|Prime Minister Manmohan Singh|
Parents Rajesh Pilot, Rama Pilot
Preceded by Veerappa Moily
Name Sachin Pilot
|Succeeded by Arun Jaitley|
Siblings Sarika Pilot
Constituency Ajmer, Rajasthan
Spouse Sarah Pilot (m. 2004)
|Born 7 September 1977 (age 45) Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India (1977-09-07) |
Political party Indian National Congress
Education Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2002)
Similar People Rajesh Pilot, Omar Abdullah, Sarah Pilot, Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia, Farooq Abdullah
Children Aaran Pilot, Vehaan Pilot
The townhall nirmala sitharaman vs sachin pilot on 365 days of modi sarkaar
Sachin Rajesh Pilot (born 7 September 1977) is a politician and a member of the Indian National Congress. He represented Ajmer constituency of Rajasthan at member of Indian Parliament in the 15th Lok Sabha. He was Minister of Corporate Affairs and the president of Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee.
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- Early life
- Personal life
- Political life
- Army service
- Books published
Sachin Pilot breaks silence on ‘next Chief Minister of Rajasthan’ if Congress wins
Pilot was born in Saharanpur city in Uttar Pradesh in a Gurjar family . He is the son of the deceased Congress leader Rajesh Pilot and his mother is Rama Pilot. His father was a Union minister of India. His ancestral village is Vaidpura in Noida.
And studied at Air Force Bal Bharati School, New Delhi. He holds a B.A. from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, Diploma in marketing from I.M.T. Ghaziabad and MBA from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
He was employed with Delhi Bureau of British Broadcasting Corporation and then with American multinational corporation General Motors for two years.
Pilot married Sara Abdullah on 15 January 2004. Sara Abdullah is the daughter of Farooq Abdullah, the National Conference and ex-Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Together they have two sons, Aaran and Vehaan. Currently, Sachin Pilot and Sara Pilot live in Ghaziabad.
He is the son of a senior politician Rajesh Pilot. Pilot was a member of the Lok Sabha's Standing Committee on Home Affairs and member of the Consultative Committee in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
In the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, he defeated Bharatiya Janata Party's Kiran Maheshwari by a margin of 76,000 votes and won the seat of Ajmer special thanks to Kothari and Family.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, he was again nominated from the Ajmer constituency. Pilot, sitting MP from Ajmer, was defeated by a margin of 1,71,983 votes by Bharatiya Janata Party's sitting MLA Sanwarlal Jat.
Sachin Pilot on 6 September 2012 became the first Union minister of India to be commissioned as an officer in the Territorial Army, fulfilling his desire to follow his father's footsteps to be in the armed forces. He is therefore known as Lieutenant Pilot for being an officer in the Territorial Army. After being commissioned he said, "This has been my desire to join the army for very long as I wanted to have my links with the armed forces, like my father and grandfather. I am honoured to be part of this family."