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Sushma Swaraj's daughter takes political plunge. Who is Bansuri Swaraj?

By, New Delhi
Mar 26, 2023 09:42 PM IST

Bansuri Swaraj entered into active politics as she has been appointed as co-convener of the legal cell of the Delhi BJP.

Bansuri Swaraj, the daughter of late Sushma Swaraj, entered into active politics as she has been appointed as co-convener of the legal cell of the Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party.

Bansuri Swaraj with LK Advani. (File photo)
Bansuri Swaraj with LK Advani. (File photo)

Delhi BJP chief Virendra Sachdeva, in his first appointment in the state unit after taking over as full-time state president, appointed Swaraj as co-convener of the legal cell. In a letter issued on Friday, Sachdeva said Swaraj's appointment would come into force with immediate effect and hoped that she would strengthen the BJP.

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In a letter issued on Friday, Sachdeva said Swaraj's appointment would come into force with immediate effect and hoped that she would strengthen the BJP.

Swaraj thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP brass for her appointment.

"I am grateful to the Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi ji, Amit Shah ji, J P Nadda ji, B L Santhosh, Virendra Sachdeva, @BJP4Delh and @BJP4India for giving me this opportunity to serve the party as the state co-convenor of the Bharatiya Janata Party Delhi State Legal Cell," Swaraj tweeted on Sunday.

Who is Bansuri Swaraj?

  1. Bansuri Swaraj practices law in the Supreme Court.

2. Swaraj enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi in 2007 and has 16 years of experience in the legal profession, according to a statement from the Delhi BJP.

3. After her undergraduate studies from the University of Warwick with a BA (Hons) in English Literature, she went on to study Law at BPP Law School in London.

4. She qualified as a Barrister at Law and was called to the bar from the Inn of Inner Temple, London. Thereafter, she completed her Masters of Studies from St Catherine's College at the University of Oxford.

5. Swaraj said she has been helping the party in legal matters earlier as well. "It is just that I have been formally given an opportunity to serve the party more actively in the capacity as a legal department co-convener of the Delhi BJP," she told news agency PTI.

(With inputs from agencies)

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