Veteran Congress leader and former Deputy CM of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot has separated from his wife Sara Pilot. Pilot has disclosed this today in the affidavit given along with the nomination papers. However, it has not been revealed as to when the divorce took place between the two. But this is the first time it has come to light publicly that the two have separated. In his affidavit, the pilot has written 'divorced' against the column containing his wife's name. Sachin and Sara have two children. Sachin has both the children. This has also been disclosed in the affidavit.
According to the information, Sachin Pilot and Sara got married about 19 years ago on January 15, 2004. Sara is the daughter of former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and senior National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah. It is said that Abdullah was against this marriage, while the pilot's family was also unhappy with this relationship. Sachin was successful in convincing his family for this relationship but Sara could not do so. Therefore Farooq Abdullah did not attend this marriage. Sara is educated in London. Both of them were married at the Delhi residence of the then Dausa MP and Sachin's mother Rama Pilot.
The news of divorce has become public for the first time
Although it is being said that news of divorce between Sachin and Sara surfaced many times, but it was never confirmed. No one even had a clue about the divorce. It is not yet known when the divorce took place between the two. The matter of divorce has become public for the first time through the affidavit filed by Sachin Pilot during his nomination from Tonk assembly seat on Tuesday.
Sachin took over his father's political legacy
Sachin Pilot also contested his first Lok Sabha election from Dausa. After winning the elections from Dausa, he reached Parliament for the first time. Later, Pilot became a minister in the Central Government at a very young age. Pilot is the person who handled the political legacy of his father Rajesh Pilot very well. Sachin rose rapidly in politics and became popular in the Congress party. Pilot has also been the President of Rajasthan Congress for about seven years. Congress returned to power for the last time during his presidency.