Lalu Prasad Yadav Biography, Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Children, & More

Lalu Prasad Yadav, an Indian politician, was convicted in the notorious fodder scam. He currently serves as the President of the Rashtriya Janata Dal and has previously held the position of Chief Minister of Bihar. Recently, he has been sentenced to a five-year prison term and fined Rs. 60 lacks in the fifth fodder scam case by a CBI court.

Lalu Prasad Yadav Biography

Lalu Prasad Yadav, born on June 11, 1948, in the Phulwaria area of Gopalganj District in Bihar, hails from a Yadav-caste family of impoverished farmers. He served as the Minister of Railways during the UPA government. In 1977, at the age of 29, he made history by becoming the youngest member of the Lok Sabha as a candidate of the Janata Party. Lalu Prasad Yadav is known for his diverse skills and talents. However, in 1997, he faced imprisonment in connection with the fodder scam cases. His incarceration led to his wife, Rabri Devi, taking over as the Chief Minister of Bihar.

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Lalu Prasad Yadav Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Lalu Prasad Yadav
Nickname AKA Lalu
DOB (Date of Birth) 11 June 1948
Age 75 Years
Birth Place Phulwaria, Gopalganj, Bihar, India
Zodiac sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Phulwaria, Gopalganj, Bihar, India
Religion Hinduism


School N/A
College B. N. College, Patna University, Patna, Bihar
Educational B.A.

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches  5’ 6”
Meter 1.68 m
Centimeters 168 cm
Weight N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color White
Body Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Kundan Rai
Mother Name Marachhiya Devi
Brothers  5
Sisters N/A
Wife Rabri Devi
Children Daughters- Misha Bharti, Rohini Acharya, Chanda, Ragini, Dhannu, Hema and Lakshmi Sons- Tej Pratap Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav


Girlfriend N/A


Profession Politician
Net Worth 2 Crore


Color White
Food Non-vegetarian
Actor/Actress Ameesha Patel, Ajay Devgn
Movies Vindo Mehra
Hobbies Non-vegetarian
Lalu Prasad Yadav Childhood Picture
Lalu Prasad Yadav Childhood Picture
Lalu Prasad Yadav Young Age Picture
Lalu Prasad Yadav Young Age Picture
Lalu Prasad Yadav with his Wife
Lalu Prasad Yadav with her Wife
Lalu Prasad Yadav with his Wife & Daughters
Lalu Prasad Yadav with her Wife & Daughters
Lalu Prasad Yadav with his Son (Tej Pratap Yadav)
Lalu Prasad Yadav with his Son (Tej Pratap Yadav)
Lalu Prasad Yadav Son (Tejashwi Yadav)
Lalu Prasad Yadav Son (Tejashwi Yadav)


He was born on 11 June 1948 in the Phulwaria area of the Gopalganj District in Bihar to Kundan Rai. Now he is 75 years old.


He is Yabegan his educational journey by attending a local school before furthering his studies in Patna. He pursued higher education at Patna University, where he obtained both a Bachelor’s degree and a Law degree. Lalu Prasad Yadav’s educational background includes a legal qualification, as he is a lawyer by profession.

Student Politics

In 1970, he became the President of the Patna University Students’ Union (PUSU).

Wife and Children

Lalu Prasad Yadav entered into matrimony with Rabri Devi on June 1, 1973. The couple is blessed with nine children, comprising seven daughters and two sons. Their daughters are Misha Bharti, Rohini Acharya Yadav, Chanda Yadav, Ragini Yadav, Dhannu (Anushka Rao), Hema Yadav, and Raj Lakshmi Yadav. Their sons are named Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav.

Chief Minister of Bihar

In 2002, Lalu was elected to Rajya Sabha and served till 2004. Meanwhile, his wife Rabri Devi became Chief Minister of Bihar from RJD till 2005.

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Union Minister

After winning re-election to the Lok Sabha, Yadav was appointed as the Union Minister of Railways in the United Progressive Alliance administration in 2004. At that time, Indian Railways was facing significant financial losses. During his tenure as Railway Minister, Yadav sought alternative revenue sources for the railways while keeping passenger fares unchanged. One notable initiative was replacing plastic cups with Kulhars (earthen cups) for serving tea at railway stations, aimed at creating employment opportunities in rural areas. These innovative strategies proved successful, generating profits worth crores (tens of millions), and gaining international recognition. Business schools worldwide expressed interest in studying Yadav’s experiments as case studies for business graduates.


He was awarded Patna University’s Honorary Doctorate in 2004. The World Bank lauded his party for its work in the 1990s on the economic front.

Net worth

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s reported net worth is INR 2 Crore. He served as the 20th Chief Minister of Bihar during his political career.

Movies List

  • Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav (Bollywood)
  • Lalten (Bhojiwood)

Books on Lalu Prasad Yadav

  • Gopalganj to Raisina Road (autobiography)
  • Laloo Prasad Yadav: A Charismatic Leader
  • Lalu Prasad, India’s miracle
  • The Making of Laloo Yadav, the Unmaking of Bihar; updated and reprinted under the title: Subaltern Sahib: Bihar and the Making of Laloo Yadav

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