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Hometown: Bhiwani
Age: 68 Years
Husband: Surender Singh

Kiran Choudhry

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionPolitician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyIndian National Congress
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Political Journey• In 1986, Kiran Choudhry became the General Secretary of the All Indian Mahila Congress.

• In 1998, she was elected to the Delhi assembly as the deputy speaker.

• In 2005, she contested the by-election of the Haryana Legislative Assembly from the Tosham constituency; the seat from Tosham constituency was earlier held by her husband but was left vacant due to his demise.

• In 2005, she took charge as the Cabinet Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Tourism and Sports in Haryana.

• She was then elected to the Haryana Assembly from the Tosham constituency three times in a row, in 2009, 2014, and 2019.

• In 2009, she took charge as the Cabinet Minister for Excise and Taxation & Public Health Engineering in the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.

• In 2014, she became the leader of the House in the Haryana assembly.
Awards• She received the Priyadarshini Award for outstanding work Achievements and contributions.

• In Delhi Vidhan Sabha she becmae the recpient of 'Best MLA award for Outstanding Legislator' award.

• In 2009, she received the Best Tourism Minister Award by PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association).
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 June 1955 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023)68 Years
BirthplaceFaizabad, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signGemini
SignatureKiran Choudhry's signature
Nationality Indian
HometownBhiwani, Haryana
College/University• Adarsh College, Bhiwani, Haryana
• Panjab University, Chandigarh
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelor’s degree in arts from Adarsh College
• LLB degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh
CasteJat community [1]The Print
AddressWard No 25, Vijay Nagar, Hansi Gate, Bhiwani, Haryana, 127021
HobbiesListening to music, Reading, Painting, Writing poetry, and Designing clothes
ControversiesNamed in a plantation case: In 2009, Sanjiv Chaturvedi, an Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer, named Kiran Choudhry, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, and others in the embezzlement of public funds in a multi crore fake plantation scheme. After a Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) investigating team determined that Chaturvedi's claims against the Haryana government were accurate, the Supreme Court of India opened a hearing. [2]India Today

Dispute over Bansi Lal's ancestral property: Kiran Choudhry is the daughter-in-law of Bansi Lal, who serves as the Chief Minister of Haryana. A dispute occured between Bansi Lal’s elder son, Ranbir Singh Mahendra, and Kiran two weeks after the passing of Vidya Devi, Bansi Lal’s widow, over a property previously owned by Bansi Lal and resided by Vidya Devi when Ranbir forcefully entered the ancestral place and induldged in a fight with Kiran’s bodyguard. After Kiran filed a case against Ranbir, the court later granted her security.The final rites for Vidya Devi were held at Ranbir Singh Mahendra's home, but Kiran was not allowed to attend. After that, Kiran spent eleven days living in the disputed home. A panchayat decided against Ranbir's argument who claimed that the house belonged to a trust run by Vidya Devi and should be turned into a memorial. [3]India Today

Nullified vote row: In 2022, the speaker's declaration of a vote as illegal caused Ajay Maken, the Congress party's nominee from Haryana for the Rajya Sabha, to lose the election. According to Mr. Maken, it was Kiran Choudhry’s vote. In an interview, while talking about this, Mr. Maken said,

"When Kiran Choudhry came out after casting her vote, she herself said she had put a ‘tick mark’ against the candidate’s name. We had seen the ballot number on which the tick mark was put and also checked its serial number, and hence, there is no doubt that the rejected vote belonged to Kiran Choudhry." [4]New Delhi Television
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidow
Affairs/BoyfriendsCongress politician Jagdish Tytler and Kiran Choudhry have reportedly been in a romantic relationship. It is rumoured that Jagdish Tytler once took a plane from London to Delhi just to attend a lavish dinner at a five-star hotel to celebrate his close friend Kiran Choudhary's birthday. Regarding Jagdish Tytler, Kiran stated in an interview,

"He is a good friend and confidant." [5]The Times of India
Family
Husband/SpouseSurender Singh (politician)

Note: He died in 2005 in a chopper crash during an emergency landing in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, at the age of 59.
Kiran Choudhry (extreme left) with Surendar Singh and their daughter (extreme right)
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Shruti Choudhry (politician)
Kiran Choudhry with her daughter Shruti
ParentsFather- Atma Singh (retired Indian Army officer)
Mother- Sarla Atma

Note: Her parents died due to Covid-19 in 2021.
Kiran Choudhry's parents
SiblingsBrother- Ashok Choudhry
Sister- Anuradha Choudhry (politician)
Kiran Choudhry's sister Anuradha Choudhry
Style Quotient
Car Collection Ford Endeavour 2009
Number: HR 16G 9838
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable assets
Cash: Rs 1,92,000
Bank deposits: Rs 1,15,68,000
Shares: Rs 82,07,000

Immovable assets
Agricultural land: Rs 9,46,83,000
Non-Agricultural Land: Rs 1,50,00,000
Commercial Buildings: Rs 3,45,51,000
Residential Buildings: Rs 23,10,00,00

Note: The above estimates are according to the year 2019. [6]My Neta

Kiran Choudhry

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kiran Choudhry

  • Kiran Choudhry is an Indian politician and a veteran member of the Indian National Congress in Haryana who held the cabinet ministries for Excise and Taxation and Public Health Engineering under the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.

    Kiran Choudhry addressing a political rally in the presence of Sonia Gandhi

    Kiran Choudhry addressing a political rally in the presence of Sonia Gandhi

  • After completing her formal education, she practised law for a period of 15 years at the Supreme Court of India.
  • Many people perceive her entry into politics as a form of nepotism because she comes from a family with a strong political background; her father-in-law, Bansi Lal, served as the Chief Minister of Haryana, and her husband, Surendra Singh is the chief of the Haryana Vikas Party. She talked about this in an interview and mentioned,

    I”ve worked hard to be where I am today. I”ve been lucky to have a political family. But at the end of the day, you’re on your own.”

  • The Surender Choudhry Memorial Club was founded by Kiran Choudhry in November 2012. The club frequently hosts blood and eye donation drives among other social welfare events.

    Kiran Choudhry paying tribute to her late husband at the Surender Singh Park

    Kiran Choudhry paying tribute to her late husband at the Surender Singh Park

  • She led various developmental projects for many tourist destinations including Tikkar Taal, Bheema Devi temple, and the Morni Fort.
  • According to Kiran, her favourite subjects are History and Archeology.
  • According to Kiran, Rajiv Gandhi was the one who encouraged her to become a politician.