Gaurav Bhatia

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Gaurav Bhatia
Personal details
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Other political
Samajwadi Party (till 5 February 2017)
FatherVirendra Bhatia

Gaurav Bhatia is the National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party BJP and is a Senior Advocate designated by the Supreme Court of India.

He has also served as the Honorary Secretary of the Supreme Court Bar Association. He was also an Advocate-on-Record of the Supreme Court of India before being designated as a Senior Advocate.

He was earlier the National Spokesperson of the Samajwadi Party and National President of the Legal Wing of the Samajwadi Party.

He is the son of Virendra Bhatia, a former member of the Rajya Sabha (the upper house of the Parliament of India) and Advocate General of the state of Uttar Pradesh.[1] He did his schooling from La Martiniere College, Lucknow then did undergraduate studies at the University of Bridgeport, in Connecticut, United States and graduated in law from Lucknow University.[2] He has been elected as the Honorary Secretary of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) twice from 2015 to 2017.[3] Gaurav Bhatia was a National Spokesperson and the National President of the Legal Wing of the Samajwadi Party.[1][3] He left the party on 5 February 2017 and joined Bharatiya Janata Party on 2 April 2017.[4][5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Gaurav Bhatia, SP's face on news channels, quits party", The Times of India, 6 February 2017
  2. "Government appoints Gaurav Bhatia as additional advocate general", The Times of India, 9 May 2012
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Gaurav Bhatia is honorary secretary to SC Bar again", The Times of India, 16 December 2016
  4. "Gaurav Bhatia: Samajwadi Party's face On TV, joins BJP", India Today, 2 April 2017
  5. "Gaurav Bhatia, Samajwadi Party's Firefighter On TV, Joins BJP", NDTV, 2 April 2017

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