Birthday Gurmeet Batra  

A Journalist turned AAP Politician Manish Sisodia

A Journalist turned AAP Politician Manish Sisodia was born on 2 February 1972, in Uttar PradeshManish Sisodia is a former journalist. Who had worked with Zee News as a reporter, news producer, and newsreader between 1997–2005 and All India Radio. Then he joined the anti-corruption movement ‘India Against Corruption’ led by social activist Anna Hazare in 2011. He becomes a member of the political affair commission of the Aam Aadmi Party.

Journalist turned AAP Politician Manish Sisodia
A Journalist turned AAP Politician Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia is a politician and a member of the political party the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). He has currently held the post of the deputy chief minister of the Union Territory of Delhi. The movement ‘India Against Corruption’ laid the foundation of the disturbance for Jan Lokpal. Sisodia is a close associate of Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal. Arvind Kejriwal is also a Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Delhi.

A journalist who turned activist then turned politician, Sisodia became a cabinet minister in the Delhi Government commanded by Arvind Kejriwal in 2013. He embraced the responsibilities of education, the public works department (PWD), urban development, local bodies, land, and building department. The government, however, suddenly resigned after a short tenure of 49 days.

Manish Sisodia won in the Delhi Assembly election
Manish Sisodia won in the Delhi Assembly election

In December 2013 politician Manish Sisodia won in the Delhi Assembly election when he defeated a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate in the Patparganj constituency. The government, however, resigned after a short occupancy of 49 days.

Again in February 2015 alongside Arvind Kejriwal Aam Adami Party return for the Delhi Assembly election. This time the elections resulted in a huge victory for AAP, he was again elected defeating Bharatiya Janata Party candidate in the Patparganj constituency. This time he won over by 28,761 votes. The elections occurred in Delhi again in the 2020 Delhi Legislative Assembly election, he again defeated a BJP candidate by over 3000 votes.