is an Indian politician
from the Nationalist Congress Party
and currently a Member of Parliament
(MP) in the 15th Lok Sabha
(India's house of elected representatives). She is the daughter of the President of the Nationalist Congress Party, Sharad Pawar
. In 2009, she contested the elections for the Baramati
Lok Sabha constituency and won. This constituency was previously represented by her father. She was a Member of Parliament
, representing Maharashtra
in the Rajya Sabha
Born to Sharad and Pratibha Sharadchandra Pawar on 30 June 1969 at Pune, she was educated at Jai Hind College
, earning a B.Sc.
degree. She married Sadanand Bhalchandra Sule on 4 March 1992. She has One son and one daughter.
She was elected to the Rajya Sabha
in the September 2006 intake from Maharashtra . and is a trustee of the Nehru Centre
Supriya's husband was an IT consultant to multinationals, and after they married they moved to California where she studied water pollution at UC Berkley. After subsequent postings in Indonesia and Singapore, She came home to Mumbai.
In March 2009, prior to the Indian general elections
, Supriya Sule declared assets worth Rs 52.73 crore
: Rs 15.79 crore
in her own name, Rs 35.78 crore
in name of her husband Sadanand, and Rs. 1.16 crore
in name of her two children.
In April 2010, Supriya Sule M.P of National Congress Party denied allegations of her family's financial links to IPL (India's largest... Read More