Yashwant Sinha is the UPA candidate for the new President of India elections.
Yashwant Sinha is 85 years old who was born in Bihari Kayastha family in Patna, Bihar, India.
He did his graduation from University of Patna in B.A. Hons (History) and Master’s degree in Political Science.
He served as an IAS Officer for 24 years from 1960-1984.
Now for the 15th Presidential Elections of India (2022), he was unanimously selected as the President Candidate of the Opposition, making him the first Trinamool Congress leader to be nominated for the President.
Read below for all the other details such as full name, age, wife name, salary, work experience, birthdate, nationality, children names, etc.
Yashwant Sinha’s Wiki / Bio / Age
|Real Name||Yashwant Sinha|
|Political Party||All India Trinamool Congress (TMC)|
|in centimeter – 173 cm|
in meters – 1.73 m
in feet inches – 5’ 7”
|in Kilograms – 66 kg|
in Pounds – 145 lbs
|Date of Birth||6 November 1937|
|Age (as in 2022)||85 years|
|Birth Place||Patna, Bihar|
|Occupation||Politician, Civil Servant|
|Education||University of Patna (BA)|
|Languages Known||English, Hindi|
|Wife Name||Nilima Sinha|
|Children||3 (2 sons, 1 daughter)|
|Children Names||Jayant Sinha |
(as a President)
Yashwant Sinha’s Career
Yashwant Sinha’s political career as well as total work experience is as follows:
1958: Received Master’s degree in Political Science
1960: Started career as an IAS Officer, held several posts in 24-year tenure
1984: Joined politics as a member of Janata Dal
1990-1991: Served as Union Minister of Finance in Chandra Shekhar’s Cabinet
1996: Became National Spokesperson of BJP
1998: Served as Union Finance Minister under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee
2002-2004: Served as the External Affairs Minister
2018: Quit BJP and announced retirement from politics
2021: Joined Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress (TMC) and became it’s vice-president
2022: Candidate of the Opposition for 15th Presidential Elections
FAQs Related To Yashwant Sinha
Where was Yashwant Sinha born?
Yashwant Sinha was born in Patna, Bihar.
What is Yashwant Sinha's wife name?
Yashwant Sinha’s wife name is Nilima Sinha.
What is Yashwant Sinha's caste and religion?
Yashwant Sinha was born in Kayastha family (a subgroup of Hindus)
What is Yashwant Sinha's education and history?
Yashwant Sinha completed B.A. Hons (History) from from University of Patna and Master’s in Political Science.
What is the age of Yashwant Sinha?
Yashwant Sinha is 85 years years old.
What is Yashwant Sinha's party?
Yashwant Sinha belongs to Trinamool Congress (TMC) political party.
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