Nand Kishore Yadav Wiki, Age, Caste, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Nand Kishore Yadav is an Indian politician who has been associated with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for more than 4 decades. He has been elected MLA 6 consecutive times from Patna Sahib constituency. He became the speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly in 2024.

Wiki/Biography

Nand Kishore Yadav was born on Wednesday, 26 August 1953 (70 years; as of 2023) in Patna, Bihar, India. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He grew up in the Khajekalan area of Patna. In 1969, he passed matric (10th standard) at State Marwari High School, Patna City. He joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1969. He was studying in the second year of his Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) at the College of Commerce, Magadh University in 1974 when he dropped out of college and entered the JP Movement, started by Jayaprakash Narayan. He was jailed for around one year between 1974 and 1975. He became a politician after his release.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Salt & pepper

Eye Colour: Black

Nand Kishore Yadav physical appearance

Family

Parents & Siblings

His father’s name is Panna Lal Yadav, and his mother’s name is Rajkumari Yadav. He had a younger brother named Avadh Kishore Yadav.

A photo of Nand Kishore Yadav's mother

A photo of Nand Kishore Yadav’s mother

A photo of Nand Kishore Yadav's brother

A photo of Nand Kishore Yadav’s brother

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Wife & Children

He was married to Kiran Devi who died in early 2010s. He has two sons, his elder son, Nitin Kumar, is married to Ranju Kumari and has two sons named Utkarsh Kishore and Pratyush and his younger son, Aditya Raj, is married to Rashmi Singh and has two sons named Aarav Raj and Micky; Both sons of Nand Kishore Yadav operate Kiran Automobiles showroom in Patna and other cities.

Nand Kishore Yadav's wife and sons

Nand Kishore Yadav’s wife and sons

Nitin Kumar with his wife and sons

Nitin Kumar with his wife and sons

Aditya Raj with his wife and sons

Aditya Raj with his wife and sons

Nand Kishore Yadav with his grandsons

Nand Kishore Yadav with his grandsons

Other Relatives

His great-grandfather, Jhalo Sardar, was a landlord and kept lions as pets. His grandfather, Ramdas Rai, kept birds.

Religion

He follows Hinduism.

Caste

He belongs to the Yadav caste.

Signature

Nand Kishore Yadav's signature

Nand Kishore Yadav’s signature

Career

Party & Electoral Politics

In 1978, he became a ward councillor of Patna Municipal Corporation and later was appointed as district head of Janata Yuva Morcha. In 1982, he became the Deputy Mayor of Patna Municipal Corporation. In 1983, he became the head of the Patna unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In 1995, he became a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the first time from East Patna (renamed Patna Sahib) constituency. He won the Bihar Assembly elections in 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020. In 2013, he became the leader of the opposition in Bihar Legislative Assembly.

Nand Kishore Yadav, Amit Shah, and Sushil Modi (left to right) during Bihar Assembly elections

Nand Kishore Yadav, Amit Shah, and Sushil Modi (left to right) during the Bihar Assembly elections

Important Posts Held

Nand Kishore Yadav has served in many important positions in the Bihar cabinet under Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister (CM). In 2005, he became the Road Construction and Tourism Minister in Bihar.

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Nand Kishore Yadav with Yogi Adityanath (left) while serving as Road Construction Minister

Nand Kishore Yadav with Yogi Adityanath (left) while serving as Road Construction Minister

He became the Health Minister in 2008. In 2010, he became the Road Construction Minister of Bihar. In 2017, he became the Road Construction Minister of Bihar for the third time. On 15 February 2024, he became the speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly.

Nand Kishore Yadav (extreme right) with Samrat Chaudhary and Lalu Yadav after becoming Speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly

Nand Kishore Yadav (extreme right) with Samrat Chaudhary and Lalu Yadav after becoming Speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly

Car Collection

He owns a Mahindra Scorpio SUV of the 2017 model.

Salary/Income

Nand Kishore Yadav’s income for the financial year 2019-2020 was estimated to be Rs. 5,55,332 (approx. five lakh fifty-five thousand).

Assets/Properties

Movable Assets

  • Deposits in Banks: Rs. 51,33,233
  • LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 4,35,000
  • Motor Vehicles: Rs. 4,00,000

Immovable Assets

  • Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 14,00,000 (Plot No. 1687, Survey No. 117, Umashankar Lane, Patna City)
  • Residential Buildings: Rs. 1,13,00,000 (Ward no. 03, Plot No. 33, Koutilya Nagar, Beliroad, Patna)

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2021.

Net Worth

Nand Kishore Yadav’s net worth for the financial year 2020-2021 was estimated to be Rs. 1 crore 91 lakhs (Rs 1,91,79,270).

Facts/Trivia

  • In November 2023, he signed up for eye donation after his death.
  • In an interview, he said that he has good relations with politicians of different parties which helps to function smoothly in any capacity.

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