|Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi|
|Assumed office |
14 February 2015
|Chief Minister||Arvind Kejriwal|
|Preceded by||Post created|
|Member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly from Patparganj|
14 February 2015 – Incumbent
28 December 2013 – 14 February 2014
|Preceded by||Anil Kumar Choudhary|
|Succeeded by||President's Rule|
|Born||5 January 1972|
|Political party||Aam Aadmi Party|
|Portfolio||Cabinet Minister of Finance and Planning, Revenue, Services, Power, Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Technical Education, Administrative Reforms|
Manish Sisodia is an Indian politician who is currently the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi. 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 commenced his career as a journalist. 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.
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 2013 Delhi Assembly election. He was re-elected in the February 2015 Delhi Assembly election.
Recognition[change | change source]
- 2016: list among the 100 most influential Indians 2016 by The Indian Express.
References[change | change source]
- "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.
- "What makes Manish Sisodia the man in charge of Delhi". Governance Now. 2017-01-21. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
- "Constituency wise result". Election Commission of India. 8 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-28.
- "Delhi poll results 2015 Updates: AAP makes an impressive comeback with 67 seats". One India. 11 February 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
- "#ie100: Narendra Modi to Ravish Kumar, the most powerful Indians". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-07-26.