kamal Nath as her third son. The friendship between Kamal Nath and Sanjay Gandhi was very deep. When in the year 1979, Kamal Nath helped in fighting the government of Morarji Desai. The then PM Indira Gandhi had come to campaign for Lok Sabha seat candidate Kamal Nath. During that time, Indira Gandhi, while addressing the public meeting, had said that Kamal Nath is her third son. So vote for him.
hawala scandal allegation
Kamal Nath was accused of Hawala scam in the year 1996. Kamal Nath’s wife Alkanath was then fielded from Chhindwara by Congress. During this period, she won the election and Kamal Nath had to face defeat in the next by-election. Kamal Nath has lost only once from Chhindwara. However, there is a very interesting reason behind this defeat. When Kamal Nath lost the elections, he received a notice to vacate the bungalow situated on Tughlaq Lane.
Earlier, Kamal Nath had tried to get the bungalow allotted to his wife Alka Nath. But as per the rules, the candidate winning the election for the first time was not allotted that big a bungalow. But after one year, when the case of Hawala scandal cooled down, Kamal Nath got his wife to resign. But in the by-election held after that, Sundar Lal Patwa defeated Kamal Nath.
Kamal Nath is a business tycoon
Along with politics, Kamal Nath is also a big business tycoon. His business spans aviation, hospitality, real estates and education. He owns total assets worth Rs 187 crore.