Sanjay Jha is an Indian politician and representative of Indian National Congress (INC). He is best known as a spokesperson of Congress and used to participate in TV debates and panel discussions. He also held the position as President of All India Professionals Congress, Maharashtra.
Sanjay Jha Age
Politician Sanjay Jha was born in 1961 (age 59 years as in 2020). He belongs to the family of Bihar, India.
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Sanjay Jha is a politician and spokesperson of Indian political party INC (Indian National Congress). He was born and brought up into the well-settled family of Maharashtra, India. He attended the Mount Carmel School of Bhagalpur and The Bishop’s School of Pune. After schooling, he did graduation in economics from Fergusson College of Pune. Sanjay Jha also did post-graduation in economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics. Furthermore, he also earned a degree of MBA in HR from XLRI Jamshedpur. Moreover, he has done a PhD in Economics from Patna University.
Family, Caste & Religion
Sanjay Jha was born and raised into the well-settled family of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Not much known about his parents or their profession. Sanjay spent most of his childhood with his family in Mumbai.
Politician Sanjay Jha follows Hinduism and holds Indian nationality. In addition, he is a brahmin by caste.
Marriage, Wife & Children
Sanjay Jha is married and his wife’s name is Pallavi Jha. His wife is an entrepreneur. He has two children and both are daughters. One of his daughter’s name is Mohini.
Height (approx): 5′ 6″ Feet Inches
Weight (approx): 65 Kg
Hair Colour: White
Eye Colour: Black
Sanjay Jha is a well-educated person and he started off his career as an MBA professional with Bharat Petroleum. In 1993, he joined the company Alliance Capital as a Vice President and worked for the departments of mutual funds, debt and equity, product planning, and advertising.
After two years, Sanjay joined the ITC Threadneedle plc in 1996. His major work at that company is launching a joint venture mutual fund company between ITC Ltd and BAT plc. London. He left the company after a year.
Next, Sanjay Jha founded a CricketNext.Com which is now a part of Network 18 Media Group and has less than 1000 Alexa rank. It is one of the most recognized work-experience for him.
Along with the corporate world, Sanjay Jha turned himself as a mentor and business coach. Moreover, he is a part of the world-famous “Dale Carnegie Training India.” As being one of the most senior leaders of Dale Carnegie, he has conducted the events globally including New York, Los Angeles, Washington, Mexico, Toronto and many more.
Sanjay Jha has also helped many corporate giants of globally including Axis Bank, IBM, Oracle, City Bank, British Gas, Crompton, NHRD, Bharat Petroleum and Apple. Moreover, he also has addressed many colleges and business schools for the upcoming youth of India and
Along with a successful corporate career, Sanjay Jha is a writing enthusiast and philosopher too. As a writer, he has written two noted anthology, “11—Triumphs, Trials and Turbulence in Indian cricket” He also wrote two cricket quiz books and collection of poems.
Sanjay Jha also authored a book titled “The Superstar Syndrome (The Making of Champion).” The book is all about leadership and is co-authored by Dr Myra White who is a professor at Harvard Medical School.
Sanjay Jha also got his interest in Indian politics and joined the INC (Indian National Congress) as a spokesperson in 2013. He used to speak on behalf of the party at various news panels and debate.
He is also a president of All India Professionals Congress Maharashtra.
- In 2014, Sanjay made a controversial tweet with claiming, Subramanian Swamy is a CIA Agent. In reply, Swami gave a legal notice to him and sued him for INR 3 Crore. Later, he gave an official apology.
- He also got trolled for stating an Atal Bihar Vajpayee as Weakest Prime Minister of India.
- In 2017, Sanjay Jha shared photoshopped photos of BJP leaders on the social handle and later apologized.
- Sanjay got trolled for his statement on Narendra Modi that, “he has a white hair. But he sounds more like a blonde.”
- In July 2020, Sanjay Jha got suspended from the Congress Party after his “anti-party activities and breach of discipline.” This action is taken after he tweeted a message in support of the ex-deputy chief minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot.
Facts of Sanjay Jha
Does Sanjay smoke?: No
Does Sanjay drinks alcohol?: Not Known
His major hobbies are reading and writing.
Sanjay is a very foodie person and has shared several photos of different dishes on his Instagram. His favourite foods are ice-cream and cake.
Sanjay is very good at multiple languages including Hindi, English and Marathi.
He loves to play and watch sports. In addition, his most favourite sports are Cricket and Tennis.
Sanjay has done Ph.D in economics from the University of Patna.
He is an avid dog lover.
Sanjay is one of the top influencer on the social media like Twitter.
He remains active on the different social media like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. His official Twitter is “@JhaSanjay“
Note: some of the incorrect details are updated by trusted source on 14th August 2020.