Sarah Abdullah, who is the daughter of former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah met Sachin Pilot, son of late Rajesh Pilot while they were studying abroad. The duo fell in love and despite objections from the Abdullahs went ahead with their wedding in 2004.
Sachin and Sarah belonged to different religious backgrounds as Sachin was from a Hindu family while Sarah was a Kashmiri Muslim. The couple did not let the ideological and religious differences come in their way and the two went ahead with their wedding.
The duo have two sons Aaran and Vehaan.
In the General Elections of 2009 Pilot won the Ajmer Lok Sabha seat defeating Kiran Maheshwari.
He served as Union Minister of State, Communications and Information Technology(2009-2012) and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Corporate Affairs(2012-2014) under the Manmohan Singh government.
On December 11, 2018, the Chief of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee Tonk constituency in the State Assembly Elections defeating the BJP hope Yoonus Khan by more than 50000 votes.
Sachin Pilot was believed to be the strongest contender to become the 14th Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
Sara Pilot: yoga instructor
Sara is a trained instructor in Hatha and Vinyasa yoga and she offers beginners classes twice a week at a yoga school in south Delhi.
Rumours around Sara-Sachin’s relationship
In 2014, rumours about Sara and Sachin’s marital conflict because of Sachin’s alleged relations with one of his female friend were doing the rounds. Following which, the couple started living separately. Sara had been living in her father’s house in Delhi. These rumours came after Omar and Payal separated.