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Caste: Brahmin
Age: 59 Years
Hometown: Patna, Bihar

JP Nadda

Bio/Wiki
Full NameJagat Prakash Nadda
ProfessionPolitician
Famous ForBeing the National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Bharatiya Janata Party Flag
Political Journey• In 1993, he contested the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections from Bilaspur, and he was elected as an MLA.
• In 1998, he was re-elected from the Bilaspur Assembly Constituency as an MLA.
• In 1991, he was appointed as the National President of the "Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha."
• In 2007, he was elected as an MLA from the Bilaspur Assembly Constituency.
• In 2007, he was appointed as a Union Minister of Forest, Environment, Science and Technology.
• In 2012, he was appointed as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh.
• In June 2019, he was appointed as the National Working President of the BJP under Amit Shah.
• On 20 January 2020, he was appointed as the National President of the BJP.
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 December 1960 (Friday)
Age (as in 2019)59 Years
BirthplacePatna, Bihar
Zodiac signSagittarius
SignatureJP Nadda signature
NationalityIndian
HometownPatna, Bihar
SchoolSt.Xavier's High School, Patna, Bihar
College/University• Patna College, Bihar
• Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
Educational Qualification• Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Patna College
• Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Himachal Pradesh University
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin [1]Jagat Prakash Nadda
AddressVillage Vijaypur, Post Office Auhar, Tehsil Jhandutta, District Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
HobbiesSwimming
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date11 December 1991
Family
Wife/SpouseMallika Nadda
ChildrenSon(s)- 2
• Harish Chandra Nadda
• Girish Chandra Nadda
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Dr. Narain Lall Nadda (former Vice Chancellor of Patna University)
Mother- Krishna Nadda
SiblingsNone
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Hyundai i20 (2014 Model)
• Toyota Innova (2015 Model)
Assets/Properties (as in 2018) [2]MyNetaMovable:
Cash: 30,000 INR
Bank Deposits: 26.57 lacs INR
Jewellery: Gold ring worth 75,000 INR

Immovable:
Agricultural Land: worth 20 lacs INR in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
Non-Agricultural Land: worth 60 lacs INR in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
Residential Building: Ancestral Home worth 50 lacs INR in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
Residential Building: House worth 35 lacs INR in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)1 lac INR + other allowances (as a Rajya Sabha member)
Net Worth (approx.)3.49 crores INR (as in 2018) [3]MyNeta

JP Nadda

Some Lesser Known Facts About JP Nadda

  • JP Nadda is an Indian politician and the National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

    JP Nadda during an interview

    JP Nadda during an interview

  • On 11 December 1991, he represented Bihar in the “All India Junior Swimming Championship” in Delhi.
  • His mother-in-law is a former MP, Jayshree Banerjee.
  • In 1975, Nadda entered politics after joining the “Sampurna Kranti” movement started by Jayaprakash Narayan against the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi‘s rule.
  • In 1983, he was a student leader in the Himachal Pradesh University.
  • In 1987, Nadda started a campaign against the then ruling Congress government by forming the “Rashtriya Sangharsh Morcha.” Eventually, in the same year, Nadda had to face 45-day detention for starting this campaign.
  • In 1989, during the Lok Sabha elections, Nadda was made the election-in-charge of BJP’s youth wing.
  • In 1991, when he was just 31 years old, he was appointed as the National President of BJP’s youth wing.
  • In 2014, after winning the General Elections, Narendra Modi appointed Nadda as the “Minister of Health and Family Welfare.”

    JP Nadda with Narendra Modi

    JP Nadda with Narendra Modi

  • Nadda was given the responsibility of securing seats in Uttar Pradesh during the 2019 General Elections. Under his leadership, Nadda secured 64 of the 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh.
  • In June 2019, he was appointed as the working president of the BJP, after the then National President of the BJP, Amit Shah, took over as the Union Home Minister.
  • On 20 January 2020, in a function at the BJP central headquarters, Nadda’s name was proposed as the National President of the BJP by the parliamentary board members, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, and Nitin Gadkari.

    JP Nadda with Amit Shah (right) and Rajnath Singh (left) at the BJP central headquarters

    JP Nadda with Amit Shah (right) and Rajnath Singh (left) at the BJP central headquarters

  • On 20 January 2020, he was appointed as the National President of the BJP. He will be serving as the National President of the BJP for three years.

    JP Nadda with Amit Shah (right) and Narendra Modi (center) after being named as BJP National President

    JP Nadda with Amit Shah (right) and Narendra Modi (centre) after being named as BJP National President

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