Selja Kumari Age, Caste, Husband, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki ProfessionPolitician Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm in meters- 1.63 m in feet inches- 5’ 4” Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Politics Political PartyIndian National Congress (INC)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Selja Kumari
Selja Kumari is a prominent Indian politician from Haryana. She has served as a Union Minister in the Manmohan Singh Government. Her father was an Indian politician from the Congress party and a 4-time Member of Parliament.
Selja Kumari with Manmohan Singh
Selja Kumari was born in Chandigarh but raised in New Delhi.
She moved to Chandigarh to pursue her college education.
Selja Kumari during her younger days
After her father’s demise in 1987, she decided to join politics.
In 1990, she finished her college studies and joined the Indian National Congress (INC). She was also appointed as the joint-secretary of the Mahila Congress.
Selja Kumari speaking at a gathering
She is said to be one of the leaders who are very close to Sonia Gandhi. In August 2013, when Sonia Gandhi had to be rushed to the hospital during a parliament session, she only asked Selja to accompany her to the hospital.
Selja Kumari with Sonia Gandhi
On 4 September 2019, Selja was appointed as the President of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). She was handed this responsibility by Sonia Gandhi just before the 2019 Haryana Assembly elections.
On 12 October 2019, she expelled 16 people of the Haryana Congress for six years. Later, in a statement, she said-
16 people have been expelled from the Congress for violating provisions of the party constitution and contesting the 2019 Vidhan Sabha elections as rebels.”
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