Shri Lalu Prasad

Lalu Prasad, (the former Union Railway Minister of India, Ex. CM of Bihar, The darling of the masses) is a very prominent face in the house of Indian parliament who doesn't require any introduction. Lalu Prasad was born in a poor peasant family in Phulwaria, in the Gopalganj district of Bihar state on June 11, 1948, to Sh. Kundan Rai and Smt. Marachhiya Devi. He is a man of many parts. He has his unique style and fashion statement. And he makes people stand up and take notice. He is a lawyer by education. He is B.A.L.L.B, from Patna University. Lalu Ji married Rabri Devi in 1973. Yadav's first political step was his election as President of the Patna University Students Union in 1970 and was subsequently elected to the 9th Lok Sabha on a Janata Party ticket at Lok Sabha in 1977, at the age of only 29 years, becoming one of its youngest members.

A visionary , Lalu Prasad served as the Chief Minister of Bihar two times, first for a term of five years from 10 March 1990 to 3 April 1995 and then for a term of three years from 4 April 1995 to 25 July 1997 and implemented policies and took action to ensure that the poor and backward sections of society lived in harmony with the rest, and people from all religions, castes and social backgrounds contributed towards growth of the state. Lalu Prasad also served as the Railway Minister of India from 2004 to 2009. He is a Member of Parliament of India for Saran (Chhapra) and National President of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).

His most notable achievement has been the financial turnaround of the Indian Railways. When He took over the mantle of the Railway Minister, the Indian Railways was in bankruptcy and experts had predicted that its losses would only mount in the coming years. It is to the credit of Lalu Prasad that he was successful in leading the Indian Railways from being mired in losses to posting a surplus of nearly Rs 90,000 crores. This has become the subject of study at many management institutes in India and abroad, with Lalu being invited to give lectures. He was called the Management Guru for scripting the revival of Indian Railways. He was credited with bringing the novel idea of "Charbaha Vidyalaya" – school for animal grazers. He is called the master politician for ensuring a government in Bihar for 15 long years for his party.

Under Lalu Ji's leadership, the RJD has become an umbrella for people belonging to various sections of society in villages and towns. He has the rare capability of totally identifying himself with the masses. The dress he wears, the food he eats, the language he speaks and the interests he unfailingly fights for are those of the masses. He has strived to make the RJD a vehicle for the downtrodden and neglected section of society. He is the first person in who has been the member of all four houses (Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, Vidhan Sabha & Vidhan Parishad) of Indian democracy.

Uncover some interesting aspects from the life of the famous Indian politician, Shri Lalu Prasad as we present below a personal profile of the most dynamic politician from India.

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)

Full Name: Lalu Prasad
Date of Birth (Birthday): June 11, 1948
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Birth Place: Gopalganj, Bihar
Religion: Hindu
Marital Status: Married
Hobbies: Cooking, folk Music, rural dance & Reading books of famous people
Sports: Kushti, Football & Cricket
Party: Rashtriya Janata Dal

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