Sandeep Dikshit

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Sandeep Dikshit
MP (2009-2014)
Constituency East Delhi
Personal details
Born (1964-08-15) 15 August 1964 (age 50)
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Mona Dikshit
Children 1 daughter, Yamini
Residence New Delhi
As of September 16, 2006
Source: [1]

Sandeep Dikshit (born 15 August 1964) was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India.[1] He represented the East Delhi constituency of Delhi and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.[2]

Early life[edit]

Sandeep Dikshit was born to Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit and Vinod Diskhit,[3] an IAS officer from the Uttar Pradesh cadre. He attended St. Joseph's Boys' High School, Bangalore and Modern School, New Delhi, and holds a masters degree in History from St. Stephens College. He received his Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management in 1989 at the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA).

His grandfather Uma Shankar Dikshit was a part of the freedom struggle for thirty years who was closely associated with Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.

Career[edit]

Sandeep Dikshit, before entering active politics, headed a social development group SANKET which pioneered the first sub-national Human Development Report in the world in 1996. Sandeep has worked on rural development and human development issues for the last 15 years in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Sandeep Dikshit represented the East Delhi Parliamentary constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha.

Personal life[edit]

Sandeep Dikshit is married and has a child.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Rahul offensive : Cover Story – India Today. Indiatoday.intoday.in (2009-05-07). Retrieved on 2013-03-14.
  2. ^ Inner Courtyard | Saikat Datta. Outlookindia.com. Retrieved on 2013-03-14.
  3. ^ a b Detailed Profile: Shri Sandeep Dikshit. india.gov.in