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Om Birla Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Dr. Amita Birla
Age: 56 Years
Caste: Baniya (Vaishya)

Om Birla

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Politician, Agriculturist
Famous ForBeing the 17th Speaker of the Lok Sabha
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper (Semi Bald)
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Om Birla is a member of Bharatiya Janata Party
Political Journey1987: District President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM)
1991: State President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha
1997: National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha
2003: Elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from Kota South
2008: Re-elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from Kota South
2013: Re-elected to the Assembly for the third time having defeated Pankaj Mehta of the Indian National Congress
2014: Elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from Kota South constituency
2019: Re-elected to the 17th Lok Sabha from the same constituency and served as the 17th speaker of the Parliament
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 November 1962
Age (as in 2018) 56 Years
BirthplaceKota, Rajasthan, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownKota, Rajasthan, India
College/University• Govt. Commerce College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
• Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Educational QualificationMaster degree in Commerce
ReligionHinduism
CasteBaniya (Vaishya)
AddressPermanent- 80-B, Dusshera Scheme, Shakti Nagar, Kota, Rajasthan - 324009
Present- Bungalow No.14, Windsor Place, New Delhi - 110001
HobbiesWatching cricket, listening to music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseDr. Amita Birla
ChildrenSons- None
Daughters- 2
Om Birla with his family
ParentsFather- Shrikrishna Birla
Om Birla with his father
Mother- Shakuntala Devi
Favourite Things
Favourite SportsCricket
Favourite Politician(s)Narendra Modi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionMaruti Wagon R, Maruti Ritz, Optra
Assets/PropertiesAgricultural Lands- Rs. 47 Lakh (approx.)
Deposits in Banks and Financial Institution- Rs. 20 Lakh (approx.)
Bonds, Debentures, and Shares in Companies- Rs. 16 Lakh (approx.)
Jewellery- Rs. 7 Lakh (approx.)
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 1,25,000/month + other allowances
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 4.83 crores (as in 2019)

Om Birla

Some Lesser Known Facts About Om Birla

  • Birla has been active in politics since his childhood. He has also served as a member of the  Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
  • He has also served as the vice-chairman of the National Co-operative Consumer Federation Limited.
  • Birla has served as the chairman of CONFED, Jaipur from June 1992 to June 1995.
  • During his first term as a Member of Parliament, he was a member of the Standing Committee on Energy and a member of Committee on petitions and Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • Apart from being a politician, he is also a philanthropic person. He has started several welfare programs. He started a program, Paridhan, which started in 2012 and aims to distribute clothes and books for the weaker section of the society. He has also started some blood donation programs. Apart from it, Birla also initiated a free meal program and medicine bank to provide medicine free of cost for the poor.
  • In the 2014 General Elections, he defeated Ijyaraj Singh of the Indian National Congress who belonged to the Royal family of Kota.
  • On 19 June 2019, he became the 17th speaker of the Lok Sabha.

  • Here’s an interesting video about Om Birla’s biography: