Raksha Khadse Age, Caste, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Profession: Politician And Social Worker
Husband: Nikhil Khadse (1977-2013)
Age: 35 Years

Raksha Khandse

Birth namePriyanka Jagdish Patil
Real name/Full nameRaksha Nikhil Khadse [1]My Neta
Nick NameTai [2]Raksha Khadse - Facebook
Profession• Politician
• Social Worker
Famous for Being the youngest Member of Parliament in 16th Lok Sabha
Physical Stats & More
[3]citation Height (approx.)in centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyBharatiya Janta Party
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Political Journey• On 14 September 2010, Raksha Khadse was elected as the Sarpanch of Kothali, Jalgaon, Maharashtra
• On 2 April 2012 she was elected as Chairperson of Health, Education and Sports Committee, Zillah Parishad, Jalgaon, Maharashtra
• In May 2014, she won Lok Sabha elections from Raver, Lok Sabha constituency, Maharashtra by a massive margin of 318608 votes.
• In May 2019, she was re-elected for Raver Loksabha constituency, Maharashtra.
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 May 1987 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2022) 35 Years
BirthplaceKhetiya, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac signTaurus
Nationality Indian
HometownKhetia, Madhya Pradesh
College/University • K.R.T. Arts, B.H. Commerce & A.M.Science College, Nashik, Maharashtra (2005)
• Shrimati G.G. Khadse Mahavidhyalay Muktainagar, Dist.Jalgaon, Uttar Maharashtra, Jalgaon (2010)
Educational QualificationA course from K.R.T. Arts, B.H. Commerce & A.M.Science College, Maharahtra (2005)
Bachelor of Computer Science (2010) [4]myneta
Religion/Religious ViewsHinduism [5]Raksha Khadse - Instagram
CasteGujar Community [6]DNA India
Address• Permanent Address: Muktai, At/Post-Kothali, Tal. Muktainagar, Distt. Jalgaon, Maharashtra-425306
• Present Address: N-603, Narmada, New M.S. Flats, Dr B.D. Marg, New Delhi-110 001
HobbiesSocial Work, Reading, and sports
Controversies• Reportedly, in January 2021, Raksha Khadse was mentioned homosexual in the official website of Bhartiya Janta Party official website. Later, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, in a tweet, slammed BJP and shared a screenshot of the website. He tweeted,
Shocking to see such a derogatory description of Raksha Khadse, BJP MP from Maharashtra on the official site of the BJP.Maha Govt. will not tolerate this disrespectful behaviour towards women. BJP4India must take action against those responsible or @MahaCyber1 will step in (sic) [7]Mumbai Mirror
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidow
Husband/SpouseNikhil Khadse, Politician ( 1977- till his death in 2013)
Raksha Khadse with her husband and son
ChildrenSon- Gurunath Khadse
Daughter- Krishika Khadse
Raksha Khadse with her children
ParentsFather- Jagdish Mohan Patel (Farmer)
Mother- Anita Patel
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
• Cash: Rs 17,32,184
• Deposit in Banks: Rs 2,30,37,138
• NSS, Postal Savings: Rs 3,91,917
• Bonds, Debentures and Shares in companies: Rs 1,91,19,726
• LIC or other Insurance Policies: Rs 4,98,71,224
• Motor Vehicles: Rs 57,38,394
• Jewellery: Rs 6,64,000
• Other assets: Rs 3,00,000
Gross Total Value: Rs 10,08,54,589 [8]My Neta

Immovable Assets
• Agricultural Land: Rs 1,30,49,475
• Non Agricultural Land: Rs 1,69,41,475
• Commercial Building: Rs 90,41,100
• Resedential Building: Rs 3,34,97,970
• Others: Rs 64,36,970
Gross Total Value: Rs 7,18,59,145 [9]MyNeta
Net Worth (approx.)Rs 17.27 Crores [10]My Neta

Raksha Khadse

Some Lesser Known Facts About Raksha Khadse

  • Raksha Khadse is an Indian politician and social worker. In 2014, she was elected as a Member of Parliament of Raver Loksabha. She is a member of the Bhartiya Janta Party.
  • When Raksha was 19 years old, she got married to Late Nikhil Eknath Khandse, a politician and the son of Eknath Khandse.
  • Before joining politics, Raksha Khadse administered a CBSE school at Muktainagar, Maharashtra. [11]YouTube
  • In 2010, she was elected as a Sarpanch of Kothali village, Maharashtra. Then, in 2012, she was elected as a member of Zila Parishad, Jalgaon, Maharashtra.
  • However, in 2013, Nikhil Khadse shot himself with his licensed gun. Reportedly, in 2010, Raksha’s husband contested against Manish Jain for the legislative council elections in which Nikhil Khadse lost by 16 votes. After losing the election, Nikhil went into depression and shot himself. [12]The Indian Express
  • After Nikhil Khadse’s death, Raksha Khadse’s name was preceded by Haribhau Jawle, a two-term member of parliament from the Bhartiya Janta Party, at the insistence of Raksha’s father-in-law, Eknath Khadse. In an interview, Raksha talked about this and said,

    But I never imagined that I would be fighting a Lok Sabha election. I never imagined that my life would take the course that it has. When Nikhil was alive, I looked after my father-in-law’s welfare projects. I was largely focused on rural education. But now that I am here, I have decided to make this my life’s calling.”

  • In the 2014 Raver Lok Sabha elections, Raksha Khadse contested against Manish Jain of the Nationalist Congress Party and defeated him with a margin of 318608 votes.
  • Along with politician Heena Gavit, Raksha Khadse became one of the youngest members of the Lok Sabha.
  • In 2019, she was re-elected for a second term as a Member of Parliament of Raver Loksabha.

    Raksha Khadse celebrating with her family after getting re-elected as Member of Parliament

    Raksha Khadse celebrating with her family after getting re-elected as a Member of Parliament

  • Raksha Khadse’s father-in-law, Eknath Khadse, is an Indian politician and a leader of the Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra state.
  • In March 2022, she attended the 144th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union which was held in Bali, Indonesia.

    Raksha Khadse at 144th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Indonesia

    Raksha Khadse at 144th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Indonesia

  • Along with politics, Raksha Khadse is a social worker. She works for the welfare of youth and agriculture.
  • Raksha’s father is a farmer. [13]Telegraph India
  • In an interview, Raksha said that before her marriage, she was pursuing a course in Interior Designing.