Shruti Choudhry Wiki Age, Caste, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Shruti Choudhry is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress party. She contested in the 2009 Lok Sabha election from the Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency. She has served as a member of various Lok Sabha committees.

Wiki/Biography

Shruti Choudhry was born on Friday, 3 October 1975 (age 48 years; as of 2023) in New Delhi. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She completed her primary education at the Convent of Jesus & Mary school, and Delhi Public School, R K Puram, and then went to Oxford, England for her further studies. She pursued a BA degree at the University of Delhi and then an LL.B. degree at B. R. Ambedkar University in Agra. Later, she practised law at Karanjewala & Co. for some time before entering into politics. In 2005, after the sudden demise of her father in a plane crash, her grandfather Bansi Lal, in a rare and sudden gesture, acknowledged her as the next kin to enter into politics, by putting the pagri on her head in front of a mourning public. This event led her to venture into politics. In an interview, she talked about this and said,

Honestly speaking, when I started out, I had mixed feelings about all this. The magnitude of the responsibility overwhelmed me, and I was aware that serving the people is possibly one of the toughest jobs in the world. I knew because I had seen my family do this for ages.”

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Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Shruti Choudhry physical appearance

Family & Caste

Shruti Choudhry belongs to a Jat family in Bhiwani, Haryana.

Parents 

Shruti Choudhry’s father, Surender Singh (1946 – 2005), was a politician representing the Haryana Vikas Party. He was also a Member of Parliament from 1986-1992. At the age of 59, he died in a chopper crash during an emergency landing in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on 31 March 2005.

Shruti Choudhry with her father

Shruti Choudhry with her father, Surender Singh

Her mother, Kiran Choudhry, is a member of the Indian National Congress. The same seat was also represented in the assembly by her father-in-law, Bansi Lal and her late husband, Surender Singh.

shruti choudhry mother

Kiran Choudhry

Husband 

On 7 March 2003, Shruti Choudhry tied the knot with Arunabh Choudhry, who is a lawyer. In an interview with Hindustan Times, she said,

Luckily, my husband Arunabh, also a lawyer, is a people’s person and is extremely compassionate and generous. He has been a great support every step of the way.”

Shruti Choudhry husband

Shruti Choudhry’s husband, Arunabh Choudhry

Address

9, Meena Bagh, New Delhi

Signature/Autograph

Shruti Choudhry sign

Career

Shruti Choudhry turned to politics after the sudden demise of her father in 2005. She contested the 2009 Lok Sabha elections from the Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency on a ticket of the Indian National Congress. In this election, she defeated her nearest rival Ajay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal by a margin of 55,097 votes. The Lok Sabha seat of the Bhiwani-Mahendragarh constituency was previously held by her grandfather, Bansi Lal for three tenures (1980-84, 1984-89 and 1989-91), and her father, Surender Singh for two tenures (1996-98 and 1998-99).

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Lok Sabha Committees

  • 18 December 2009: Member of Committee On Agriculture
  • 9 March 2010: Member of Committee on Empowerment Of Women

However, Choudhry did not win the Lok Sabha Elections in 2014.

Business stakes

Shruti Choudhry holds stakes in the following four companies:

  • Aldorado Resorts Pvt. Ltd

She is also the director on the board of Ujwal Property Pvt. Ltd. along with a close political associate, Jai Prakash Dalal.

Assets/Properties

Movable assets

Cash: Rs 92,000

Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Companies: Rs 73,28,000

Bonds, Debentures and Shares in companies: Rs 2,01,03,000

Immovable Assets

Agricultural Land: Rs 20,07,05,000

Non-Agricultural Land: Rs 8,00,00,000

Residential Buildings: Rs 49,70,00,000

Note: The given estimates are according to the year 2019. It excludes the assets owned by her husband and dependents (minor).

Net worth

Shruti Choudhry’s net worth as of 2019 is approximately 86 crores.

Facts/Trivia

  • Shruti Choudhry enjoys travelling and reading in her leisure time.
  • According to her, the best part about her job is the opportunity to connect with people at a personal level.
  • She draws inspiration from great leaders like Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther, Sardar Patel, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, her grandfather Bansi Lal, and her parents. Among the present-day leaders, it’s Sonia Gandhi who is her idol, along with Rahul Gandhi, for his vision and commitment to the common man.
    Shruti Choudhry with her idol

    Shruti Choudhry with Rahul Gandhi

  • Her priorities as an MP include developing basic infrastructure, education and health facilities in her constituency.
  • She was a member of the Indian delegation at the Second Committee of the 68th session of UNGA (United Nations General Assembly) in New York, where she spoke on “Globalization and Interdependence: Role of the United Nations in Promoting Development in context of Globalization and interdependence, culture and development.”
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Shruti Choudhry at UNGA

Shruti Choudhry at the 68th UNGA

 

 

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