Nupur Sharma (Politician) Age, Caste, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Education: LLM
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 39 Years

Nupur Sharm

Profession(s)Politician, Advocate
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Nupur Sharma is member of Bharatiya Janata Party
Political Journey• Nupur Sharma has been active in politics since her college days in Delhi University. While studying at Delhi University, Nupur was elected as the president of the Delhi University Student's Union (DUSU) on the ticket of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).
• She has also been the youth ambassador of Teach for India (affiliated with Teach for America).
• Nupur has held various important posts in the BJP such as a member of National Executive Committee of BJP's youth wing, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), National Media Co-In Charge of the BJYM, member of “Yuva,” Working Committee of BJP, and member of the State Executive Committee, BJP Delhi.
• She has been a BJP spokesperson and participated in various debates in the media to represent her party's views.
• In the 2015 Delhi State Election, Nupur contested against AAP Chief, Arvind Kejriwal and veteran Congress leader Kiran Walia from New Delhi assembly constituency. However, she emerged as a runner-up in the Election.
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 April 1985 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024) 39 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Zodiac signTaurus
HometownNew Delhi, India
SchoolDelhi Public School, Delhi
College/University• Hindu College of University of Delhi, Delhi, India
• London School of Economics, London, England
Educational QualificationPost Graduation (LLM)
Address5-B, Girdhar Apartment, Firozshah Road, New Delhi-110001
HobbiesWriting, Travelling
ControversyOn 5 June 2022, Nupur Sharma was expelled from the primary membership of the Bharatiya Janata Party after she made derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad and the Muslim community during a TV debate. A statement released by the party read, The BJP strongly denounces insults of any religious personalities of any religion. The Bharatiya Janata Party is also against any ideology which insults or demeans any sect or religion. The BJP does not promote such people or philosophy. During the thousands of years of the history of India every religion has blossomed and flourished. The Bharatiya Janata Party respects all religions.” Later, she unconditionally withdrew her statement and said that it was never her intention to hurt anyone's religious feelings. [1]The Indian Express On 9 June 2022, Delhi police registered a case against Sharma and few others for trying to disrupt public tranquillity and inciting people on divisive lines. [2]BBC On 1 July 2022, the Supreme Court came down heavily on Nupur Sharma and said that she was single-handedly responsible for the ensuing protests across the nation, and she should have apologised to the nation. Justice Surya Kant observed orally, "The way she has ignited emotions across the country... This lady is single handedly responsible for what is happening in the country." [3]The Hindu On 10 August 2022, the Supreme Court of India ordered to transfer all cases filed across the country against Nupur Sharma for her comments about the Prophet Mohammed to Delhi. [4]India Today
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Vinay Sharma
Mother- Name Not Known

Nupur Sharma

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nupur Sharma

  • Nupur has acted as Guest Editor for the national daily ‘The Times of India’ for its Republic Day Special edition in 2009.
  • In March 2009, Hindustan Times featured her as one of the 10 Most Inspirational Women in the country.
  • Nupur was a member of the delegation from India and BJP for the 2012 Indo-Pak American Council of Young Political Leaders (A.C.Y.P.L.) summit in the United States in July 2012.
  • Nupur has engaged herself in welfare projects like the installation of water purifiers, solar lamps, and CCTV for campus security and successfully completed them during her tenure of the president of Delhi University’s Students Union.

    Nupur Sharma while attending a meeting

    Nupur Sharma while attending a meeting

  • In September 2023, Nupur Sharma attended her first public event since the 2022 Muhammad remarks controversy. She was invited by the director Vivek Agnihotri to the screening of ‘The Vaccine War.’ At the event, Nupur Sharma expressed her gratitude to the Indian Council of Medical Research scientists for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic and thanked Vivek Agnihotri for the invitation.