Rohan Jaitley is an Indian attorney who practices law in the Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of Delhi. He is also the president of the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA). He is the son of Arun Jaitley, the former Finance Minister of India.
Rohan Jaitley was born on Tuesday, 31 January 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2023). His zodiac sign is Aquarius. Rohan completed his schooling at Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram. He then went on to pursue Amity University in 2006 followed by a Master of Law (LLM) from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Linkedin
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Rohan belongs to a Punjabi Hindu Brahmin family.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Arun Jaitley (deceased), was an Indian politician, lawyer, and member of the Bharatiya Janata Party who served as the Defence Minister of India from 13 March 2017 to 3 September 2017 and as the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Government of India from 2014 to 2019. He died of sarcoma on 24 August 2019 after battling cancer for many years. His mother, Sangeeta Jaitley, is the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir finance minister Girdhari Lal Dogra. Rohan has an elder sister, Sonali, who is also a lawyer. Sonali Jaitley is married to lawyer Jaiyesh Bakhshi.
Rohan Jaitley tied the knot with Meherunnisa Anand, daughter of Alka and Jaideep Anand in 2020. Their marriage ceremony was attended by famous people like Madhur Bhandarkar and Narendra Modi. Meherunnisa is also an attorney.
Rohan’s paternal grandparents are Maharaj Kishen Jaitley and Ratan Prabha Jaitley. Maharaj Kishen was a lawyer. Rohan is the great-grandson of Bhima Mal Shah and Shrimati Lajowati. Rohan’s maternal grandparents are Girdhari Lal Dogra and Shakuntala Dogra. Girdhari Lal was a former minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
In October 2020, Rohan was elected as the president of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA). He was re-appointed as the President of DDCA for the second time in October 2021. He defeated a senior lawyer named Vikas by receiving a total of 1,658 votes. Before being elected as the president of DDCA, Rohan practised law at the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court.
Allegation of Sexual Abuse
In February 2023 there was a complaint made against Rohan Jaitley. A woman named Jyotsna Sahani accused Rohan of sexually harassing her and wrote a complaint for the same to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). There also was a report on the YouTube Channel run by journalist Sakshi Joshi saying that money from DDCA funds was used to book the hotel rooms for the complainant. Jyotsna sent the email sharing details to Jay Shah, Roger Binny and NCA chief V. V. S Laxman. The complainant alleged that on the pretext of marriage, Rohan sexually harassed her and when she tried to end their relationship, Rohan and his wife threatened her. In the email, she wrote,
I went out of my way routine walk around my colony when two men came up to me and threatened me that if I tell anyone about my relationship with Rohan then I will never be able to show my face to anyone ever again. They further threatened me that next time if I eve coe in their way, they will throw acid on my face.” Nagpur Today
Rohan Jaitley faced another sexual abuse and rape allegation in July 2023. A Bengali-origin woman filed a complaint with the BCCI against Rohan on the grounds of sexual abuse and rape. The complainant was a model working in Mumbai. She accused Rohan of raping her in October 2022 at a hotel in South Mumbai. In her complaint, she wrote,
I am a professional model based out of Mumabi. I got in touch with Rohan Jaitley, president of DDCA through a friend. I wanted to be an Emcee during the IPL and shared my interest in the same with him. In October 2022, he called me to a hotel in South Mumbai where he was staying and promised me to get the Emcee job for teh IPL.”
- In 2014, a Punjab-based businessman, Jayjeev Singh Chadha, impersonated Rohan Jaitley to get VIP treatment and increase the credit limit up to Rs 7 Crores for his friend. Times of India
- Rohan enjoys partaking in adventure sports and scuba diving.