Sushma Swaraj one of the strongest Personality in Indian Politics and a prominent leader of Bharatiya Janata Party.She currently handles the role of Minister of External Affairs of India,since May 2014. After Indira Gandhi, Sushma is the second woman of the country to handle external affairs of the nation.She entered politics at a very young age and is the first women to get selected as Parliament Member at the age of 25 years only. She was a Chief Minister of Delhi too that too for a short period only.Currently she is admitted in the hospital for treatment of Kidney Failure.
She started her career as a Lawyer and later due to her inclination in politics moved to politics of the country. She practiced Law in Supreme court of India for few years then moved to Politics.Her father was a prominent member of the Parliament due to which she had a sound understanding about Indian Politics and background which helped her in rising a strong member of her party. Her husband is also associated with Politics due to which she got support from her family too .In April 1990 she was elected as a member of Parliament and it was a rise of her role as a National Leader.
Education: She did her B.A in Sanskrit from Punjab University, She did her Law studies from Chandigarh College after which started practicing in Supreme court of India as a Lawyer.
Marital Status: Sushma married Swaraj Kaushal in year 1975 who was a peer lawyer with her in the Supreme court. At the time of Emergency in the country, both joined Socialist George Fernandes.group which brought them closer and later they married each other. Swaraj Kaushal works as a criminal Lawyer in Supreme Court of India.
- She was the youngest Cabinet Minister in India, at the age of 25 she entered the Politics.
- At the young age of 27 years she was elected as the president of the Janata Party in Haryana.
- She won the title of First woman Spokesperson of a national level political party.
- Her some achievements are as first woman Chief Minister of the country, first woman Union Cabinet Minister, first woman Leader of Opposition.
Name: Sushma Swaraj
Date of Birth: February 14, 1952
Place of Birth:Ambala Cantonment
Lives in: Delhi
Children: Bansuri Swaraj
Marital status: Married
Husband: Swaraj Kaushal
Profession: Lawyer, Politician