Rajeev Shukla

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Rajeev Shukla

NameRajeev Shukla
DOB13 September 1959
(Age 63 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education LL.B, MA
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Profession Politician, Journalist, Political Commentator
Birth Place Kanpur,  Uttar pradesh, India

Physical Appearance

Height 5 feet 4 inches
Weight 70 kg ( approx. )
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black



Father- Ram Kumar Shukla
Mother- Shanti Devi Shukla

Marital Status Married

Anurradha Prasad 


Daughter- Vaanya Shukla

Rajeev Shukla is an Indian politician, former journalist, political commentator and the former chairman of Indian Premier League. In 2015, he was re-appointed unanimously as the Chairman of IPL by the BCCI. On 18 Dec 2020, he was elected unopposed Vice President of the BCCI.

Early life

Rajeev Shukla was born on 13 September 1959 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was educated at Pandit Prithi Nath College, Kanpur and at Christ Church College, Kanpur. He then studied law at Vikramajit Singh Sanatan Dharma College, Kanpur. Before entering politics, he was a reporter for Hindi daily Jansatta. Shukla held this job until 1985, when he became a special correspondent for Ravivar Magazine. He was hired as a senior editor and he continued in that job until being elected to the Rajya Sabha in 2000. He has now joined the Indian National Congress

Political activities

Running as a member of the Akhil Bhartiya Loktantrik Congress Party, Shukla won by a large margin. In 2003, his party merged with the Indian National Congress, and Shukla was appointed as a spokesperson. He was nominated as a secretary to the All India Congress Committee in January 2006. In March 2006, Shukla was elected for a second term.

Shukla and Ranjeet Ranjan were elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Chhattisgarh in June 2022.