Digvijay Singh Chautala is an Indian politician serving as secretary of the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), a regional party of Haryana. He is currently serving as President of the Handball Federation of India.
Digvijay Singh Chautala was born on Wednesday, 20 February 1991 (age 32 years; as of 2023) in Haryana, India. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He studied till 12th standard at Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, Delhi. He was active in social work and student politics since his youth.
Height (approx.): 6′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 90 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He was born into a political family.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Ajay Singh Chautala, and his mother’s name is Naina Singh Chautala. His father is a former member of the Janata Party, Janata Dal, Indian National Lok Dal, and the current president of the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP). His father is also a former Member of Parliament in Loksabha and Rajyasabha, MLA from different constituencies in Haryana and Rajasthan, and former President of the Table Tennis Federation of India. His mother is a former member of the Indian National Lok Dal and a current member of the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP). She was also elected as MLA from the Dabvali constituency in the 2014 Haryana legislative elections. His elder brother Dushyant Chautala is a former member of the Indian National Lok Dal and founder-member of the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), who is also Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana and former MP. His sister-in-law is Meghana Singh Chautala (Dushyant Chautala’s wife).
Wife & Children
He got married to Lagan Randhawa of Amritsar on 15 March 2023 in Sirsa, Haryana. She is the daughter of Raminder Kaur and Deepkaran Singh Randhawa, a real estate developer. She is the granddaughter of Sawinder Singh Kathunangal, former Congress MLA from Majithia. The couple got engaged in January 2023, and the ring ceremony was done on 13 March 2023. The reception for the wedding was held on 23 March 2023. He does not have any children.
His great-grandfather’s name is Chaudhary Devi Lal, former Deputy Prime Minister of India and founder of the Indian National Lok Dal.
His grandfather’s name is Om Prakash Chautala, former Chief Minister of Haryana. His grandmother’s name was Sneh Lata, who passed away in August 2019. His uncle’s name is Abhay Singh Chautala, President of the Indian National Lok Dal and former leader of opposition in the Haryana legislative assembly. He has 2 cousins named Karan Singh Chautala and Arjun Singh Chautala.
He follows Hinduism.
He belongs to the Sihag clan of the Jat community.
His address is House no. 803, Ram Colony, Ward no 5, Sirsa, Haryana.
He joined Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) formally in December 2018. He contested the bye-elections from the Jind constituency in Haryana legislative assembly as an independent candidate in 2019 and came second with 37,648 votes. He contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Sonipat, Haryana from JJP and came third with 51,162 votes. He is an active campaigner of JJP.
FIR in Ludhiana, Punjab
On 19 January 2015, an FIR number 5 was registered against him at the Hathur Police Station in Ludhiana, Punjab under the IPS section 295A (Section IT Act) for allegedly hurting or insulting religious beliefs.
He has a Range Rover worth Rs25 lakhs.
His income in the financial year 2017-2018 was Rs35,96,000.
Assets & Properties
- Bank Deposits: Rs. 32,75,211
- Bonds, Debentures, and Shares in Companies: Rs 1,03,57,200
- LIC or other insurance policies: Rs 24,72,068
- Advances/Loans Given: Rs 10,14,44,114
- Motor Vehicles: Rs. 25,00,000
- Other Assets: Rs. 21,31,733
- Agricultural Land: Rs 9,24,00,000
- Commercial Buildings: Rs. 13,00,000
- Residential Buildings: Rs. 4,00,00,000
Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2019. It excludes the assets owned by his wife.
Digvijay’s net worth for the financial year 2018-2019 was estimated to be Rs. 15 crores. It excludes the net worth of his wife.
- On 5 August 2021, he pledged to donate many organs of his body after his death which include Kidneys, Heart, Intestines, Pancreas, Liver, Tissue(s), Bone, Heart Valve, Skin, Cornea, Cartilage, and Blood vessels.
- His blood group is O negative.
- He owns a Grand Carrera watch.
- He likes playing cricket and donated cricket kits to many underprivileged cricket players who could not afford them.