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Yashwant Sinha (President of India Candidate) Age, Height, Bio, Hometown, Wiki, Career

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

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Real NameYashwant Sinha
Political PartyAll India Trinamool Congress (TMC)
Height
(approx)
in centimeter – 173 cm
in meters – 1.73 m
in feet inches – 5’ 7”
Weight
(approx)
in Kilograms – 66 kg
in Pounds – 145 lbs
Zodiac SignScorpio
Eye Color Black
Hair ColorWhite
Date of Birth6 November 1937
Age (as in 2022)85 years
NationalityIndian
Birth PlacePatna, Bihar
OccupationPolitician, Civil Servant
EducationUniversity of Patna (BA)
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi
Marital Status Married
Wife NameNilima Sinha
Children3 (2 sons, 1 daughter)
Children NamesJayant Sinha
Sumant Sinha
Sharmila
Salary
(as a President)
N/A

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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