Vijay Rawat (Retired Colonel) Age, Caste, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Father: Lakshman Singh Rawat
Hometown: Birmolikhal, Pauri Garhwal
Marital Status: Married

Vijay Rawat

Profession• Politician
• Retired Colonel
Famous forBeing the younger brother of Bipin Rawat and the member of the Bharatiya Janata Party
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Jayant Sinha's Party Symbol 'Lotus Flower'
Political JourneyJoined the Bharatiya Janata Party on 19 January 2022
Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
BirthplaceVillage, Birmolikhal, Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand
HometownVillage, Birmolikhal, Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand
CasteKshatriya (Rajput) [1]
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ParentsFather- Lakshman Singh Rawat (retired colonel)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsElder Brother- Bipin Rawat
Sister-in-law- Madhulika Rawat

Vijay Rawat

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Rawat

  • Vijay Rawat is a former Army Colonel of India. He is best known for being the younger brother of late CDS of India Bipin Rawat. On 19 January 2022, he came into the limelight when he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party after meeting the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. In a press conference organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party, Vijay Rawat said that he was thankful that he received the chance to serve the people of Uttarakhand after joining BJP. He further added that his father was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party after his retirement. He said,

    I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to join BJP. My father was with BJP after retiring and now I have gotten a chance. PM Modi’s vision and thinking are very wise and futuristic. PM Modi thinks out of the box and all his efforts are directed towards the country’s betterment.”

    Vijay Rawat joining the Bharatiya Janata Party

    Vijay Rawat joining the Bharatiya Janata Party

  • On 19 January 2022, Vijay Rawat joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Soon after meeting the Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, Vijay Rawat stated while addressing a press conference that the views of Uttarakhand CM and his late brother Bipin Rawat were similar, and it focussed on the welfare of the local people of the state. He said,

    I like the Uttarakhand CM’s vision for the state. It matches what my brother had in his mind. BJP has the same mindset.”

  • For three generations, Vijay Rawat’s family has been joining the Indian army and serving the country. Vijay Rawat belongs to the Pauri town of Uttarakhand in India. In 1988, Vijay Rawat’s father retired as a Lieutenant General of the Indian Army Staff and was commissioned into 11 Gorkha Rifles in 1951. His mother was the daughter of the ex-Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Uttarkashi, Kishan Singh Parmar.
  • Vijay Rawat’s elder brother late CDS Bipin Rawat died in a helicopter crash due to bad weather conditions in December 2021 along with his wife, Madhulika Rawat, and twelve other Indian army officials in Tamil Nadu.
  • The paternal uncle, Bharat Singh Rawat, of Vijay Rawat is a former Havaldar (non-commissioned officer) of the Indian Army. Vijay Rawat’s other uncle Harinandan is also a former Indian Army official.

    Vijay Rawat's uncle in white kurta while eating a laddu

    Vijay Rawat’s uncle in a white kurta while eating a laddu