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With election season at its peak, we get you some of the hot-shot political figures who have studied at Delhi University.

india Updated: Apr 27, 2009 17:06 IST
Namya Sinha
Namya Sinha
Hindustan Times

Sachin Pilot
A member of the Congress party, Sachin Pilot completed his BA (Honours) from St. Stephen’s, where he was also the captain of the shooting team.

Rahul Gandhi
He too was a student of St. Stephen’s College, too. He got admission on sports quota. However, Rahul did not complete his course here.

Arun Jaitley
Graduated in commerce from Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) in 1973. He studied law from Faculty of Law, Delhi University. He was a member of ABVP during his student days.

Jitin Prasada
This Congress candidate did his B. Com (Hons.) from SRCC, too.

Sheila Dikshit
Delhi’s Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit graduated in History from Miranda House. She met her husband in the DU special bus.

Vijay Goel
A product of SRCC, Vijay Goel was a NCC cadet, NSS volunteer and an ABVP worker before he became DUSU president. He was also the captain of SRCC’s kho kho team.

Navin Jindal
He graduated in B. Com (Hons.) from Hansraj College.

Ajay Maken
He started his political career by becoming the DUSU president (he was a member of NSUI) in the year 1985.

Kapil Sibal
He graduated from
St. Stephen’s College, where he majored in History.
Brinda Karat
This Rajya Sabha MP pursued History (Honours) from the all-girls Miranda House.

First Published: Apr 27, 2009 17:03 IST