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Saket Gokhale

Saket Gokhale is a notable Indian activist, politician, and current spokesperson of the Trinamool Congress (TMC). Saket Gokhale held a position as a correspondent at the Financial Times and the Hindustan Times.

Early Life

Saket Gokhale was born in the year 1988, in Nasik, Mumbai. His age is 35 years old. He was born to his father Suhas Gokhale and his mother Neela Gokhale. His father is a former police officer and senior inspector at the Anti-Narcotic Cell. Likewise, he has a younger sister named Shruti Gokhale. He holds Indian nationality and his religion is Hinduism.

Education

Regarding his educational qualification, he is a graduate student. He attended Wilson College in Mumbai from 2004 to 2007, where he studied journalism and media studies. He attended Trinity College in London in 2008. In the Czech Republic, at Prague School, he also studied language teaching.

Career and Professional Life

Saket Gokhale began working as an English lecturer at Hampson CS s.r.o. in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, in April 2008. He served as an Independent Foreign Correspondent for Europe and South Asia starting in June 2008. Saket began working for Debtwire (a division of the Financial Times Group) as a South Asia correspondent in October 2009. Saket began working for Flarepath Digital in Mumbai as the Head of Brand Content Strategy in April 2014 and remained there for more than a year. Gokhale served as Creative Director and Head of Content (Digital Quotient) at HT Media Ltd. in New Delhi from July 2015 to February 2017.

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Caption: Saket Gokhale with one of the leaders, Mamata Didi
Source: Instagram

Furthermore, Saket Gokhale filed a PIL in the Supreme Court of India in April 2019 to inquire about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s hidden assets. Due to its numerous flaws, his PIL was rejected. Then he claimed in a letter to the Chief Justice of India that someone in the Supreme Court was attempting to defend Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the petition that he had filed.

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He submitted a petition to the Allahabad High Court in 2020 asking for the suspension of the Bhoomi Poojan, or the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Ram temple in Ayodhya, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. He objected to a 300-person gathering in one place because it violated the State and federal government’s policies on social distancing.

Later, his request was denied by the Allahabad High Court. Later, he made an appearance on a news program to voice his opposition to the Ram Mandir’s Ayodhya construction’s groundbreaking ceremony. He began receiving phone calls threatening his life from the BJP and RSS, according to his tweets.

In 2020, Saket Gokhale requested that the Bombay High Court direct the Ministry of Women & Child Development to remove Rekha Sharma as its chairperson in a petition. Saket claimed that she was spreading the anti-Muslim theory known as “love jihad.”

He expressed his concerns in writing to the Maharashtra Home Minister in 2021, asking how Fadnavis was able to purchase Remdesivir stock from Gujarat when the sale was only for the government. If Devendra Fadnavis, a BJP leader and former chief minister of Maharashtra, was found guilty, he demanded that an FIR be filed against him.

Personal Life

Saket is a straight-gender person. As for his relationship status, he is currently single. He has previously dated 4 women as of 2020. In an interview with a reporter, he said:

“I’m not married, I’m single and I don’t have family (that relies on me). I don’t have children.”

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Caption: Saket Gokhale celebrating Independence Day
Source: Instagram

Saket Gokhale – Net Worth 2024

This multi-professional person has earned a decent amount of money throughout his career. He has a net worth of $107,482 as of May 2023. Likewise, he has an annual salary of $54,399.

Social Media

Reflecting on his social media presence, he is active on almost every social media site like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. His official Facebook page ‘Saket Gokhale’ has gained more than 51K followers to date. Likewise, his Instagram account ‘@saket.gokhale’ has garnered more than 46.7K followers.

Similarly, he joined Twitterinn March 2009 and has more than 245.9K followers on his account ‘@SaketGokhale’. Moreover, he created his self-titled YouTube channel ‘Saket Gokhale’ on August 30, 2019. As of now, this channel has more than 1.11 million subscribers.

Saket Gokhale – Body Measurements

Talking about her physical appearance, Saket Gokhale stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches but his weight is unknown. However, there are no details about his body size, dress size, shoe size, waist size, and so on. He has a pair of black eyes with black colored hair.