Harish Rawat Age, Political Journey, Biography & More

Harish Rawat

Real NameHarish Chandra Singh Rawat
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Politician
PartyIndian National Congress
Political Journey • Harish started politics from his village, He had been the member of the Indian Youth Congress until 1980.
• He was elected to 7th Lok Sabha after defeating BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi from Almora parliamentary constituency in 1980.
• In 2000, he was unanimously elected as President of Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC).
• In 2002, He was elected to Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Parliament.
• In February 2014, Rawat took the oath of office as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand when Vijay Bahuguna resigned.
Physical Stats & More
Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 167 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 April 1948 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024)76 Years
Birth PlaceMohanari, Almora, United Provinces, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownMohanari, Almora, United Provinces, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeLucknow University
Educational QualificationsB.A. and L.L.B
FamilyFather- Rajendra Singh Rawat
Mother- Devki Devi
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
AddressChief Minister Secretariat (4 Subash Road, Uttarakhand Secretariat, Fourth Floor New Building, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001)
ControversiesIn Uttarakhand Political Crisis in 2016. A video has been released by a private news channel (Samachar Plus). The sting video claims that Harish Rawat gave Rs 25 lakh each to 12 MLAs. The sting video allegedly shows Congress MLA Madan Singh Bisht talking about the money deal involving Harish Rawat.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeRenuka Rawat
Harish Rawat with his Wife
ChildrenSon- Anand Rawat
Anand Rawat
Daughters- Anupama Rawat,
Anupama Rawat
Arti Rawat
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth (approx.)5.5 Crore INR

Harish Rawat

Some Lesser Known Facts About Harish Rawat

  • Does Harish Rawat smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Harish Rawat drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Harish Rawat was born in the Rajput family in 1948.
  • Rawat served as Union Minister of Water Resources in the cabinet of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from 2012 to 2014.
  • He has also handled the portfolio of Minister of State at the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (2011-2012) and Ministry of Labour and Employment(2009-2011).
  • Harish Rawat was in controversy when sting video allegedly shows Congress MLA Madan Singh Bisht talking about the money deal involving Harish Rawat.