17 Interesting Facts About The King Maker – Lalu Prasad Yadav

Love him, hate him or mock him but you just cannot ignore him.

From becoming one of India’s youngest Lok Sabha members at the age of 29 to holding high profile cabinet portfolios at the centre, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has emerged as one of the most prominent leaders and the ‘King Maker’ in Indian Politics.

We bring you 17 interesting facts about Lalu Prasad Yadav.

1. Doesn’t remember his own birthday

Lalu Prasad Yadav does not know his actual date of birth

2. His run in clerkship

Lalu Prasad Yadav worked as a clerk

3. He dabbled in student politics

Lalu Prasad yadav was elected a president of Patna University

4. Holds an LL.B and a masters in Political Science

Lalu Prasad yadav holds a master degree in Political science and LL.B

5. Has been imprisoned

Lalu Prasad yadav joined the JP movement in Bihar in 1975

6. Was one of the youngest parliamentarians

Lalu Prasad yadav was the youngest parliamentarian

7. Named his daughter on a security act

Lalu Prasad yadav Facts

8. Accused of a 940 crore Fodder Scam

Lalu Prasad yadav was served as a Chief Minister of Bihar from 1990-1997

9. Was lauded by World Bank

Facts about Lalu Prasad yadav

10. Got Lal Krishna Advani arrested

Lalu Prasad yadav Facts

11. Made his wife the chief minister

Lalu Prasad yadav made his wife Chief Minister of Bihar

12. Heavily criticized for a complete breakdown of law and order

Lalu Prasad yadav Jungle Raaj in BIhar

13. Has lectured at Harvard University

Lalu Prasad yadav has delivered lectures to IIM Students of Harvard Business School

14. Family planning, what’s that?

Lalu Prasad yadav have seven daughters and two sons

15. His sisters-in-law are named after desserts

Facts about Lalu Prasad Yadav

16. His son is a cricket virtuoso

Lalu prasad yadav son Tejashwi Yadav

17. Made a movie appearance

Padamshree Lalu Prasad yadav

And for all those who thought him to be uneducated and incompetent, Lalu Prasad Yadav has a fair share of degrees in different fields of study and has been significantly praised for his work.

Do you think this interesting politician is criticized more than he deserves or is he rightly responsible for what comes his way? Let us know in the comments below!

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