Manish Sisodia Age, Caste, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Manish Sisodia

ProfessionFormer Journalist at Zee News and All India Radio
Politician (Since 2012)
Political PartyAam Aadmi Party
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Political Journey2012: He became a member of Political Affairs Committee of Aam Aadmi Party
2013: He was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in Delhi Assembly election from Patparganj constituency of East Delhi
2015: He got re-elected in Delhi Assembly election from Patparganj constituency
Designations Held• Member, Political Affairs Committee and National Executive
• MLA, Patparganj, Delhi
• Deputy Chief Minister, Delhi
• Delhi Cabinet Minister- Tourism, Education, Finance, Planning, Land & Building, Vigilance, Services, Women & Child Development and Art, Culture and Languages
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 75 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey (Semi-Bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 January 1972
Age (as in 2019)47 Years
Birth PlacePilkhuwa, Hapur district Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownPilkhuwa, Hapur district Uttar Pradesh
SchoolNot Known
CollegeBharatiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi
Educational QualificationDiploma in Journalism
FamilyFather- Dharampal Sisodia (Teacher)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
CasteKshatriya (Rajput)
HobbiesReading, Playing Chess & Travelling
Controversies• In 2016, CBI registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against him, as CBI had alleged him for violating rules and regulation during a media campaign ‘Talk to AK,' which was a talk show similar to Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat.'
• In 2016, again he got trapped in a controversy, in which the President of Ghazipur Vegetable Association, Surendra Goswami filed a written complaint against him for threatening few vegetable vendors in Delhi.
• In 2015, a former Resident Editor, A J Philip, of Hindustan times claimed that the PG degree of Sisodia was of a time when he used to teach at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, and he had no information of him, being a student at the college.
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)South Indian Cuisines & Punjabi Cuisines
Favourite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Dilip Kumar
Favourite Singer(s)Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseSeema Sisodia
Manish Sisodia With His Wife
ChildrenSon- Meer Sisodia
Manish Sisodia With His Son
Daughter- None
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMaruti Suzuki Alto 800
Money Factor
Salary (as an MLA of Delhi Assembly)₹2.1 Lacs/month
Net Worth (approx.) ₹41 Lacs (as per 2014-15 affidavit)

Manish Sisodia

Some Lesser Known Facts About Manish Sisodia

  • Does Manish Sisodia smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Manish Sisodia drink alcohol?: Yes

    Manish Sisodia Drinking Alcohol

    Manish Sisodia Drinking Alcohol 

  • Manish Sisodia originally belongs to Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh but completed his higher education from New Delhi.
  • Before deciding to get into politics, he and Arvind Kejriwal knew each other for 12 years.
  • He was also a founder member of an organisation, India Against Corruption, and took active participation in making Anna Hazare’s Janlokpal Aandolan, a successful and gigantic movement of the year 2011.

  • After completing his diploma in Journalism, he worked as a journalist in ZEE news and All India Radio for a long duration.
  • He had also established a Non-Governmental Organisations, ‘Kabir’ in Delhi to spread awareness among people regarding the right to information Act.
  • He was one of the founder members of Aam Aadmi Party. He, along with Arvind Kejriwal, had also established the Public Cause Research Foundation in the year 2006.
  •  In 2016, he confronted the limelight, when he, and the famous writer Chetan Bhagat, had an argument on twitter related to Sisodia’s visit to Finland. Manish Sisodia and Chetan Bhagat War on Twitter
  • In the year 2015,  he got re-elected in Delhi Legislative elections and appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi.
  • Here is the video of Manish Sisodia, who was invited to an India Today show, Third Degree.

  • He also went to the IIM Ahmedabad and discussed the topic of Indian Education with the students.

  • Here is the video describing the life of Manish Sisodia.