Yashomati Thakur Age, Caste, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Amravati, Maharashtra
Marital Status: Widowed
Age: 48 Years

Yashomati Thakur

Full nameYashomati Chandrakant Thakur [1]MyNeta
Other Name(s)Yashomati Bhayyasaheb Thakur [2]MyNeta, Yashomati Tai Thakur [3]Facebook - Yashomati Thakur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
Political PartyIndian National Congress (INC)
Indian National Congress
Political Journey• Contested and lost Teosa Assembly seat in 2004
• Served as General Secretary of Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Congress from 2004 to 2009
• Joined Rahul Gandhi’s youth brigade and was given the charge of Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh
• Served as the Secretary of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee, Secretary of the All India Congress Committee, and the President of the Maharashtra State Congress
• Elected as MLA from Teosa in 2009
• Re-elected as MLA from Teosa 2014
• Became party secretary for Karnataka in 2018
• Re-elected as MLA from Teosa 2019
• Served as Minister of Women and Child Development in Maharashtra from 30 December 2019 to 29 June 2022
• Appointed Vidhansabha Talika President by Nana Patole for the winter session of the Maharashtra Assembly held in Nagpur Vidarbha on 16 December 2019
• Guardian minister of Amravati District (2020-2022)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 May 1974 (Friday)
Age (as of 2022) 48 Years
BirthplaceMojari, Amravati, Maharashtra
Zodiac signTaurus
HometownMojari, Amravati, Maharashtra
College/UniversityDr Panjabrao Deshmukh Law College, Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra
Educational QualificationLLB [4]MyNeta
ReligionHinduism [5]Yashomati Thakur - Instagram
Controversies2012 Cop Assault Case: On 24 March 2012, Yashomati Thakur, her driver Sagar Suresh Khandekar, and party workers Sharad Kashirav Jawanjal and Raju Kisan Ingle, assaulted a traffic policeman Ulhas Raurale, who stopped her vehicle from entering a one-way lane in the Chunabhatti area. Consequently, Raurale registered an FIR at the Rajapeth police station in Amravati. After she was given a three-month sentence by a sessions court in Amravati, she filed an appeal in the high court against the conviction and sought suspension of the sentence by way of interim relief. In 2020, the court sentenced Thakur to three months of rigorous imprisonment in the eight-year-old case and also imposed a fine of Rs. 15,500. The district and sessions court also convicted the other three. They were also fined Rs 15,500 each by the court of district and sessions judge Urmila Joshi. [6]The New Indian Express

Other Charges: She has also been booked for charges relating to voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons, punishment for criminal intimidation, being a member of an unlawful assembly, rioting, etc. [7]MyNeta
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidowed
Husband/SpouseName Not Known (deceased)
ChildrenSon- Yashwardhan Tai
Daughter- Akanksha Tai
Yashomati Thakur with her son and daughter
ParentsFather- Chandrakant Thakur (deceased) (politician)
Mother- Pushpamala Thakur
Yashomati Thakur with her parents
Note: Fondly known as Bhayyasaheb Thakur, Chandrakant Thakur twice represented the Teosa Assembly constituency, as an independent candidate in 1978 and as a member of INC in 1980. He passed away in 2018 due to a kidney ailment.
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Sanyogita Satyajit Naik Nimbalkar (medical professional, politician)
Yashomati Thakur's sister Sanyogita Nimbalkar (in red circle)
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
• Cash: Rs. 20,000
• Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial
• Companies: Rs. 4,40,995
• NSS, Postal Savings etc: Rs. 21,671
• Motor Vehicles: Rs 13,50,000
• Jewellery: Rs. 15,00,000

Immovable Assets
• Agricultural Land: Rs. 1,42,85,332
• Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 15,10,000
• Commercial Buildings: Rs. 5,95,00,000
• Residential Buildings: Rs. 93,33,333

Note: The given estimates of moveable and immovable assets are as of 2019. The moveable assets exclude the assets owned by her husband and dependents. Immovable Assets states the assets owned by her Hindu Undivided Family. [8]MyNeta
Net Worth (as of 2019)Rs. 11,56,10,771

Note: It excludes the net worth of her husband and dependents but includes the assets owned by her Hindu Undivided Family. [9]MyNeta

Yashomati Thakur

Some Lesser Known Facts About Yashomati Thakur

  • Yashomati Thakur is an Indian politician and member of the Indian National Congress (INC) who served as the Minister of Women and Child Development in Maharashtra from 30 December 2019 to 29 June 2022.
  • In 2014 Yashomati Thakur and her sister, Sanyogita Satyajit Naik Nimbalkar, made headlines as for contesting the assembly elections against each other from the Teosa Assembly constituency. Sanyogita contested the elections as an independent candidate with the support of a local organization Prahar. Nimbalkar headed Thakur’s campaign during the 2009 assembly elections and contributed to her win. In an interview, while stating her reasons behind contesting Yashomati Thakur, Sanyogita said,

    I was with Yashomati in 2004 and again in 2009. After her victory, we had some dreams and wanted to realize them, but couldn’t do so as Yashomati’s behaviour changed suddenly. Her way of politics changed. She became arrogant, started lying and insulted people. The way she started doing politics was disagreeable and difficult to see. It hurt me and I decided to contest to stop her.”

    In the interview, Sanyogita also revealed that Yashomati was using “Thakur” as her surname for political benefit. She said that Yashomati’s actual surname was “Sonwane.” [10]The Times of India

  • Yashomati is an adherent follower of Saint Tukdoji Maharaj. [11]Yashomati Thakur – Instagram [12]Yashomati Thakur – Facebook Her father, Bhayyasaheb Thakur, was also influenced by Tukdoji Maharaj. [13]The Times of India