Meira Kumar | Family Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Weight, Wedding, Husband, Wiki, Scandal & More
Born: March 31, 1945 (age 72), Patna, India
Spouse(s): Manjul Kumar
Party: Indian National Congress
Education: Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ Public School, MORE
Parents: Jagjivan Ram, Indrani Devi
Siblings: Suresh Kumar
Meira Kumar is an Indian politician and five-time Member of Parliament who was the United Progressive Alliance nominee for President of India in the 2017 election. She was elected unopposed as the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha and served from 2009 to 2014. Prior to being a member of the 15th Lok Sabha, she had been elected earlier to the 8th, 11th, 12th and 14th Lok Sabha. She served as a Cabinet Minister in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment of Manmohan Singh’s Congress led Government (2004–2009).
Kumar was the joint presidential candidate by the leading opposition parties for 2017 presidential election and lost the election to the NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind, but made a record for obtaining the most number of votes ever by a losing candidate(3,67,314 Electoral votes).. She is also a lawyer and a former diplomat.
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