Prakash Javadekar Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 70 Years
Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra
Wife: Dr. Prachi Prakash Javadekar

Full Name Javadekar Prakash Keshav
Nickname Prakash Javadekar
Profession Indian Politician
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
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Political Journey • 1990 to 2002: A member of Maharashtra Legislative Council
• 1995: Executive Chairman of the State Planning Board of Maharashtra
• 1997 to 1999: Chairman of the Task Force on IT Government of Maharashtra
• 2008: Elected to the Rajya Sabha
• 2014: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Information and Broadcasting, Environment, Forest and Climate Change
• 2016: Took oath as Human Resource Development Minister
• 2021: Resigned from Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle on 7 July
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 143 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 30 January 1951
Age (as of 2021) 70 Years
Birthplace Pune, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Signature Prakash Javadekar's Signature


Nationality Indian
Hometown Pune, Maharashtra
School District Council School, Mahad, Maharashtra
College/University Garware College of Commerce of Maharashtra Education Society, Pune
Educational Qualification Graduation (commerce)
Debut 1981: Became a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party
Religion Hinduism
Address 24, Mahadev Road, New Delhi
Hobbies Reading and Writing Books
Controversies On 11 December 1975, when 11 Indian colleges’students protested against the emergency, implemented by the congress government, he also joined them, and was sentenced to 3 months under the preventive detention act, and subsequently kept in jail for nearly 13 months under the MISA (Internal Security Maintenance Act)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 18 December 1977
Wife/Spouse Dr. Prachi Prakash Javadekar
Prakash Javadekar With His Wife Dr. Prachi Prakash Javadekar
Children Sons– Dr. Ashutosh Javadekar (Dentist), Apoorva Javadekar (CA)
Daughter– None
Prakash Javadekar With His Family
Parents Father– Keshav Krishna Javadekar (journalist)
Mother– Rajni Javadekar (teacher)
Prakash Javadekar's Mother
Siblings Brother– None
Sister– 1
Favourite Things
Politicians Shyama Prasad Mukherjee and Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Leaders Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekanand
Writers Premchand, Gurcharan Das, Ramgansh Gadkari, Khandekar
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) INR 5 crore (as of 2014)

Prakash Javadekar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Prakash Javadekar

  • Does Prakash Javadekar smoke?: Not known
  • Does Prakash Javadekar drink alcohol?: Yes Prakash Javadekar
  • His father Keshav Krishna Javadekar was a journalist in a Marathi Newspaper ‘Kesari’ founded by social reformer, lawyer, and independence activist Lokmanya Tilak.
  • He has been associated with the ‘National Self Service Association,’ since his school days.
  • In 1969, while graduating from Pune’s MES college of Commerce, he joined the ‘All India Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).’
  • He used to work in the ‘Bank of Maharashtra,’ before coming to politics.
  • In 1980, he worked with the Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Prakash Javadekar Working With the Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  • In 1981, he resigned from the Bank of Maharashtra; after ten years of his job tenure, and started working as a full-time worker of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • On 10 March 1989, he united thousands of youth in Mumbai and led the ‘struggle chariot’ deployed by BJP.
  • Prakash Javadekar’s wife Prachi Javadekar has been the Director of the ‘Indira Institute of Management,’ Pune.
  • He has written several booklets on unemployment, infiltration, IMF loans, and other political topics. Some of his famous literary works are- Bikaricha Volcano (Problem of Unemployment, 1986), Nannidich Karz (IMF Loan 1987), Shetkani Karzmakti (Farm Loan Apology 1988), and Mahagiika Bhaskar (Problem of Inflation 1999). Prakash Javadekar

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