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

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Wife: Seema Sisodia
Age: 48 Years
Caste: Kshatriya (Rajput)

Manish Sisodia

Profession(s)• Former Journalist at Zee News and All India Radio
• Politician (Since 2012)
Political PartyAam Aadmi Party (2012-present)
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Political Journey2012: He became a member of the 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 and became the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi.
2020: He contested the Delhi Assembly Elections from the Patparganj constituency and won by about 3000 votes. He was in a close contest with his nearest rival, the BJP's Ravinder Singh Negi.
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”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey (Semi-Bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 January 1972
Age (as in 2020)48 Years
BirthplacePilkhuwa, Hapur district Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownPilkhuwa, Hapur district Uttar Pradesh
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
FoodSouth Indian Cuisines & Punjabi Cuisines
Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Dilip Kumar
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 drink alcohol?: Yes

    Manish Sisodia Drinking Alcohol

    Manish Sisodia Drinking Alcohol 

  • Manish Sisodia originally belongs to the 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 is one of the founder members of the 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.