Sheila Dikshit Age, Biography, Family, Husband & MoreSheila Dikshit Age, Biography, Family, Husband & More

Sheila Dikshit Age, Biography, Family, Husband & More

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Bio

Real Name Sheila Dixit
Nickname Wonder Women
Profession Politician and Social Worker
Party Indian National Congress (INR)
Political Journey 1970s: She became the Chairperson of Young Women’s Association.
1984: Became the Member of Parliament from Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh till 1989. During this period, she also represented India Represented India at the United Nations Commission.
1986: Became the Union minister till 1989. During this period, she also worked as minister of state for parliamentary affairs.
1988: Became the president of the Indian National Congress.
1990: Led movement against act of barbarity on women.
1998: Became the Chief Minister of Delhi in 1998. She also became the Chief Minister of Delhi in 2003 and 2008.
Biggest Rival Late Madan Lal Khurana (BJP)
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 149 cm
in meters- 1.49 m
in Feet Inches- 4’ 11”
Weight in Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White
Personal Life
Date of Birth 31 March 1938
Age (as in 2016) 78 Years
Birth Place Kapurthala, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Delhi, India
School Convent of Jesus and Mary School, New Delhi
College Miranda House, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Educational Qualifications Master of Arts in History
Doctorate in Philosophy
Family Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Pam Malhotra and Rama Dhawan
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Reading and attending concerts, dance performances and plays
Controversies • In 2009, she was criticized for granting parole to Manu Sharma (accused of Jessica Lal murder case).
• Same year, she was accused by Sunita Bhardwaj (BJP) of misusing Rajiv Ratan Awas Yojana funds given by the central government for her own advertisements. Later in 2013, she was found guilty by the court and an FIR was lodged against her.
• In 2010, the CAG accused her of corruption and lopsidedness in the street-light equipment imported for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
• In 2016, the ACB summoned her on 26 August, in case of Water Tanker Distribution scam that happened during her 3rd tenure as the Chief Minister of Delhi.
Favourite Things
Favourite Politician Sonia Gandhi
Favourite Food Egg toast, cheese, papaya, aloo gobhi, pasta and cold coffee
Favourite Actor Gregory Peck and Rock Hudson
Favourite Book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Husband Late Vinod Dikshit (former IAS)
Children Son- Sandeep Dikshit (Congress Politician)
Daughters- Latika Syed
Money Factor
Net Worth 2.7 crore (INR as in 2013)

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