Lalu Prasad Yadav Net Worth

Lalu Prasad Yadav, born on 11 June 1948, is an Indian politician. He is also the president of Rashtriya Janata Dal. He was the former Chief Minister of Bihar (1990-1997), a former Railway Minister for India (2004-2009), and a former Member (MP) in the Lok Sabha. As a student leader, he entered politics at Patna University and was elected in 1977 as the youngest member of the Lok Sabha of the Janata Party.

In 1990, he was elected Chief Minister of Bihar. In 2015, his party won the Bihar Legislative Assembly election as a partnership with Nitish Kumar (JD(U)).

The coalition was ended when Nitish quit and RJD became the opposition party.

RJD was the largest party in Bihar and held the power of the current government.

Lalu Yadav, who was convicted in the controversial Fodder Scam was sentenced and served a term that ended on 17 April 2021.

He was then granted bail by the High Court.

Early Life and Education

Lalu Prasad was the second son of his parent’s six children. He was born in Phulwariya (on Gopalganj–Kushinagar highway NH–27), in Gopalganj, district of Bihar, to Kundan Ray, Marachhiya Devi. After attending a local middle school, he moved to Patna along with his elder brother.

After receiving a Bachelor of Laws degree and an M.A. in Political Science, he continued his studies at the University of Maryland.

He graduated from B. N. College in Patna University with a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Arts in Political Science.

He then worked as a clerk at Bihar Veterinary College in Patna, where his elder brother was also a Peon.

Lalu Prasad is a Yadav member of the agricultural caste. In 2004, he declined the honorary doctorate from Patna University.

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Personal Life

Lalu Prasad Yadav, Rabri Devi’s husband, married Rabri Devi on June 1, 1973. They have 2 sons and 7 daughters.

Many books, including Lalu Chalisa and Lalu Hala, have been dedicated to him.

Filmmaker Mahesh Mahesh Manjrekar made a Hindi movie called Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav in 2004 and it featured the politician as a special guest.

Political Career

Lalu Prasad Yadav began his political career by participating in the elections for the Patna University Students Union.

In the 1970s, he led the student movement that Jayaprakash Narayan had inspired.

Satyendra Narayan Sinha, a senior leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar, placed him as a candidate for Lok Sabha. He also campaigned for him.

Yadav, who was 29 years old, was elected the 6th Lok Sabha member on a Janata Party ticket.

Lalu Prasad Yadav became one of India’s youngest members. He was a powerful force in Bihar’s State politics over the next ten years.

He led the National Front Coalition in Bihar in the 1989 General Election and State Assembly elections.

Lalu Prasad Yadav was the Chief Minister of Bihar between 1990 and 1997.

However, he was forced to resign due to corruption charges in relation to the Fodder scam. After separating from Janata Dal, he formed the Rashtriya Janata Dal in 1997.

Positions Held

Position Party From To
MP (1st term) in 6th Lok Sabha from Chapra Janata Party 1977 1979
MLA (1st term) from Sonpur in 8th Vidhan Sabha Janata Party 1980 1985
MLA (2nd term) from Sonpur Lok Dal 1985 1989
MP (2nd term) in 9th Lok Sabha from Chapra (resigned in 1990) Janata Dal 1989 1990
* MLC (1st term) in Bihar Legislative Council
* Chief Minister (1st term) in the Government of Bihar
Janata Dal 1990 1995
* MLA (3rd term) from Raghopur and Danapur (1995-1996)
* Chief Minister (2nd term) in the Government of Bihar (1995-1997)
Janata Dal 1995 1998
MP (3rd term) in 12th Lok Sabha from Madhepura RJD 1998 1999
MLA (4th term) from Raghopur (resigned in 2000) and Danapur (resigned in 2002) RJD 2000 2000
MP (1st term) in Rajya Sabha from Bihar (resigned in 2004) RJD 2002 2004
* MP (4th term) in 14th Lok Sabha from Chapra and Madhepura (resigned from Madhepura in 2004)
* Minister of Railways in the Government of India
RJD 2004 2009
MP (5th term) in 15th Lok Sabha from Saran (disqualified in 2013, due to conviction in Fodder Scam) RJD 2009 2013
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He was a strong minister and an excellent administrator, as he transformed the Indian Railways into a profit-making entity with a total profit in excess of Rs.25,000,000. He did this without increasing fares.

Prasad was invited to speak before over 100 students from Harvard, Wharton, and other prestigious schools for this remarkable achievement.

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Net Worth

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He had an arranged marriage and married Rabri Devi on 1 June 1973. They had two sons and seven girls.

Notice: Rahul Yadav was born to Jitendra Yadav (ex-MLC from the Samajwadi Party). Jitendra is the nephew of former MP D. P. Yadav.

Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Phulwaria Gopalganj Bihar India
Children Sons: Tej Pratap Yadav, Tejasvi Yadav
Daughters: Misha Bharti, Rohini Acharya, Chanda, Ragini, Dhannu, Hema, and Lakshmi
Eye Color Black
Hair Color White
Height In CM 168 CM
Height In Meter 1.68 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Kundan Rai
Mother: Marachhiya Devi
Profession Politician
Siblings Brothers: 5 (Name Not Know)
Spouse Rabri Devi
Weight 80 Kg
176 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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