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Kapil Sibal Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 10, 2019

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Short Biography

Kapil Sibal was born on 08-08-1948 in Jalandhar in the state of Punjab, India. He is an Indian Politician, Lawyer, Writer and Author who belong to INC (Indian National Congress) who has served as Ministry of various departments like Science and Technology, Human Resource Department, Communication and IT Department, Law and Justice Department. 

Kapil Sibal Complete Bio & Career

Kapil Sibal completed his school level education from St. John's High School, Chandigarh. He then enrolled at the ST. Stephens College in Delhi and obtained his Law degree from there. After which he obtained his postgraduate degree in history. He joined the bar association in the year 1970. In 1973, he qualified for IAS (Indian Administrative Services) but decided to set up his own practice. He went to Harvard for doing post graduation in Law and obtained his LLM degree from there. 
His foray into politics started after he joined Bar association in the year 1970. He qualified as a senior lawyer in the year 1983. He was nominated for Rajya Sabha in 1998 and that is how he became an MP for the first time in his political career. He served as the Secretary of Congress Parliamentary Party from 2000 to 2002. He after completion of his term in Rajya Sabha contested for Lok Sabha elections and became a Lok Sabha MP in 2004. He defended his constituency in 2009 general elections. He handled the Ministry of Secretary of Congress Parliamentary Party & Ministry of Law & Justice in Manmohan Singh’s cabinet. 
While serving as the education minister, he successfully introduced the CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) system in class 9th and 10th. He also made some changes in IIT Joint Entrance Examination pattern. He also led to the creation of a new IIT in Muddenahalli and Patna. He is also the first Indian Parliamentarian who visited Antartica.   
Besides an illustrious political career, he is also an author and has published various poems. 

Kapil Sibal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to an Advocate Hira Lall Sibal (H L Sibal) & Kailash Rani Sibal. He has an elder brother Kanwal Sibal who is an Indian Diplomat and a sister named Asha Nanda. He was married to an Indian Diplomat Nina Sibal from 1973 until her death in 2000. Together they had two sons named Akhil Sibal and Amit Sibal. After the death of 5 years of his 1st wife, in 2005, he married again to Promila Sibal.

Brother Kanwal Sibal
Father Hira Lall Sibal

Life's Important Dates Of Kapil Sibal

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Jalandhar
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Jalandhar , Punjab, India
School St. John's High School, Chandigarh
College St. Stephen's College, Delhi
Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi
Harvard Law School, United States
Qualification L. L. B. (Bachelor of Laws)
M. A. in History
L. L. M. (Master of Laws)
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music
Marital Status Married
Best Friends N/A
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Film Director Mani Ratnam
Favorite Place Dubai, Switzerland
Favorite Food Homemade Healthy Food

Kapil Sibal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

74 years, 0month, 8 days old age Kapil Sibal will turn 75 on 08 August, 2023. Only 11 months, 22 days, 18 hours,57 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Kapil Sibal has celebrated the total number of 74 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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