Sheila Dikshit Age, Biography, Family, Husband & More
|Real Name||Sheila Dixit|
|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
|Date of Birth||31 March 1938|
|Age (as in 2016)||78 Years|
|Birth Place||Kapurthala, Punjab, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|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
|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 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|
|Husband||Late Vinod Dikshit (former IAS)|
|Children||Son- Sandeep Dikshit (Congress Politician)
Daughters- Latika Syed
|Net Worth||2.7 crore (INR as in 2013)|