Some Lesser Known Facts About Mayawati
|Nickname||Behenji, Kumari Mayawati, Iron Lady Mayawati|
|Real Name||Mayawati Prabhu Das|
|Political Journey||• In 1984, she joined Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) as a member.
• In 1989, she became Member of Parliament from Bijnor.
• In 1994, she was elected to Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.
• In 1995, she became Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
• In 1996, she was again elected to Lok Sabha.
• In 1997, she became Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh again.
• In 2002, she became Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the third time.
• In 2003, she became National President of BSP.
• In 2007, she became Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the fourth term.
|Political Party||Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 2”
|Age (as in 2017)||61 Years|
|Date of Birth||15 January 1956|
|Birth Place||At Shrimati Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, New Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Badalpur, Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
|College||Kalindi Women's College, University of Delhi
Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi
VMLG College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
|Debut||In 1984, when she joined Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) as a member.|
|Family||Father- Prabhu Das
Mother- Ram Rati
Brother- Anand Kumar
|Major Controversies||• In 2002, CBI filed an FIR against her for financial irregularities in Taj Corridor Case.
• In 2007-2008, she had to face CBI investigation in a disproportionate asset case.
• She has been criticized for investing a huge sum of money for commissioning a number of statues including her own.
• She has been criticized for the mismanagement of World Bank Fund.
• She had to face WikiLeaks allegations in which she was criticized for employing food tasters for security and for sending a private jet to Mumbai to retrieve a pair of sandals.
|Favourite Politician||Kanshi Ram|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Net Worth (approx.)||INR 110 crore (as in 2012)|
- Does Mayawati smoke?: Not Known
- Does Mayawati drink liquor?: Not Known
- She was conceived in a Hindu Dalit family and her dad, Prabhu Das, was utilized in a mail station at Badalpur, Gautam Buddha Nagar in Uttar Pradesh.
- She holds different scholarly degrees (B.A., LLB, B.Ed.) and has filled in as an instructor in Inderpuri JJ Colony in Delhi.
- At the point when Kanshi Ram initially met her in 1977, she was planning for the Indian Administrative Services.
- As per a few sources, Kanshi Ram advised her – “I can make you such a major pioneer one day that not one but rather an entire column of IAS officers will arrange for your requests.”
- In 1984, Kanshi Ram incorporated her as an establishing individual from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
- All through her vocation, Mayawati voiced for reservation in both government and private areas.
- Previous Prime Minister of India, P. V. Narasimha Rao alluded her political vocation as a “wonder of popular government.”
- When she turned into the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on third June 1995, she was the most youthful Chief Minister in the historical backdrop of the state and was the primary female Dalit Chief Minister in India.
- On 15 December 2001, Kanshi Ram named Mayawati as his successor in a rally in Lucknow.
- She was first chosen as the National President of BSP on 18 September 2003.
- She has filled in as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh four times.
- She is considered as an independent lady legislator.
- She stayed unmarried to serve individuals with the goal that no one could blame her for nepotism.
- Her birthday is commended as Jan Kalyankari Diwas by her supporters.
- In 2007-2008, she paid 26.26 crore as wage charge and was recorded at number 20 in the rundown of best 200 citizens of that time.
- Amid a meeting, she uncovered about her slant towards Buddhism.
- There are two personal histories of Mayawati – Mere Sangarshmai Jeevan Evam Bahujan Movement Ka Safarnama (in 3 volumes in Hindi) and A Travelog of My Struggle-ridden Life and of Bahujan Samaj (in 2 volumes in English).