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Brief Profile of Sacked Cabinet Minister Sandeep Kumar

Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Minister Social Welfare, Women & Child, SC & ST, Language

Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Minister Social Welfare, Women & Child, SC & ST, Language

Aam Aadmi Party leader Sandeep Kumar was sacked by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, after a CD containing objectionable content surfaced.

  • Last Updated: August 31, 2016, 10:03 PM IST
  • Edited by: Gurleen Nagpal
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Aam Aadmi Party leader Sandeep Kumar was sacked by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, after a CD containing objectionable content surfaced.

Brief profile of Sandeep Kumar:

Minister : Social Welfare, Women & Child, SC & ST, Language

Age : 34 Years

Education Qualification : BA, LLB

- A lawyer by profession, Sandeep Kumar won by one of the biggest margins in the Delhi elections and has was rewarded with a ministerial berth for working to help the party expand its base at the grass-root level.

- 34-year-old Kumar had defeated four-time MLA from Sultanpur Majra, Jai Kishen, by 64,439 votes getting the giant-killer tag. He had the highest margin of victory in terms of percentage. In the 2013 elections, contesting from the same constituency, he had lost by 1,112 votes.

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-He did his LLB from the Charan Singh University, Meerut, and graduation from Delhi University in 2004.

-Kumar came in touch with Kejriwal for the first time during the India Against Corruption campaign in 2012. He is known to contest cases of the poor and socially backward persons free of cost.

-Kumar, along with a group of volunteers, is credited with expanding the party's base in North West Delhi as he held scores of corner meetings and led AAP's door-to-door campaign after the party's drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls.

-He was been given the charge of SC/ST Welfare and Women and Child Welfare.

-On March 8, 2015 International Women’s Day, the 34-year-old minister had thanked wife Ritu for the “sacrifices” she had made for him, and, to thunderous applause from a packed auditorium at the Delhi Secretariat, added, “Main roz subah inke pair chhoota hoon (I touch her feet every morning).”

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