3Sushma Swaraj



Sushma Swaraj (born 14 February 1952) is an Indian politician and a former Supreme Court lawyer. A senior leader and former president of Bharatiya Janata Party, Swaraj has served as the Minister of External Affairs of India since 26 May 2014; she is the second woman to hold the office, after Indira Gandhi. She has been elected seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. At the age of 25 in 1977, she became the youngest cabinet minister of north Indian state of Haryana. She also served as 5th Chief Minister of Delhi from 13 October 1998 to 3 December 1998.

Early life and education

Sushma Swaraj (née Sharma)was born on 14 February 1952 at Ambala Cantt, Haryana, to Hardev Sharma and Shrimati Laxmi Devi. Her father was a prominent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh member. Her parents hailed from Dharampura area of LahorePakistan. She was educated at Sanatan Dharma College in Ambala Cantonment and earned a bachelor's degree with majors in Sanskrit and Political Science.She studied law at Punjab University, ChandigarhA state-level competition held by the Language Department of Haryana saw her winning the best Hindi Speaker award for three consecutive years.


S/o|D/o|W/o: Sh. Swaraj Kaushal
Age: 62
Address: Resident Of C - 7, Civil Lines, Professor's Colony, Bhopal - 462002, MP

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