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Sunita Kejriwal Age, Caste, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Caste: Baniya
Hometown: New Delhi
Husband: Arvind Kejriwal

Sunita Kejriwal

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionRetired Civil Servant
Famous ForBeing Arvind Kejriwal's wife
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Civil Services
ServiceIndian Revenue Service (IRS)
Batch1993
Retired2016 (took voluntary retirement)
Major DesignationCommissioner of Income Tax at the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 February 1966 (Friday)
Age (as in 2020)54 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi
Zodiac signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownNew Delhi
College/UniversityNational Academy of Direct Taxes, Nagpur, Maharashtra
Educational Qualification• Masters Degree in Zoology
• Graduate from the National Academy of Direct Taxes
ReligionHinduism
CasteVaishya (Baniya) [1]Amar Ujala
Food HabitVegetarian
Address87 Block, B.K.Dutt Colony, New Delhi
HobbiesTravelling, Listening to Music, Doing Yoga
ControversiesOn 29 April 2019, BJP Delhi spokesperson, Harish Khurana, filed a complaint in a Delhi court against Sunita Kejriwal for allegedly having two voter identity cards. He said that Sunita had a voter id card from Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad and another from Chandni Chowk, Delhi. [2]Business Standard
Harish Khurana's about Sunita Kejriwal's multiple voter id
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsArvind Kejriwal
Marriage DateNovember 1994
Family
Husband/SpouseArvind Kejriwal
Sunita Kejriwal with Arvind Kejriwal on their wedding day
ChildrenSon- Pulkit Kejriwal (Student)
Sunita Kejriwal's son Pulkit Kejriwal
Daughter- Harshita Kejriwal (Associate Consultant in Boston Consulting Group)
Sunita Kejriwal with her daughter Harshita Kejriwal
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Surender Kumar Bansal (Deceased)
Sister- None
Style Quotient
Assets/Properties (as in 2015) [3]MyNetaMovable-
Cash: 10,000 INR
Bank Deposits: 5.57 lacs INR
Jewellery: Gold- 300 gm worth 9 lacs INR; Silver- 500 gm worth 24,000 INR

Immovable-
Residential Building: Flat worth 1 crore INR in Gurugram, Haryana
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)1.15 crores INR (as in 2015) [4]MyNeta

Sunita Kejriwal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sunita Kejriwal

  • Sunita Kejriwal is a retired Indian civil servant. She is the wife of the Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal.
  • Sunita is known to be very shy, timid, and an introvert.
  • Sunita and Arvind Kejriwal were in the same batch during their 3-month foundation course at the “Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration” in Mussoorie.
  • After their initial training in Mussorie, they were transferred back to the “National Academy of Direct Taxes” in Nagpur. She was friends with Arvind by this time, and they used to like each other.

    Sunita Kejriwal with Arvind Kejriwal during their younger days

    Sunita Kejriwal with Arvind Kejriwal during their younger days

  • Sunita admired Arvind’s simplicity, honesty towards his work, and his passion to bring change in the nation.
  • In August 1994, Arvind proposed her for marriage, and she said yes. In November 1994, she got married to Arvind Kejriwal, even before their course completed.
  • In 1995, after completing their training, they moved to a small apartment in Delhi.

    Sunita Kejriwal with Arvind Kejriwal

    Sunita Kejriwal with Arvind Kejriwal

  • In 1996, they had their first child, Harshita.

    Sunita Kejriwal with Harshita Kejriwal during their younger years

    Sunita Kejriwal with Harshita Kejriwal during their younger years

  • In 2006, when Arvind quit his job to become an “RTI activist” and “anti-corruption crusader,” she became the sole earner of her family. However, she was happy that her husband was pursuing what he loves.
  • On 29 December 2013, Sunita first came into the limelight when Arvind was elected as the Chief Minister of Delhi, and he hugged Sunita. Arvind Kejriwal also tweeted photos of him hugging Sunita, and he also thanked her for supporting him.

  • On 15 July 2016, she opted for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) from the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), after 22 years of service. According to a close aide of Kejriwal-

Sunita feared of victimisation by the Centre amid the ongoing tussle between the AAP government and the BJP-led Union government on several issues, and hence she sought VRS”

  • Sunita is often spotted with Arvind Kejriwal during their morning walks on the streets of Delhi, even after Arvind became the Chief Minister of Delhi.

    Sunita Kejriwal with Arvind Kejriwal during their morning walk

    Sunita Kejriwal with Arvind Kejriwal during their morning walk

  • Sunita is often seen campaigning for Arvind Kejriwal. Before the “2020 Delhi Assembly Elections,” Sunita, along with Harshita Kejriwal and Pulkit Kejriwal, was seen participating in door-to-door campaigning for Arvind Kejriwal.

    Sunita Kejriwal campaigning with Harshita Kejriwal (extreme left) and Pulkit Kejriwal (second from right)

    Sunita Kejriwal campaigning with Harshita Kejriwal (extreme left) and Pulkit Kejriwal (second from right)

  • Here’s an interesting video about Sunita Kejriwal’s biography:

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