Rabri Devi

Rabri Devi

Rabri Devi

Date of Birth : 1959

Mini Biography :

Rabri Devi was born to Sib Prasad Chaudhary of Salarkalan, Line Bazar, Gopalganj.Rabri Devi (born 1959) served three terms as the Chief Minister, of Bihar, India, as a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal political party, between 1997 and 2005. She is the wife of Indian politician Lalu Prasad Yadav, former Chief Minister of Bihar and former Railway Minister of India.

She became the first woman chief minister of Bihar on July 25, 1997. Her first term ended on February 12, 1999, when the state was briefly put under president’s rule. Her second term ran from March 9, 1999 to March 3, 2000.Her third (and longest) term began on March 11, 2000, and ended in 2005, when her party suffered great losses in state elections.

The appointment of Rabri Devi as the Chief Minister of Bihar came under severe satirical criticism and stiff opposition, because she was nearly illiterate and had little experience or interest in politics.

It has been claimed that she can’t understand the official documents that are read to her, and that the administration of Bihar was actually carried out by her husband Lalu Prasad Yadav, even during the periods when he was in jail, having been convicted and sentenced on corruption charges; she and her husband dispute these allegations.

Rabri Devi calls Nitish Kumar “dishonest and thief”

Campaigning in Bihar Assembly elections reached a new low with former chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday calling Chief Minister Nitish Kumar dishonest and thief. Nitish Kumar beiman aur chor hai, iske raj ka khatma karna hai (Nitish is dishonest and...

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Bihar Elections : Lalu not to contest, Rabri to contest from two constituencies

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav released the list of candidates for the third phase of polls in Bihar on Monday. The state goes for six-phase polls from October 21. Interestingly, Lalu Prasad, who is a sitting MP will be not contesting...

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India Elections : Lalu will become PM one day: Rabri Devi

Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi said here Monday that she was confident that her husband, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, will become the prime minister of the nation some day. Rabri has been telling voters...

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