Friday, June 7, 2013

Shrimant Jyotiraditya Scindia

Jyotiraditya Scindia was born to Madhavrao Scindia and Madhavi Raje Scindia. He was born on January 1st, 1971 in Mumbai. He did his schooling from the prestigious Doon School in India and then went off to do his graduation in United States in Harvard University and MBA from the Stanford University. At present, Jyotiraditya is the member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India representing the political party, Indian National Congress. He is also the Maharaja of the princely state of Gwalior and a scion of the Scindia royal family.


Royally his name will be called as "H.H. Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan, Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Jyotiraditya Rao Scindia, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior. b. at Bombay, 1stJanuary 1971, only son of H.H. Ali Jah, Umdat ul-Umara, Hisam us-Sultanat, Mukhtar ul-Mulk, Azim ul-Iqtidar, Rafi-us-Shan Wala Shikoh, Muhtasham-i-Dauran, Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Shrimant Madhav Rao III Scindia, Shrinath, Mansur-i-Zaman, Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Mua'zzama-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, Maharaja Scindia of Gwalior, by his wife, H.H. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Maharani Madhavi Raje Sahib Scindia "

After doing graduation, he interned with the UN Economic Development Cell and in fact had the distinction of being the only under-graduate intern there. After getting an MBA, he went on to work as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. He also did a course in car racing from the U.S. He is known to be one of the most focused and hard-working students at college and also one of the most dedicated workers at his workplace.

After his father, Madhavrao Scindia, died an untimely death in an unfortunate air crash, the seat in his political constituency fell vacant. Jyotir Aditya Scindia was the natural choice as he knew his constituency well He had campaigned for his father at a mere age of 13! In February 2002, he was elected to the Lok Sabha from his constituency Guna. He won with a margin of 450,000 votes! He was re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha when he won the elections in May 2004. In the elections of 2009, he successfully defeated the opposition in Shivpuri-Guna province.
He is married to Priyadarshini Raje Gaekwad Scindia of Baroda and has two children, Yuvraj Mahanaryaman Scindia (born in 1995) and Ananya Raje Scindia (born in 2002). He is known to be a sportsman-politician and is known to have encouraged Indian sports and get them international recognition. Since he has worked in a multi-national environment, he cannot see people sit idle and not work hard enough to get things done. Jyotiraditya Scindia is an avid sportsman himself and is often spotted at polo matches. He is the face of the future of India and with his efforts, the Indian politics will definitely touch new heights.
Right now Shrimant Jyotiraditya Scindia is serving as

  • Minister of State for Industries in Government of India.

  • President , Board of Member of Scindia School Gwalior Fort

  • Chairman , Board of Samrat Ashok Technical Institute (Vidisha )

  • Chairman, Maharaja Jiyaji Rao Scindia Educational Soc. 2001-2004

  • Member , Board Of Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya

  • Board Member of Delhi Golf Club

  • Board Member DLF Golf Course

  • Board Member , Classic Golf Course

  • Board Member , Delhi Gymkhana

  • Board Member , India International Center

  • Board Member , India Habitat Center

  • President , Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association

  • Board Member ,  disciplinary committee  of Board of control of cricket in India

Here are some of his election campaigns in which you can know him better





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