Tarun Chugh Wiki, Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

Politician Tarun Chugh

Tarun Chugh is an Indian politician and the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the national convener of Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao (a Government of India campaign).

Wiki/Biography

Tarun Chugh was born on Thursday, 3 May 1973 (age 50 years; as of 2023) in Amritsar, Punjab. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He has a B.A. from D.A.V. College, Amritsar. He graduated with an MBA in HR degree (Master in Business Administration in Human Resources) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Meghalaya, in December 2013. However, according to some sources, he did his MBA at D.A.V. College, Amritsar. First, he worked at a railway booking agency in Jalandhar, Punjab. He was also a partner in Shree Mahalaxmi Enterprises Business of Medicine Agency. He later became a Partner in “Shree Enterprises, Business of Providing Services”. He began his political career with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), from a very young age. He has also held positions such as Ghat Nayak, Mukhay Shikshak, and Karyavah in Vidyarthi Shiksha College. [1]LinkedIn

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Hair Colour:Β Black

Eye Colour:Β Black

Tarun Chugh, politician

Family

Tarun Chugh belongs to a middle-class family in Punjab. [2]LinkedIn

Parents & Siblings

His father, Banarsi Dass Chugh (deceased), was a worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). [3]Punjab Kesari

Wife & Children

His wife, Radhika Chugh, is a Partner in Om Kirpa Associates (LLP). The couple has two children together, a boy named Varun, and a girl named Meera.

Address

#44, Katra Moti Ram, I/s Hathi Gate, Amritsar.

Signature/Autograph

Tarun Chugh's signature

Tarun Chugh’s signature

Career

Politics

Tarun Chugh has had a diverse and impactful career within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Starting in 1989, he worked as District Secretary and State Executive member of ABVP. In 1993, he was chosen as the President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) for the district of Amritsar. He assumed the role of District President of BJYM in 1994. Within two years, he rose to become the General Secretary and National Executive Member of BJYM Punjab, playing a prominent role in the party. In 1999, he led the Yuva Chetna Yatra, a visionary project aimed at raising awareness among the youth about the party’s work, covering 2100 km across all district headquarters in Punjab and demonstrating his event management capabilities and knowledge-sharing skills. From 1995 to 2009, Tarun held various roles in the BJP, including the State General Secretary of the Youth Wing in Punjab, National Executive Member of Yuva Morcha, and Vice Chairman of the Punjab Youth Development Board Department. In 2013, his outstanding ability to mobilize individuals and organizations led him to become the General Secretary of BJP Punjab and in charge of Doaba Zone & BJP Youth Wing. In the 2012 and 2017 Punjab Legislative Assemble Election, Tarun Chugh (BJP) emerged as the runner-up for the Amritsar Central constituency, with Om Parkash Soni from the Indian National Congress being the winning candidate during both elections.

Tarun Chugh while doing BJP work

Tarun Chugh while doing BJP work

Tarun was appointed as the National General Secretary of the BJP in 2021. He addresses numerous booth worker meetings, election meetings, and public gatherings throughout his day. HeΒ has also held positions as the in-charge of Andaman Nicobar & co-incharge of Delhi State BJP, overseeing the functioning of rallies and public meetings. [4]Shri Tarun Chugh Tarun Chugh was reappointed as the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the 2024 general elections. [5]Statetimes

Tarun Chugh celebrating his retention as National General Secretary

Tarun Chugh celebrating his retention as National General Secretary

Bike Collection

He owns a 2009 model Honda Aviator.

Car Collection

Tarun Chugh has a 2009 Maruti WagonR.

Assets & Properties

Movable Assets

  • Cash: 1,70,000
  • Bank Deposits: 23,70,380
  • Bonds, Debentures and Shares: 1,26,616
  • Insurance Policies: 8,61,818
  • Personal loans/advance given: 68,07,194
  • Motor vehicles: 18,000
  • Jewellery: 3,82,600
  • Other Assets (Battery, Computer, Revolver, T.V.): 1,35,345

Immovable Assets

  • Non-Agricultural Land: 7,10,000
  • Residential Buildings: 12,46,840
  • Others: 4,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2017. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor). [6]MyNeta

Income

In the financial year 2015-2016, his income was estimated to be Rs. 14,15,400. [7]MyNeta

Net Worth

Tarun Chugh’s net worth for the financial year 2016-2017 was estimated to be Rs. 1,31,61,776. It excludes the net worth of his wife and dependents (minor). [8]MyNeta

Facts/Trivia

  • In 1994, he made his entry into mainstream politics, serving in the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) as District Secretary and State Executive Member.
  • Tarun Chugh initiated the ‘Roti Bank’ in Amritsar to ensure that no one remains hungry amid the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020. [9]ANI News
    Tarun Chugh handing out food in Amritsar

    Tarun Chugh handing out food in Amritsar

    Tarun Chugh helping out with the Roti Bank initiative

    Tarun Chugh helping out with the Roti Bank initiative

  • Tarun Chugh shares his name with the CEO of Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Tarun Chugh writes articles for The Times of India under the banner of ‘Tarn Chugh Blogs’. [10]The Times of India
  • Tarun Chugh is a dedicated grassroots activist with lots of experience leading student, local, state, and national teams. [11]Shri Tarun Chugh

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