Ajay Maken, is a well know Indian Politician and who is the prominent member of the Indian National Congress (INC) party. He has served in many higher posts, in Government of India and was also a member of Delhi State Assembly and Lok Sabha, representing the New Delhi Constituency. To start with, his family members are also well-known freedom fighter and political leaders. His grandfather and great grandfather were both a freedom fighter, including them, his uncles were into politics, as well. Ajay Maken, became active in politics, after the assassination of his uncle, ‘Lalit Maken’, along with his wife.
In the year 1985, he made his debut in the political career, after the demise of his uncle, ‘Lalit Maken’ and his wife. At that time, he was pursuing B.Sc Chemistry (Hons) from Delhi University and when he was in the final year, he was made the President of Delhi University Student’s Union. Following this, he followed in his uncle’s footsteps and was made the President of ‘Delhi Transport Corporation Trade Union’.
He has also served as one of the member of the ‘Delhi Legislative Assembly’, for three terms. Initially, he was elected in the year 1993 and later in 1998 and 2003, as well. In 1993, he was also made the General secretary of the Delhi Congress Committee. In 1997, he served as the General Secretary of Indian Youth Congress and in 1999, he was made the Parliamentary Secretary to that time CM, ‘Mrs. Sheila Dikshit’. In 2003, he became the youngest speaker of the Legislative assembly. He was also elected as Lok Sabha member, in 2004.
Recently, after the loss in the MCD elections, Ajay Maken has resigned from the post of Congress Chief, after the party has lost in the election and many colleagues are showing open dissatisfaction.
Net Worth: INR 12.34 crore (approx)
- Name: Ajay Maken
- Nick Name: Ajay
- Profession: Indian Politician
- Date of Birth: January 12, 1964
- Age: 53 years
- Zodiac: Capricorn
- Schooling: St.Xavier’s School, Delhi
- College: Delhi University
- Qualification: B.Sc in Chemistry
- Father: C.P. Maken
- Mother: Santosh Maken
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Radhika Maken
- Children: Aujaswi Maken, Aarushi Maken, Ahana Maken