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sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit (born 31 March 1938) is an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of Delhi from 1998 to 2013. She is a member of the Indian National Congress. She was sworn in as Governor of Kerala on 11 March 2014. However, she resigned on 25 August 2014

Personal life:

Sheila Dikshit was born on March 31, 1938 in Kapurthala, Punjab into a Punjabi Khatri family. She was educated at the Convent of Jesus and Mary School in New Delhi and graduated with a Master of Arts degree in history from the Miranda House at theUniversity of Delhi.

Dikshit was married to late Vinod Dikshit from Unnao, UP, who was as an officer in the Indian Administrative Service. Sheila Dikshit has a son, Sandeep Dikshit, and a daughter, Latika Syed. Sandeep Dikshit, a representative of the Indian National Congress, was a Member of Parliament of the 15th Lok Sabha of India.

Constituency

New Delhi

State

Delhi

DOB

31/03/1938 ( Kapurthala, Punjab)

Political Party

INC

Religion

Hindu

Spouse

Vinod Dixit

Children

1son 1 daughter

Educational Qualification

M.A.(History)

Profession before joining politics

Social Worker

Political Career:

During the period between 1984 and 1989, she represented Kannauj parliamentary constituency of Uttar Pradesh. As a member of Parliament, she served on the Estimates Committee of Lok Sabha. Dikshit also chaired the Implementation Committee for Commemoration of Forty Years of India's Independence and Jawaharlal Nehru centenary. She represented India at United Nations Commission on Status of Women for five years (1984–1989). She also served as a Union Minister during 1986–1989, first as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and later as a Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office.

In 1998 parliamentary elections, Dikshit was defeated by Bharatiya Janata Party's Lal Bihari Tiwari in East Delhi constituency. Later, Dikshit became Chief Minister of Delhi in 1998. She served for nearly 15 years as the Chief Minister of Delhi until 2013. Dikshit represented the Gole Market assembly constituency in the 1998 and 2003 Assembly elections and New Delhi constituency from 2008.

His Contribution & Achievement:

  • Chairperson of Young Women’s Association in early 70s.
  • Became member of parliament after representing the constituency of Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh from 1984 to 1989.
  • As member of parliament she served the Estimates Committee of Lok Sabha.
  • The Implementation Committee formed to commemorate forty years of Indian Independence and the centenary of Jawaharlal Nehru was chaired by her.
  • Represented India from 1984 to 1989 on the status of women at the United Nations Commission.
  • Union minister from 1986 to 1989, holding dual positions as minister of state in the prime minister's office and as minister of state for parliamentary affairs, showing her mettle in administrative and parliamentary matters.
  • In 1988 she was the president of the Indian National Congress when the party became victorious in the assembly elections.
  • Led movement against atrocities on women in 1990.

Position Held:

  • Minister of General Administration Department
  • Minister of Public Relations
  • Minister of Higher Education
  • Minister of Training & Technical Education
  • Minister of Administrative Reforms
  • Minister of Home Department
  • Minister of Legislative Affairs and Law & Justice
  • Minister of Services Department
  • Minister of Vigilance Department
  • Minister of Water
  • Minister of Art & Culture
  • Minister of Environment, Forest & Wild Life Department

Awards

  • 2008 Best Chief Minister of India, by Journalist Association of India
  • 2009 Politician of the Year by NDTV
  • 2010 Dara Shikoh award by Indo-Iran Society
  • 2013 Delhi Women of the Decade Achievers Award 2013 by ALL Ladies League for Outstanding Public Service.

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