Shruti Choudhry

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Shruti Choudhry
Member of Parliament
In office
2009 – 2014
Preceded byKuldeep Bishnoi[1]
Succeeded byDharambir
ConstituencyBhiwani-Mahendragarh
Personal details
Born (1975-10-03) 3 October 1975 (age 44)
New Delhi, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Arunabh Choudhry
ResidenceBhiwani[2]
As of 2 June, 2009

Shruti Choudhry (born 3 October 1975) is an Indian politician from Indian National Congress.

Early life[edit]

Shruti Choudry was born in New Delhi on 3 October 1975.[2] Her parents were Surender Singh and Kiran Choudhry, both of whom had served as ministers in the government of Haryana. One of her grandfathers was the former Haryana chief minister, Bansi Lal.[2][3]

Choudhry's early education was at the Convent of Jesus & Mary school and Delhi Public School, R K Puram, after which she studied in Oxford, England. She earned a B.A. from the University of Delhi and then a LL.B. from B. R. Ambedkar University in Agra. On 7 March 2003, she married with Arunabh Choudhry, a lawyer.[2][3]

Politics[edit]

At first practising as a lawyer, Choudhry turned to politics following the death of her father in 2005. Choudhry was chosen by the Indian National Congress party to contest the 2009 Indian general election in the Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency of the Lok Sabha. Mainly as a consequence of the goodwill that existed for her family in the area,[3] she defeated her nearest rival, Ajay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal, by a margin of 55,097 votes. Her grandfather had previously won the same seat three times, and her father had done so twice.[1]

Choudhry served as a member of the Lok Sabha committees for agriculture and empowerment of women from 2009.[2]

Choudhry did not win re-election in 2014 (defeated by Dharambir Singh, BJP).[1] She Was Indian National Congress's Candidate in 2019 too for Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency but was defeated by Dharambir Singh of BJP.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Saini, Ravinder (19 March 2014). "Battle lines drawn for multi-cornered contest". The Tribune. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Detailed Profile: Smt. Shruti Choudhry". India: National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Chaudhury, Tashneem (4 March 2011). "Heir conditioned". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.

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