Veteran socialist leader Lalu prasad yadav has been elected as president of RJD for the ninth consecutive term. He is one of the prominent personalities from Bihar and hence we brought you some facts to know about this man.
1. Lalu Prasad Yadav was born in Pulwaria, Bihar and is second out of six son’s of Kundan Rai and Marachhiya Devi.
2. Lalu attended a local school and then completed his studies in Bachelor of Laws and also pursued his masters degree in Political Science from B. N. College, Patna University.
3. Before entering into politics, Lalu Prasad worked as a clerk in Bihar Veterinary College, Patna where his elder brother also worked as a peon.
4. Lalu is inspired by the ideology and practices of Jai Prakash Narayan and the father of socialist movement in India, Raj Narain.
5. Lalu Prasad Yadav is one of the first noted politicians to lose parliamentary seat on being arrested in fodder scam as per Supreme Court decision. The court has banned Lalu from holding the position.
6. Lalu opted for arrange marriage and married Rabri Devi on 1st June 1973 .The couple is blessed with nine children, two sons and seven daughters.
7. The Making of Laloo Yadav is a book written by Sankarshan Thakur based on his life.
8. During 1980’s Yadav became a fearsome force in Bihar State politics, and came to be popularly known for his name among the Muslim and Yadav communities.
9. He is known as a crowd puller, shrewd and colorful politician but has been criticized for promoting and encouraging caste-based politics.