Sandeep Dikshit (born 15 August 1964) is an Indian politician, development manager and educator. He is the son of former Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit. He was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the East Delhi constituency of Delhi and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.
|Member of Parliament|
for East Delhi
May 2004 – May 2014
|Preceded by||Lal Bihari Tiwari|
|Succeeded by||Maheish Girri|
|Born||15 August 1964|
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Children||1 daughter, Yamini|
|As of 16 September, 2006|
Source: [Loksabha profile, Parliament of India]
Sandeep Dikshit was born to Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Vinod Dikshit, an IAS officer from the Uttar Pradesh cadre. His grandfather Uma Shankar Dikshit was a part of the freedom struggle for 30 years who was closely associated with Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
He attended St. Joseph's Boys' High School, Bangalore and Modern School, New Delhi, and holds a master's degree in History from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He received his Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management in 1989 at the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA).
Sandeep Dikshit headed a social development group, SANKET, which pioneered the first sub-national Human Development Report in the world in 1996. Sandeep has worked on rural development and human development issues for the last 15 years in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Sandeep Dikshit represented the East Delhi Parliamentary constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha.
|2004 – 9||Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
|2009 – 14||Elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
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Lal Bihari Tiwari
| Member of Parliament
for East Delhi
2004 – 2014