Tejasvi Surya Age, Caste, Family, Biography

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Caste: Brahmin
Age: 33 Years
Education: LLB

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Full NameLakya Suryanarayana Tejasvi
Profession(s)Politician and Lawyer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Tejasvi Surya is a member of Bharatiya Janata Party
Political Journey• During his college days, he was an active member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and served as a secretary of ABVP till 2016.
• In 2016, he became the General Secretary of Karnataka Unit of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM).
• In the 2019 General Elections, he defeated B. K. Hariprasad of the Indian National Congress (INC) by a margin of more than 3 lakh votes and got elected to the 17th Lok Sabha from Bangalore South constituency.
• He won the 2024 Lok Sabha elections from the Bangalore South seat by 2,77,083 votes.
AwardsNational Bal Shree (2002)
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 November 1990 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023)33 Years
BirthplaceChikkamagaluru, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolSri Kumaran Children Home, Bangalore, India
Colleges• National College Jayanagar, Bangalore, India
• Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore, India
Educational QualificationLLB
HobbiesReading, Writing
Controversies• In June 2014, he made a tweet in which he said: “With the exception of women’s reservation in Parliament, Modi government agenda is inspiring. Dread the day when women’s reservation becomes reality.” He was later labelled misogynist for this tweet.
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• In 2017, Surya was one of the organizers of the controversial ‘Mangalore Chalo’ rally in which BJP workers from across Karnataka rode bikes to Mangalore to protest the killing of RSS workers in Dakshina Kannada district.
• In another tweet on 21 March 2019, he said that upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections are a test of common man's patriotism and labelled those persons who voted for Modi as nationalists and those who didn't as anti-nationalists and anti-India people.
• He reportedly said that the ideology of the two mainstream left parties in India; CPI(M) and CPI – was “anti-national.”
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- L. A. Suryanarayana (joint commissioner of excise)
Mother- Rama Suryanarayana
Tejasvi Surya Parents
FoodPani Puri, Idli Sambhar, Vada Pav
ActorDuniya Vijay
ActressAlia Bhatt
TV Show(s)Mr. Bean, Prison Break, How I Met Your Mother
CricketerSachin Tendulkar
SportsCricket, Football
Musician(s)Mahesh Raghvan, Vidya Rangarajan
Music BandAgam
Author(s)Sidney Sheldon, Jeffrey Archer, Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Robin Sharma
Style Quotient
Bike CollectionRoyal Enfield Himalayan

Tejasvi Surya

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tejasvi Surya

  • Surya comes from a modest background and lives in a joint Brahmin family in Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • He is a lawyer turned politician. He is a practicing lawyer in the Karnataka High Court and still practices there.
  • He is the founder and President of Arise India, a non-partisan, non-profit, registered trust that trains the youth of the nation to become leaders in the future.
  • Apart from being a politician, he works with Haranahalli Law Partners, from 2015, in Bangalore as an associate.
  • Surya has also worked with India Facts as a columnist from 2013 to 2014.
  •  In 2017, the British High Commission had selected him to participate in a young leadership program in the UK.
  • Surya has co-founded the Centre for Entrepreneurial Excellence, an organisation that runs projects related to education and entrepreneurship.
  • Surya has taken parts in debates since his childhood and always supported BJP.

    Tejasvi Surya with Narendra Modi

    Tejasvi Surya with Narendra Modi

  • In March 2019, BJP made him a candidate for the 17th Lok Sabha from the Banglore South Lok Sabha constituency which was held consistently by the BJP’s late Ananth Kumar since 1999.

  • He considers Late Ananth Kumar and his wife Tejaswini as his political mentors who groomed him from his school days.

  • Here’s an interesting video about Tejasvi Surya’s biography: