Swaraj Kaushal (Sushma Swaraj’s Husband) Age, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Caste: Brahmin
Age: 67 Years
Profession: Lawyer

Swaraj Kaushal

Profession(s)/DesignationLawyer, Former Governor of Mizoram, Politician
Famous ForBeing the husband of Sushma Swaraj
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 July 1952 (Saturday)
Age (as in 2019) 67 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signCancer
HometownDelhi, India
College/University• University of Delhi, Delhi, India
• Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Educational QualificationA degree in Law
HobbiesReading, Listening to Music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidower
Affairs/GirlfriendsSushma Swaraj
Marriage Date13 July 1975 (Sunday)
Wife/SpouseSushma Swaraj (Politician)
Swaraj Kaushal with his wife
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Bansuri Swaraj (Advocate)
Daughter and Wife of Swaraj Kaushal
ParentsNames Not Known

Swaraj Kaushal with Sushma Swaraj

Some Lesser Known Facts About Swaraj Kaushal

  • During the National Emergency (1975-77), Kaushal defended the socialist leader, George Fernandes in the Baroda dynamite case.
  • He helped the former Chief Minister of Mizoram, Laldenga in the conspiracy trial in 1979. Thereafter, he became the constitutional adviser to the underground Mizo National Front during negotiations with the Govt. of India.
  • Kaushal helped write the Mizoram Peace Accord, which ended the 20 years of insurgency.
  • He was appointed the first Advocate General of Mizoram, the youngest-ever Advocate General in the country.
  • On 20 December 1986, at the age of 34, Kaushal was designated as a senior advocate by the Supreme Court of India.
  • At the age of only 37, he became the Governor of Mizoram, India’s youngest ever Governor of a state. He served the office from 8 February 1990 – 9 February 1993.
  • From 1998 to 2002, he was a member of Haryana Vikas Party and got elected to the Rajya Sabha. From 2000 to 2002, Kaushal and Sushma were the members of the Rajya Sabha.
  • He and Sushma Swaraj studied at Panjab University, Chandigarh where Sushma fell in love with him. Sushma loved him so much that she had to fight with her family to get married to Swaraj.

    Marriage photo of Swaraj Kaushal and Sushma Swaraj

    Marriage photo of Swaraj Kaushal and Sushma Swaraj

  • On 6 August 2019, his wife, Sushma, died of a massive cardiac arrest.
  • His wife, Sushma Swaraj was a prominent politician and was the youngest cabinet minister in the country in the Haryana Govt. at the age of only 25. She was also the first female Chief Minister of Delhi.
  • His daughter, Bansuri Swaraj is a criminal lawyer and practises in the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court of India.