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August 12, 2015 01:50 PM
The Rajya Sabha faced repeated disruptions on Wednesday with a continued logjam over former IPL chief Lalit Modi controversy and the Vyapam case, fo..... Read More
August 07, 2015 10:16 AM
The Congress party on Thursday tore into the Narendra Modi government, saying its "arrogance of power reached its zenith" when it asked Ex..... Read More
July 30, 2015 05:57 PM
The Congress on Thursday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi reveal what he discussed on terrorism with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif..... Read More
July 27, 2015 05:39 PM
The terror attack in Punjab is a result of intelligence failure, Congress leader Anand Sharma said on Monday. "The terror attack is not only a ..... Read More
July 21, 2015 01:52 PM
The Congress on Tuesday raised the Lalit Modi controversy in the Rajya Sabha, demanding a discussion and suspending the scheduled business on the fi..... Read More

Who is Anand Sharma

Full Name Anand Sharma
Age 61
DOB Jan 05, 1953
Place of Birth Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Political Party INC
Religion Hindu
EducationB.A from R.P.C.S.D.B. College, Shimla, LL.B from faculty of law, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
Profession before joining politics Lawyer
Spouse name Zenobia Sharma
Children 2 sons
Important positions held
  • Oct. 2004 - Jan. 2006: Ministry of External Affairs
  • Jan 29 2006- 22 May 2009, Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs
  • 22 May 2009 appointed Minister of Commerce and Industry.
  • The Order of the Companion of Volta”, top Ghanaian civilian award on 10 November 2008 by President John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor.
  • Commander of the National Order of Merit”, the highest civilian award of Ivory Coast on 14 January 2009 by the President.
  • Special Award for his contribution in strengthening India-South Africa relations given by South African President Jacob Zuma.
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