Manish Sisodia is an Indian politician who has been the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015. He also holds the Finance and Planning, Revenue, Services, Power, Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Technical Education, Administrative Reforms portfolios in the government of Delhi. Prior to being elected to the Legislative Assembly of Delhi in December 2013, Sisodia was a social activist and journalist as well as a member of the National Executive Committee of the Aam Aadmi Party.
The son of a teacher, Sisodia was born in Pilkhuwa in Hapur district Uttar Pradesh. He subsequently moved to Pilkhuva, 50 kilometres from Delhi where he commenced his career as a journalist after completing a diploma in journalism from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. From 1997 to 2005, Sisodia worked as a documentary film maker and a television newsreader.