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Lalu Prasad Yadav Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Bio
Real NameLalu Prasad Yadav
NicknameLalu
ProfessionPolitician
PartyRashtriya Janata Dal (RJD, 1977)
Lalu's RJD Party  Flag
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 RivalNarendra Modi (Prime Minister of India)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 37 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 June 1948
Age (as in 2017)69 Years
Birth PlacePhulwaria, Gopalganj, Bihar, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownPhulwaria, Gopalganj, Bihar, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeB. N. College, Patna University, Patna, Bihar
Educational QualificationsB.A. and LL.B.
DebutElected in the 6th Lok Sabha (1977)
FamilyFather- Kundan Rai
Mother- Marachhiya Devi
Brothers- 5
Sisters- N/A
ReligionHindu
AddressPatna, Bihar
HobbiesCooking, 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."
• 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.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodLitti-chokka and sattu
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsN/A
WifeRabri Devi (Politician)
Lalu Prasad Yadav with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- Misha Bharti, Rohini Acharya, Chanda, Ragini, Dhannu, Hema and Lakshmi
Son- Tej Pratap and Tejasvi
Lalu Prasad Yadav with his family
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth2 Crore (INR)

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Some lesser known facts about Lalu Prasad Yadav

  • Does Lalu Prasad Yadav smoke?: No
  • Does Lalu Prasad Yadav drink alcohol?: No
  • Lalu doesn’t know his real date of birth and uses the dates given in his educational documents i.e. June 11, 1948.
  • His first job was of a clerk in Bihar Veterinary College, Patna.
  • He became the chief minister of Bihar in 1990.
  • In 1977,  he formed a new party called “Rashtriya Janata Dal” after separationg from the Janata Dal.
  • In 1996, his Fodder Scam was exposed in which an amount of  9.50 billion (INR) was involved. After which, he resigned from Chief Minister’s post and with some other officials were convicted in the case.
  • In 1970, when he was aged 22, he entered into politics by becoming the General Secretary of Patna University Students Union.
  •  His eldest daughter, Misa was named after Maintenance of Internal Security Act, after he and many other people were thrown into jails during Emergency.
  • In 1977,  he won a Lok Sabha seat and became one of the youngest member parliament, at the age of 29.
  • Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt once said that he deserves to be the prime minister of India.
  • In 2004, he made a guest appearance in a film called “Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav.”
  • His son Tejasvi Yadav is a medium-pace bowler and had played for Jharkhand in domestic cricket.
  • His son, Tejasvi also became part Delhi Daredevils squad in Indian Premier League 5  in 2012.
  • One he  held court under a tree and also held a cabinet meeting on the lines of a village chaupal, on a cement platform under open.
  • After Bhagalpur riots in 1989, he grabbed the trust of Muslims who were once a vote bank for Congress.
  • During the rallies of 2005 Bihar elections, he was accompanied by a person who looked like Osama Bin Laden, and did anti-U.S speeches to get Muslim votes.
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