Raghav Chadha

Raghav Chadha
Born/Date of Birthday: 11 November 1988
Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Nationality: Indian
Political party: Aam Aadmi Party
Education: University of Delhi, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, London School of Economics and Political Science
Profession: Chartered Accountant
Known for: Spokespersons of AAP

Raghav Chadha (born 11 November 1988) is an Indian politician and member of the Aam Aadmi Party. He is the Vice Chairman of the Delhi Jal Board and an MLA from the Rajendra Nagar assembly constituency in Delhi. Raghav Chaddha has been nominated as a member of Rajya Sabha from Punjab after his party won 92 out of 117 seats in Punjab Legislative Assembly elections held in march 2022. He is also a practising chartered accountant.

Early life and career
Born on 11 November 1988 and raised in New Delhi, Chadha received his school education from the capital city's Modern School, Barakhamba Road and graduated from University of Delhi (DU). He then pursued Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India, post which he went to the ‘London School of Economics’ for a certification course of EMBA. In his early career he worked with accountancy firms including Deloitte,Shyam Malpani,and Grant Thornton .

Politics
When AAP won the 2015 Delhi Legislative Assembly election with a majority, Chadha at the age of 26 was appointed as AAP's national treasurer. In April 2018, the then Union Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh, terminated his appointment as an advisor to Sisodia along with 9 other advisors.

In 2019, he contested from the South Delhi Parliamentary Constituency in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He lost in the elections to the BJP candidate, Ramesh Bidhuri and came second.

MLA in Delhi Assembly
In February 2020, he contested from the Rajendra Nagar in 2020 Delhi Legislative Assembly election and won against BJP's candidate RP Singh. Following the elections, he was appointed as vice-chairman of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and assigned the water portfolio in the Delhi Government.

MP in Rajya Sabha
As a leader of AAP he was appointed AAP Punjab co-in-charge for the Punjab Legislative Assembly election On 21st March 2022 it was announced that Delhi MLA Raghav Chadha along with four others were nominated by AAP for a six year term in Rajya Sabha starting 2022.


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