Atishi Marlena Age, Caste, Husband, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Real NameAtishi Singh ProfessionPolitician Politics Political PartyAam Admi Party
Some Lesser Known Facts About Atishi Marlena
Atishi Marlena is an Indian politician from the Aam Admi Party. She is an Oxford graduate.
She was the topper of Delhi University in 2001.
After her education in Oxford, she was awarded the Rhodes ScholarshipWikipedia. She later joined the Magdalen College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar in 2005.
Since her childhood, she has been interested in social work. She participates in a lot of social campaigns and initiatives.
In 2006 she taught at the Rishi Valley School, Andhra Pradesh. She used to teach English and History.
In 2006, she moved to Bhopal. There, she got herself involved in organic farming and providing progressive education systems. She had worked with a lot of NGO’s. It was during this period when she met several AAP members including Prashant Bhushan, Manish Sisodia and many more.
She always had an interest in public policy. She was interested in Anna Hazare’s 2011 Indian Anti-corruption movement. She observed the whole movement as an outsider and later stated that single-issue campaigns were always ineffective.
She was an advisor to the Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia in the field of education. It helped her gain popularity and she also became an important member of AAP.
Atishi Marlena Giving A Speech In School
AAP announced Atishi’s name as their candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the East-Delhi Constituency.
Atishi Marlena In Her First Rally As Lok Sabha Candidate
While campaigning, she was often accompanied by Manish Sisodia and Swara Bhaskar.
Atishi Marlena With Swara Bhaskar
In May 2019, she accused Gautam Gambhir of distributing pamphlets that contained abuses and derogatory remarks about her. In a press conference, as she read out the statements written about her in the pamphlet, she broke down and started crying. Manish Sisodia, who was present with her in the press conference, read the rest of the pamphlet which also named him and Arvind Kejriwal.
In response to her accusations, Gautam Gambhir sent defamation notices to Atishi, Manish Sisodia and Arvind Kejriwal. He also challenged them to prove that it was Gambhir who had distributed those pamphlets; and if proven guilty, he would quit politics.
My Challenge no.2 @ArvindKejriwal @AtishiAAP I declare that if its proven that I did it, I will withdraw my candidature right now. If not, will u quit politics? — Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) May 9, 2019
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