Tej Pratap Singh Yadav

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Tej Pratap Singh Yadav
Tej Pratap Singh.jpg
Member of parliament
for Mainpuri
Assumed office
2014
Preceded by Mulayam Singh Yadav
Personal details
Born (1987-11-21) 21 November 1987 (age 30)
Saifai, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Samajwadi Party
Spouse(s) Rajlaxmi Yadav
Relations Mulayam Singh Yadav (Great- grand father)
Parents Ranveer Singh, Mridula Yadav
Residence Saifai village, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Alma mater Leeds University
Profession Politician

Tej Pratap Singh Yadav is an Indian politician who is a Member of Parliament in the Indian Lok Sabha, where he has represented the Mainpuri constituency of Uttar Pradesh since 2014 as a member of the Samajwadi Party.

Tej Pratap Singh, who has an MBA from Leeds University in the UK, is related to two powerful politician families: Yadavs of Uttar Pradesh his grandfather, Ratan Singh Yadav, who was the elder brother of Mulayam Singh Yadav[1] and Yadavs Bihar through his marriage to Raj Laxmi, the youngest daughter of Lalu Prasad Yadav.[2] The marriage took place in 2015 and in 2016 the couple had a child.[3].

Singh was elected as a Samajwadi Party member to the Lok Sabha in 2014 at the age of 26. He had successfully contested a by-election for the Mainpuri constituency of Uttar Pradesh, a seat previously held by his grand-uncle, Mulayam Singh Yadav.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fareed, Mohd Faisal (17 September 2014). "Fifth of family joins SP chief in Lok Sabha". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-01-06.
  2. ^ "Akhilesh Yadav can become PM: Tej Pratap Singh Yadav". The Economic Times. 9 October 2016. Retrieved 2018-01-06.
  3. ^ "Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandson Tej Pratap Singh blessed with baby boy". Mid-Day. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 2018-01-06.