Menu

Raghuraj Pratap Singh (Raja Bhaiya) Height, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Quick Info→
Age: 54 Years
Hometown: Kunda, Pratapgarh, UP
Caste: Kshatriya

Raja Bhaiya

Bio
Real NameRaghuraj Pratap Singh
NicknameRaja Bhaiya
ProfessionIndian Politician
PartyIndependent
Political Journey • In 1993, when he was only 26 years old, fought the MLA election and won it independently for the first time.
• In 1993 UP Government led by Kalyan Singh, he became Cabinet Minister.
• He was the Minister of Programme Implementation from 1997 until 1999.
• From 1999 to 2000, he received the portfolio of Sports and Youth Welfare.
• From 2004 to 2007 and from 2012 to 2017 he became the Minister of Food and Civil Supplies.
• After releasing from Jail in 2012, he became the Jail Minister under Akhilesh Yadav Government.
• He has been winning MLA seat from Kunda independently since 1993 regularly.
Biggest RivalJanki Sharan
Physical Stats & More
Height(Approx.)in centimeters- 182 cm
in meters- 1.82 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight(Approx.)in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth31 October 1968
Age (as of 2022)54 Years
BirthplaceKunda, Pratapgarh, India
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownKunda, Pratapgarh, UP
SchoolMahaprabhu Bal Vidayalaya Narayni Asram Shivkuti, Allahabad,
Bharat Scout H.S. School
CollegeColonel Ganj Inter College Allahabad
Educational QualificationsGraduation
Debut1993
FamilyFather- Raja Uday Pratap Singh
Raja Uday Pratap Singh
Mother- Manjul Raje
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
ReligionHinduism
CasteThakur (Kshatriya)
HobbiesHorse Riding, Archery, Loving Pets, Riding Royal Enfield
Controversies• In 2002, a FIR was lodged against Raja Bhaiya by a dissident Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Puran Singh Bundela of alleged kidnapping and threatening and got Raja Bhaiya arrested. Later he was sent to jail under Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA), along with his father Uday Pratap Singh and cousin Akshay Pratap Singh.

• In 2003, When Mulayam Singh Yadav came to power, within 25 Minutes all POTA charges against him were dropped. However, the Supreme Court debarred the state government from dismissing POTA charges. Subsequently, he became a powerful man in the government and was accused by police officer R.S. Pandey (who led the raid on his house) of having launched a vendetta against him. Later R S Pandey was killed in road accident.

• Despite his pending criminal cases, he became the Minister for Food and Civil Supplies in 2004 UP Government.

• On 19 December 2010, a case was filed against Singh involving charges including a murderous attack, robbery, and kidnapping at the Kunda police station. In March 2024, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court granted approval to the state government to withdraw the case against him, MLC Akshay Pratap Singh, and 18 others. [1]The Statesman

• On 3 March 2013, DSP Zia Ul Haq was murdered during clashes between villagers and police in Kunda. In FIR, Parveen (DSP's Wife) has said her husband was murdered by the henchmen of Raja Bhaiyya. She named Gulshan Yadav, chairman of Kunda Nagar Panchayat, Harion Srivastava, a representative of Raja Bhaiyya and Guddu Singh, Raja Bhaiyya's driver as prime accused. Later on 1 August 2013, CBI gave the clean chit to Raja Bhaiya.
Favourites
CarXUV, Pajero, Land Cruiser
BookRashmirathi (Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar)
MoviesThe Magnificent Seven, Amar Prem, Ben-Hur, Saving Private Ryan
TV ShowsKBC, Nat Geo, History Channel, News
Quoteजेहि विधि नाथ होहि हित मोरा |
करहू सो बेगि दास मैं तोरा ||
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusSeparated

Note: On 10 April 2023, Raja Bhaiya filed for divorce on the grounds of mental cruelty and desertion against his wife, Bhanvi Kumari. [2]India Today
Marriage DateYear, 1995
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeBhanvi Kumari
Raja Bhaiya with his Wife and Daughter
Raja Bhaiya with Bhanvi Kumari
ChildrenSons- Shivraj singh, Brijraj Singh (twins)
Daughters- Brijeshwari, Radhavi
Style Quotient
Car Collections• Range Rover Autobiography
Raja Bhaiya bought Range Rover Autobiography in July 2023
• Range Rover Defender
Raja Bhaiya bought Range Rover Defender in 2020
Money Factor
Salary1.25 Lakh INR/Month
Net Worth (approx.)7 Crore INR

Raja Bhaiya

Some Lesser Known Facts About Raghuraj Pratap Singh

  • Does Raghuraj Pratap Singh smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Raghuraj Pratap Singh drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya was born in Bhadri Estate.
  • His grandfather Raja Bajrang Bahadur Singh was the founder and vice-chancellor of Pant Nagar Agriculture University, Uttarakhand and later the second governor of Himachal Pradesh state.Raja Bajrang Bahadur Singh with Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Raghuraj is the only person in his clan to enter politics.
  • He feared his father Uday Pratap Singh very much in his childhood.
  • Raja Bhaiya fights election independently and he is undefeated by now.
  • In his free time, he loves riding horse. Once he bruised his two ribs in horse riding.Raja Bhaiya riding Horse
  • He loves to fly aircraft too. He flies aircraft without any permission. In an accident, he was almost dead.
  • During Babri Mosque Demolition, he was disdained by Mulayam Singh Yadav accusing his participation in riots.

References/Sources:[+]