Reena Gupta Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Delhi, India
Husband: Vishal Mehta
Profession: Politician

Reena Gupta

ProfessionPolitician, Advocate
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 2”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyAam Aadmi Party
Symbol of Aam Aadmi Party
Political JourneyAdvisor for the Government of Delhi (2020)
Personal Life
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceDelhi, India
HometownDelhi, India
College/UniversityBrandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Educational QualificationMA in International Development at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University (2001) [1]Reena Gupta's LinkedIn Account
ControversyIn September 2023, Reena Gupta accused Gaurav Bhatia, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson, of making unpleasant remarks against her on television. She claimed in the media that she was not allowed to register a complaint against Bhatia at a police station. [2]Outlook India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseVishal Mehta (co-founder of Lok Capital)
Vishal Mehta, co-founder of Lok Capital
ChildrenSon- Ritam Sudhir (student)
Reena Gupta with her son
ParentsNames Not Known
A picture of Reena Gupta's mother

Reena Gupta

Some Lesser Known Facts About Reena Gupta

  • Reena Gupta is an Indian politician and lawyer. She is the national spokesperson and advisor for the Aam Aadmi Party in the Government of Delhi.
  • In June 2001, she began working as an NRM associate at Oxfam America in Boston, Massachusetts. She served in the position till February 2003.
  • From February 2003 to September 2011, Reena Gupta served as a natural resource management specialist at the World Bank in New Delhi, India. From September 2011 to August 2020, she served as a freelance consultant. She worked on issues related to the environment and sustainable development.
  • Reena Gupta is a prominent advocate for the Safe Food Movement and has written extensively about the harmful effects of pesticides in India. Her regular columns in Indian newspapers including Hindustan Times, The Times of India, and The Indian Express cover topics such as air pollution, environmental issues, and social justice.
  • In 2011, Reena Gupta left the World Bank to become an activist for the Indian anti-corruption movement in Delhi.
  • In December 2017, she supported Delhi in signing onto the Urban 20 (U20), a city diplomacy initiative, comprising cities from G20 countries.
  • In 2020, Reena Gupta joined the Aam Aadmi Party and worked as an advisor to the Environment Minister of Delhi. During her time in this position, Gupta played a key role in creating a decision support system that identifies major pollution sources and a measurable action plan to address them.

    Reena Gupta as a spokesperson of AAP

    Reena Gupta as a spokesperson for AAP

  • In 2020, Gupta launched the ‘Yudh Pradhushan Ke Virudh’ campaign to fight Delhi’s air pollution.

    A picture of 'Yudh Pradhushan Ke Virudh' campaign in Delhi

    A picture of the ‘Yudh Pradhushan Ke Virudh’ campaign in Delhi

  • One of Gupta’s major accomplishments was making rules for companies like Uber and Ola Cabs that organize rides. In 2021, she made a law that says these companies must change their cars to electric cars and meet certain goals each year. Gupta also talked to nearby states and the national government to get them to make similar rules to encourage more people to use electric cars.
  • In 2021, she created the Green Delhi App and Green War Room, which allows residents to report localized pollution.

    A picture of Green Delhi App and Green War Room

    A picture of the Green Delhi App and Green War Room

  • In 2022, ‘Greening Delhi’ was another initiative led by Gupta. This initiative is converting vacant spaces in Delhi into community parks and forests and modernizing existing neighbourhood parks with world-class facilities.

    Reena Gupta during a mega tree plantation drive with the leaders of AAP in Delhi

    Reena Gupta during a mega tree plantation drive with the leaders of AAP in Delhi

  • Later, Gupta was nominated as a member of the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority by the Government of Delhi.
  • Reena Gupta is a fitness enthusiast who frequently posts photos of her running and jogging sessions on social media.

    Reena Gupta while running at Lodi gardens in Delhi

    Reena Gupta while running at Lodi Gardens in Delhi

  • She is often invited to appear as a guest on live debate shows for various Indian news channels.

    Reena Gupta while debating on a live show of a news channel

    Reena Gupta while debating on a live show of a news channel