Who is Union MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar: Kerala police has registered an FIR against Union MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The Kerala police has registered an FIR against Union MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar for allegedly making statements promoting enmity between different groups, news agency PTI has reported.

Kerala PCC has filed a complaint to the Kerala DGP against MoS Chandrasekhar who planted a baseless international conspiracy theory and hate propaganda about the Kalamassery blast. It added that a case has been registered against him and the BJP troll Anil Antony who has been tasked by the BJP to discredit the Kerala state.

Who is Union MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Rajeev Chandrasekhar (born 31 May 1964) is Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology. He is an Indian politician and entrepreneur, technocrat and a Member of Parliament in the upper house (Rajya Sabha) from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) representing Karnataka. Born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat to Air Commodore M. K. Chandrasekhar and Mrs. Valli Chandrasekhar, Rajeev studied in various schools across India, and studied electrical engineering at Manipal Institute of Technology. He completed master’s in computer science in 1988 from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. He was handpicked by Vinod Dham to Intel, and he worked there from 1988 to 1991. At Intel, he was part of architectural team that designed I486 processor. He also completed an advance management program from Harvard University.

In 1991 after returning to India, he became part of BPL Group. In 1994, Chandrasekhar founded BPL Mobile, one of the major telecom companies in India then with license over places such as Mumbai. In July 2005, he sold his 64 percent stake in BPL Communications to Essar Group for US$1.1 billion. Rajeev founded Jupiter Capital in 2005, with an initial investment of US$100 million, and currently has investments and managed assets of over US$800 million in technology, media, hospitality, and entertainment.

Educational Qualifications:
B.E. (Electrical Engineering)- MIT, Manipal
Distinguished Alumni Award, 2013
M.S. (Computer Science)- Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
Recipient of IIT Global Alumni Award, 2007
Short Management Programmes- Harvard University, Boston, USA
Various other Technology programmes – Stanford University, Intel University
Doctor of Science- Visvesvaraya Technological University

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