Manish Sisodia

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Manish Sisodia
Manish Sisodia
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi
Assumed office
14 February 2015
Chief MinisterArvind Kejriwal
Preceded byPost created
Member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly from Patparganj
In office
14 February 2015 – Incumbent
In office
28 December 2013 – 14 February 2014
Preceded byAnil Kumar Choudhary
Succeeded byPresident's Rule
Personal details
Born (1972-01-05) January 5, 1972 (age 52)
Hapur, India
Political partyAam Aadmi Party
PortfolioCabinet Minister of Finance and Planning, Revenue, Services, Power, Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Technical Education, Administrative Reforms

Manish Sisodia (born 5 January 1972) is an Indian politician. He has been the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015. He was a cabinet minister in the Government of Delhi between late December 2013 and February 2014. Sisodia was a social activist, journalist and a member of the National Executive Committee of the Aam Aadmi Party.

Early life and career[change | change source]

Sisodia is a son of a teacher. He started his career as a journalist.[1] He hosted a program called "Zero Hour" for All India Radio in 1996 and then worked for Zee News as a news producer and reader between 1997-2005.[2]

Political career[change | change source]

Sisodia became a member of Political Affairs Committee of Aam Aadmi Party. He was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in December 2013 Delhi Assembly election.[3] He was re-elected in the February 2015 Delhi Assembly election.[4]

Recognition[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia's journey from journalist to number 2 in Kejriwal's Cabinet". IBN Live. Press Trust of India. 14 February 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-02-01. Retrieved 2015-05-04. {{cite news}}: |archive-date= / |archive-url= timestamp mismatch; 2015-02-20 suggested (help)
  2. "What makes Manish Sisodia the man in charge of Delhi". Governance Now. 2017-01-21. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
  3. "Constituency wise result". Election Commission of India. 8 December 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-12-15. Retrieved 2013-12-28.
  4. "Delhi poll results 2015 Updates: AAP makes an impressive comeback with 67 seats". One India. 11 February 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  5. "#ie100: Narendra Modi to Ravish Kumar, the most powerful Indians". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-07-26.

Other websites[change | change source]