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Member, Political Affairs Committee and National Executive
Deputy Chief Minister, Delhi
Delhi Cabinet Minister- Tourism, Education, Finance, Planning, Land & Building,Vigilance, Services, Women & Child Development and Art, Culture and Languages
MLA, Patparganj, Delhi
Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi is a senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party and a member of the Political Affairs Committee. He holds Education, Finance, Planning Land & Building, Vigilance, Services, Women and Child Development, Art, Culture and Languages and all other Departments not specifically allotted to any Minister. After winning by a margin of 28,761 votes, he was elected as an MLA from the Patparganj constituency of East Delhi in the 2015 elections.
Sisodia was a journalist with Zee News and All India Radio , after which he was active in the struggle to pass the Right to Information Act and played a key role in laying the foundation of the Jan Lokpal Movement. He is one of the oldest associates of Arvind Kejriwal and worked with him to create awareness for and conduct Mohalla Sabhas in Delhi.
During his tenure as Education Minister, a significant transformation has been seen in the infrastructure and quality of education provided by Delhi government schools. As Finance Minister, Sisodia doubled the budgetary allocation to Education amounting to almost 25% of the entire budget of the state. This was a historic step and has since been followed by the launch of a full-fledged reform process in public education. Sisodia has gained a reputation around the country as one of the best education administrators and educationists in government.
Manish Sisodia has a diploma in journalism from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.