11, Apr 2021
Lalu Prasad Yadav is an Indian politician. He is the president of the political party Rashtriya Janata Dal, a former Chief Minister of Bihar, a former Union Minister of Railways, and a former Member of Parliament of the 15th Lok Sabha.
|Real Name||Lalu Prasad Yadav|
|Party||Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD, 1977)
|Political Journey||1977: Elected to the 6th Lok Sabha at the age of 29
1980-1989: Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly.
1989: Leader of Opposition in Bihar Legislative Assembly, Convener of Public Undertakings Committee, Chairman of the Pustakalaya Committee and elected in the 9th Lok Sabha
1990-1995: Member of the Bihar Legislative Council.
1990-1997: Chief Minister of Bihar.
1995-1998: Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly.
1996: Exposed for his fodder scam.
1997: Formed Rashtriya Janata Dal.
1998: Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha.
1998-1999: Committee of Home Affairs, General Purpose, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
2004: Re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha and appointed as the Railways Minister.
2009: Re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha.
2013: Sentenced 5 years in jail for his involvement in fodder scam and was disqualified from Lok Sabha.
|Biggest Rival||Narendra Modi|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 37 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|Date of Birth||11 June 1948|
|Age (as in 2020)||72 Years|
|Birth Place||Phulwaria, Gopalganj, Bihar, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Phulwaria, Gopalganj, Bihar, India|
|College||B. N. College, Patna University, Patna, Bihar|
|Debut||Elected in the 6th Lok Sabha (1977)|
|Family||Father- Kundan Rai
Mother- Marachhiya Devi
|Address||208 Kautilya Nagar, M.P. Mla Colony, Post Office Bihar Veterinary College, P.s- Patna Air Port, District- Patna|
|Hobbies||Cooking, folk music, rural dance and reading books of famous people|
|Controversies||• He has been convicted by the special CBI court and later arrested in the "Fodder Scam" of 1996, which involved an amount of 9.50 billion (INR).
• In 2004, he accused BJP's leader L.K.Advani in conspiring the death of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and even called him an "international absconder."
• He was criticized for using Osama bin Laden’s look-alike during his campaigning to get Muslim votes in the 2005 Bihar elections.
• In 1998, a case was filed against him and his wife for their disproportionate assets against income.
• On 6 January 2018, he was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail by the CBI court for fraudulent withdrawal from Deoghar treasury between 1990 and 1994 as Bihar's chief minister.
|Favourite Food||Litti-chokka, Sattu|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Rabri Devi (Politician)
|Children||Daughters- Misha Bharti, Rohini Acharya, Chanda, Ragini, Dhannu, Hema and Lakshmi
Sons- Tej Pratap Yadav, Tejasvi Yadav
|Net Worth||INR 2 Crore|