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Know Interesting Facts Short Biography of Lalu Prasad Yadav

Know Interesting Facts Short Biography of Lalu Prasad Yadav


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Short Biography of Lalu Prasad Yadav who once ruled Bihar


Full Name- Lalu Prasad


Date of Birth (Birthday)- June 11, 1948


Height -168 Cm


Education- College/University-BN College, Patna, India


Zodiac Sign-Gemini


Birth Place-Gopalganj, Bihar


Religion-Hindu


Marital Status-Married


Children-2 sons, 7 daughters


Hobbies: Cooking, folk Music, rural dance & Reading books of famous people


Sports: Kushti, Football & Cricket


Party: Rashtriya Janata Dal


Profession- Politician



Lalu Prasad Yadav made a guest appearance in a movie called 'Padmashree Lalu Prasad Yadav'.



While 'Rabri Devi is his wife, the names of his sisters-in-law are Jalebi, Raasgulla and Paan.



Lalu Prasad Yadav, Lalu also spelled Laloo, Indian politician and government official who in 1997 founded and then served as the longtime president of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD; National People’s Party) political party in Bihar state, eastern India.



He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Law and Master’s degree in Political Science from B.N. College under the University of Patna.



After completing his studies, he worked as clerk in Bihar Veterinary College at Patna where his elder brother was also a peon.



During his college days, he was elected as the President of Patna university Students Union (PUSU) in 1973 and the General secretary in the year 1970.



Lalu was only 29 when he won a seat for the Lok Sabha making him one of the youngest member parliament of his time.



On 1 June 1973, Lalu Prasad Yadav married Rabri Devi.



The couple has seven daughters: Misha, Rohini, Bharti, Chanda, Hema, Rajlakshmi and Dhannu. Their two sons are Tej Pratap and Tajashwi.



Lalu Yadav entered politics at Patna University as a student leader and was elected as then youngest member of the Lok Sabha in 1977 as a Janata Party candidate at the age of 29. He became the chief minister of Bihar in 1990.



On 23 September 1990, Lalu arrested L. K. Advani at Samastipur during the latter’s Ram Rath Yatra to Ayodhya, and presented himself as a secular leader.



When Lalu Prasad Yadav resigned as Chief Minister of Bihar in the year 1997 following corruption charges against him for his involvement in 1996 Fodder Scam, Rabri Devi became the Chief Minister of Bihar



Yadav joined Jaya Prakash Narayan’s protests against the policies of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the early and mid-1970s.



He was arrested in 1975 during the state of emergency declared by Gandhi and was detained until 1977.



After his release, Yadav was elected to the Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian parliament) as a representative of the newly formed Janata (People’s) Party (JP), which was opposed to Gandhi’s rule.



in July 1997, after having stepped down as chief minister, he broke with the JD and formed the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)



In 2004, following his reelection to the Lok Sabha, Yadav was appointed as the minister for railways in the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government, staying in that post until 2009.



 Jaiprakash Narayan, himself named Lalu Prasad's younger daughter Misa Bharti.Lalu named his eldest daughter Misa Bharti on Maintenance of Internal Security Act MISA under which he was jailed during emergency.



Political Journey of Lalu Prasad Yadav



1977: Elected to the 6th Lok Sabha at the age of 29.



1980–1989: Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly (two terms)



1989: A Leader of Opposition of Bihar Legislative Assembly, Chairman of Pustakalaya Committee, Convenor of Committee on Public Undertakings. Re-elected to the 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)



1990–1995: Member of the Bihar Legislative Council.



1990–1997: Chief Minister of Bihar



1995–1998: Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly



1996-Lalu implicated in Fodder Scam



1997-Splits from Janata Dal to form Rashtriya Janata Dal



1998-Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)



1998–1999-Member of General Purposes Committee, Committee on Home Affairs and its Sub Committee on Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme, Consultative Committee of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting



2004-Re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha (4th term). Appointed Cabinet Minister in the Ministry of Railways in UPA govt. Lalu, wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav, and daughter Misa Bharti booked for railway tender bribery scam, disproportionate illegal property, and income tax evasion cases in 2017


2009-Re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha (5th term) and disqualified in 2013 subsequent to his conviction in the first fodder scam case



2013 - Lalu Yadav was Disqualified from the membership of Lok Sabha



2020-RJD declares Lalu as mahagathBandhan coordinator for Assembly polls



 Corruption Cases and Lalu Prasad Yadav


1996-Fodder Scam – 1st case of ₹ 33.61 crores scammed from Chaibasa treasury: a conviction in 2013



1998-Lalu’s disproportionate assets case



1996-Fodder Scam – 2nd case of INR89.27 lakh scammed from Deoghar treasury: a conviction in 2017



1996-Fodder Scam – 3rd case of INR35.62 crore scammed from Chaibasa treasury: a conviction in 2018



1996-Fodder Scam – 4th case of INR 3.97 crore scammed from Dumka treasury: a conviction in 2018



1996-Fodder Scam – 5th case of INR184 crore scammed from Doranda treasury: pending in court



2005-Indian Railway tender scam: Lalu family booked by CBI



2017-Delight Properties 45 crore Benami disproportionate assets and tax evasion cases: Lalu family booked by ED



2017-AB Exports 40 crore Benami disproportionate assets and tax evasion cases: Lalu family booked by ED



2017-Patna zoo soil scam



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