Prakash Javadekar Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 73 Years
Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra
Wife: Dr. Prachi Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar

Full NameJavadekar Prakash Keshav
NicknamePrakash Javadekar
ProfessionIndian Politician
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
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Political Journey• 1990 to 2002: A member of Maharashtra Legislative Council
• 1995: Executive Chairman of the State Planning Board of Maharashtra
• 1997 to 1999: Chairman of the Task Force on IT Government of Maharashtra
• 2008: Elected to the Rajya Sabha
• 2014: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Information and Broadcasting, Environment, Forest and Climate Change
• 2016: Took oath as Human Resource Development Minister
• 2021: Resigned from Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle on 7 July
• 2022: Appointd as the head of Rajya Sabha's ethic committee [1]NDTV
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 January 1951 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024) 73 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra
Zodiac signAquarius
SignaturePrakash Javadekar's Signature
HometownPune, Maharashtra
SchoolDistrict Council School, Mahad, Maharashtra
College/UniversityGarware College of Commerce of Maharashtra Education Society, Pune
Educational QualificationGraduation (commerce)
Debut1981: Became a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party
Address24, Mahadev Road, New Delhi
HobbiesReading and Writing Books
ControversiesOn 11 December 1975, when 11 Indian colleges'students protested against the emergency, implemented by the congress government, he also joined them, and was sentenced to 3 months under the preventive detention act, and subsequently kept in jail for nearly 13 months under the MISA (Internal Security Maintenance Act)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date18 December 1977
Wife/SpouseDr. Prachi Prakash Javadekar
Prakash Javadekar With His Wife Dr. Prachi Prakash Javadekar
ChildrenSons- Dr. Ashutosh Javadekar (Dentist), Apoorva Javadekar (CA)
Daughter- None
Prakash Javadekar With His Family
ParentsFather- Keshav Krishna Javadekar (journalist)
Mother- Rajni Javadekar (teacher)
Prakash Javadekar's Mother
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- 1
Favourite Things
Politicians Shyama Prasad Mukherjee and Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Leaders Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekanand
WritersPremchand, Gurcharan Das, Ramgansh Gadkari, Khandekar
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)INR 5 crore (as of 2014)
Prakash Javadekar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Prakash Javadekar

  • Does Prakash Javadekar drink alcohol?: Yes Prakash Javadekar
  • His father Keshav Krishna Javadekar was a journalist in a Marathi Newspaper ‘Kesari’ founded by social reformer, lawyer, and independence activist Lokmanya Tilak.
  • He has been associated with the ‘National Self Service Association,’ since his school days.
  • In 1969, while graduating from Pune’s MES college of Commerce, he joined the ‘All India Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).’
  • He used to work in the ‘Bank of Maharashtra,’ before coming to politics.
  • In 1980, he worked with the Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Prakash Javadekar Working With the Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  • In 1981, he resigned from the Bank of Maharashtra; after ten years of his job tenure, and started working as a full-time worker of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • On 10 March 1989, he united thousands of youth in Mumbai and led the ‘struggle chariot’ deployed by BJP.
  • Prakash Javadekar’s wife Prachi Javadekar has been the Director of the ‘Indira Institute of Management,’ Pune.
  • He has written several booklets on unemployment, infiltration, IMF loans, and other political topics. Some of his famous literary works are- Bikaricha Volcano (Problem of Unemployment, 1986), Nannidich Karz (IMF Loan 1987), Shetkani Karzmakti (Farm Loan Apology 1988), and Mahagiika Bhaskar (Problem of Inflation 1999). Prakash Javadekar