Quick glance at Sushma Swaraj’s lifeDate posted: August 7, 2019 | Short URL: https://samvada.org/?p=35173 | Share:
Sushma Swaraj : 1953 – 2019
Sushma Swaraj was born on 14 February 1953 at Ambala Cantt, Haryana
Father : Hardev Sharma
Mother : Shrimati Laxmi Devi.
Her parents hailed from Dharampura area of Lahore, Pakistan.
Bachelor’s Degree from Sanatan Dharma College in Ambala
1970 : Joined ABVP
1973 : Started practice as an advocate in the Supreme Court of India.
1977 : Joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after Emergency.
1977-1982 : member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly at the age of 25
1977 : Sworn in as a Cabinet Minister in the Janata Party Government (Younget
1979 : Became state President of Haryana
1987 – 1990 : Second term MLA
1990 : Member of Rajya Sabha
1996 : Elected for Lok Sabha from South Delhi constituency
1998 : Got reelected from South Delhi constituency
1988 : Union minister for I&B
1998 : Elected as the first woman Chief Minister of Delhi
2000 : Returned to Parliament in April as a Rajya Sabha member
2009 : Leader of the Lok Sabha for the 15th Lok Sabha
2014 : External Affairs Minister