Manish Sisodia through the years has emerged because the closest confidante of the Aam Aadmi Get together chief, Arvind Kejriwal. Whereas many founder-leaders of the AAP, together with Prashant Bhushan and Kumar Vishwas fell aside from Mr Kejriwal, Mr Sisodia has remained the trusted lieutenant. He contested the Delhi Meeting Election 2020 from Patparganj, a constituency in East Delhi, from the place he’s an MLA. He’ll take oath as Delhi Deputy Chief Minister on Sunday.
Manish Sisodia, a journalist-turned-social activist, was some of the distinguished faces of the Anna Hazare agitation in 2011. A 12 months after Arvind Kejriwal introduced the creation of the Aam Aadmi Get together, Mr Sisodia gained the election from Patparganj, defeating BJP’s Nakul Bhardwaj by 11,478 votes. After the autumn of the AAP-Congress’s 49-day authorities in 2013, he helped organise and put together the occasion for the 2015 Delhi Meeting election.
Manish Sisodia was among the many key architects of the Aam Aadmi Get together’s unprecedented mandate in 2015. He had once more gained from Patparganj, this time with over 25,000 votes. He was sworn in because the Deputy Chief Minister in Arvind Kejriwal’s cupboard and entrusted with the essential training ministry.
Faculty training has been the important thing focus space of the AAP authorities. Mr Sisodia and Mr Kejriwal credit score themselves with enhancing the infrastructure of government-funded faculties. In addition they say that they’ve improved the standard of training in authorities faculties. The opposition BJP claims they’ve exaggerated their accomplishments.
Within the run-up to the Delhi polls 2020, Mr Sisodia had dared the BJP to current its training mannequin, saying 109 major faculties had been shut by the Municipal Company of Delhi, which is dominated by the BJP.
“If you happen to like their (BJP) mannequin of training, then vote for them. I need to ask BJP, what’s your mannequin of training?” he had mentioned.
Mr Sisodia has defended the AAP tooth and nail when the occasion got here underneath the opposition fireplace. He is without doubt one of the key anti-BJP voices within the occasion. He was on the forefront when the BJP attacked the Delhi authorities over stifling air pollution final 12 months. He’s at present battling the BJP onslaught in opposition to Mr Kejriwal over the Shaheen Bagh anti-Citizenship Modification Act protests.