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Captain Abhimanyu Biography

Captain Abhimanyu

Captain Abhimanyu

NameCaptain Abhimanyu
[Abhimanyu Singh Sindhu]
DOB Dec 18, 1967
Place of Birth Rohtak
ParentsShri Mitter Sen Sindhu
Political Party BJP
Religion Hindu
EducationLLB, Post Graduate( Mass Communication)
Alma materHarvard Business School, Maharishi Dayanand University, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology
Profession before joining politics Indian Army soldier, Journalist, Social Reformer
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse Name Dr. Ekta Sindhu
Children one daughter and two sons
Positions heldMinister in the Government of Haryana Since 26 October 2014

About Captain Abhimanyu

Captain Abhimanyu Sindhu is a young and dynamic leader from Haryana, well known for his deep understanding of agrarian economy of Northern India and real life issues at grassroots level. Years of first hand experience in dealing with organisational activities give him mileage. His importance in Haryana politics increased exponentially when BJP President Amit Shah hinted at Captain Abhimanyu as his party's choice for the post of Haryana Chief Minister. Shah also said that Abhimanyu was sent to Haryana from Delhi to lead from the front for bringing about a change in governance. 

Captain Abhimanyu's Early Life

Abhimanyu Singh Sindhu, or Manyu to people close to him, was born on December 18, 1967 to a Hindu Jat family in Hisar district’s Khanda Kheri village. He is the son of Chaudhary Mitter Sen Sindhu and Parmeshwari Devi. Abhimanyu lives in a joint family having three sisters and six brothers. He did his schooling as well as college education from Rohtak. Sindhu is married to Dr Ekta and the couple is blessed with two sons and one daughter.

Captain Abhimanyu Sindhu is a well educated person who has several degrees to his credit including Bachelor of Commerce (1986), LLB (2005), and Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication (2007). He is pursuing a 3-year Owner's/President Management Program from Harvard Business School (2013-2016).

His professional career is spread over 27 years. During these years, he has explored the fields of education, business, defence services, journalism, sports administration, social activism, and finally political activism. He gave six years of his life to Indian Army and then qualified Civil Services examination in the year 1994 but instead he chose to pursue philanthropic and social service work. He has also had a successful business career (He served as an Executive Director at Sindhu Trade Links Limited) but he renounced it to become a full time BJP worker in 2003. He has also been the founding proprietor and Editor-in-chief of the Hindi daily Hari Bhoomi.

Political Career of Captain Abhimanyu

In the political circles, he is known among those few pragmatic and progressive leaders who believe in positive outlook. He is well known for his eloquence in both Chaupal as well as popular social media sites. During the 16 years of his political career, he has tried to endear himself to urban as well as rural masses.

In the years 2005 and 2010, he became Haryana BJP’s General Secretary. Abhimanyu was latter elevated to the post of National Secretary. Some of the innovative campaigns conceptualised as well as steered by Abhimanyu include Jhajjar Vijay Sankalp Rally, Save Democracy Rally, Bijli Khoj Rally, Ram Sethu Movement, Vijay Sankalp Yatra, Jal Adhikar Rally, and Deenbandhu Prerna Rally. It is these rallies during 2007-2009 that catapulted him to the national level.

His political career got a shot in the arm in the year 2004 when BJP selected him to contest against the then President of Haryana Pradesh Congress committee, Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Rohtak Parliamentary constituency. He not only secured 1,73,800 votes but also came second.

The following year, Bhupinder Singh Hooda became Chief Minister of Haryana and the Rohtak Lok Sabha seat became vacant. Captain Abhimanyu again became BJP’s candidate in the bypoll election and this time too he gave a good fight to Congress’s Deepender Singh Hooda, son of the then CM. In 2005 Abhimanyu became Haryana BJP’s General Secretary and also contested Assembly election from Narnaund but lost. In 2009, he contested both Assembly (Narnaund) and Parliamentary (Rohtak) seats but came second. He also managed important election duties in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh in 2012. The youth leader became National Spokesperson of BJP in 2013. During upcoming Assembly election of 2014, Capt. Abhimanyu Singh Sindhu will contest from Narnaund constituency.

Last Updated on June 12, 2020

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