Captain Abhimanyu born on 18 December 1967 is an Indian politician. He is cabinet minister with independent charge of eight departments in the Government of Haryana state in India in the first-ever government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Haryana.
He is a politician, decorated Indian Army soldier, award-winning newspaper editor, entrepreneur, educationist and philanthropist. Currently (19 October 2014), he is BJP’s Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in Legislative Assembly of Haryana from Narnaund in Hisar district.
He served in the Indian Army for six years where he was decorated with Special Services Medal. He was then selected for the Civil Services of India (ICS) but chose not to join in favour of philanthropic and social service work.
Before entering politics, Sindhu was a successful self-made entrepreneur as the founder-owner, director and chairman of several companies covering business empire across India in coal mining, power generation, transport, finance & share broking, education, media and newspaper. Among the businesses that he started is Hari Bhoomi, a Hindi-language newspaper of which he remains editor-in-chief.
As a trustee and/or chairman of various family-owned not-for-profit foundation, such as Param Mitra Manav Nirman Sansthan and Indus Group of Institutions of Sindhu Education Foundation, which owns more than dozen private colleges and schools in Haryana and Chhattisgarh, he undertakes charitable and social work e.g. scholarships, free books, free medical camps and mass weddings for poor.
Sindhu holds or has held several prominent BJP party positions including as National Spokesperson, National General Secretary, General Secretary in Haryana, in-charge of Punjab state, and co-in-charge of the state of Uttar Pradesh campaign during the Indian General Election, 2014.
In 2014, he won the election for the position of Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) as the BJP candidate from Narnaund in Haryana Vidhan Sabha constituency.
He is also involved in the promotion of archery as a sport.
Narnaund is an emerging city on Hansi–Chandigarh highway, a municipal committee and Narnaund (Vidhan Sabha constituency), in Hisar district in the Indian state of Haryana. The city Hansi is approximately 22 km away and another city Jind is 25 km. Narnaund is famous for its ‘Main Bazar’ as people from adjacent villages used to go there for purchases. The market has now developed to outer regions of the city also. Narnaund has famous Devraj-Mandir where people flock in large numbers on Ekadashi.