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Captain Abhimanyu is a Cabinet Minister, in the first ever government of Bharatiya Janata Party, in the State of  Haryana. He is holding 8 portfolios including Finance, Excise and Taxation, Revenue and Law and Legislature.  He is a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Narnaund constituency in Hisar district. Born on 18thDecember to Mrs. Parmeshwari Devi and Mr. Mitter Sen Sindhu, in Khanda Kheri village of Hisar district. His father was a  renowned  industrialist and a respected philanthropist who founded social  institutions like Sindhu Education Foundation and Param Mitter Manav Nirman Sansthan.

His academic qualifications include Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of  Laws, Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication and Executive Management Programme from Harvard Business School, Boston, U.S.A. He served as Captain in the Indian Army for five years, where he got decorated with Special Services Medal.

In the year 1994, he was selected in the most coveted  All India Civil Services Exams. However, he chose not to join, so as to pursue business, philanthropy and social service. He is a modern voice of  socio- economic reforms and aims to direct his actions to give clean governance, transparency, accountability & equal opportunities for growth of all to raise the standard of living of common man. He is a protagonist of the optimal  use of resources of the State for the benefit of all sections of society without any discrimination and also to uplift the life of rural population. He always engages himself to solve the problems of agrarian economy, farmers and marginal workers.

He gives special attention to the emancipation of women and committed to introduce new schemes to give them equal opportunities and  rights, because  he feels that empowered woman is the foundation for setting up a new modern civil society bereft of all social evils. He is a strong believer  in supporting innovations, startups, entrepreneurship by the state so that these can act as catalyst in economic growth leading to employment generation. He has initiated many legislative  and executive reforms to enable  good governance and development in the state by ensuring transparency and accountability in the system. The new Excise Policy, presentation of very balanced and growth oriented budget, largest ever disaster  relief  compensation, online filing of VAT returns, online availability of  C-Form and the new Industrial Policy of  Haryana are few of the many achievements to his credit..

Capt Abhimanyu has also helped in establishing Gurukuls in various regions of Orissa, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Chhattisgarh – through his family supported organizations Param Mitra Manav Nirman Sansthan and Sindhu Education Foundation. The organizations particularly promote girl’s education and provide help to children of weaker sections by giving them scholarships free books and uniforms.

He has been the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hari Bhoomi, a Hindi morning Daily which has taken great leaps in Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and parts of Delhi and Odisha. He is also a sports enthusiast who enjoys biking and horse riding. He is also the President of Haryana Archery Association.

He is a mild-mannered man of letters and avid reader of classic genre. His favourite books are Ernest Hemingway’s ‘Old Man and The Sea’ and George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ and he religiously reads Gita every day.