Aparna Yadav Wiki, Age, Caste, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Aparna Yadav is an Indian politician who is known for changing her party from the Samajwadi Party to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the elections in 2022 after being a part of the Samajwadi Party for a long time. In 2011, she got married in a family where there are candidates for the Samajwadi Party.

Aparna Yadav is an Indian politician who is known for changing her party from the Samajwadi Party to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the elections in 2022 after being a part of the Samajwadi Party for a long time. In 2011, she got married in a family where there are candidates for the Samajwadi Party.

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Wiki/Biography

Aparna Bisht Yadav was born on Monday, 5 February 1989 (age 33 years; as of 2022) in Uttrakhand. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She completed her schooling at City Montessori School, Lucknow. She attended Loreto Convent Intermediate College, Lucknow to pursue her graduation and Manchester University, the UK to pursue a Master’s degree in International Relations and Politics.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family

Parents & Siblings

Aparna’s father’s name is Arvind Singh Bisht, and he is a journalist.

Aparna with her father

Her mother’s name is Ambi Bisht, and she served as an officer in Nagar Nigam.

Aparna with her mother

She has one brother Aman Singh Bisht, who is an entrepreneur.

Aparna with her brother

Husband & Children

Aparna got married to Prateek Yadav on 4 December 2011 and they have a daughter Prathama. Aparna’s husband is the younger son of Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is the founder of the Samajwadi Party.

Aparna with her husband

Aparna with her daughter

Other Relatives

Aparna’s father-in-law is the founder of the Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh.

Aparna with her father-in-law

Caste

She belongs to the Thakur caste.

Political Journey

In 2017, she stood in the UP assembly elections from Lucknow Cantt as a Samajwadi candidate but the BJP’s Rita Bahuguna Joshi won the elections. On 19 January 2022, she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and left the Samajwadi party before the 2022 UP assembly elections. On 21 January 2022, she took to social media to share a photo in which she was touching the feet of her father-in-law Mulayam Singh Yadav, taking his blessings ahead of the assembly election.

Aparna Yadav seeking blessings from Samajwadi Party patriarch and her father-in-law Mulayam Singh Yadav in Lucknow on 21 January 2022

Controversies

  • In 2017, Aparna attracted controversy when in an interview she gave a statement about her opinion on the caste-based reservation. She said that the reservation in the system was not correct. After she gave the statement, the opposition said that she had upset the OBCs, Scheduled Castes and Tribes.
  • In 2017, Aparna became a part of a controversy when the local Rajputs got upset after she performed on the song Ghoomar from the controversial movie Padmaavat on her brother’s engagement in Lucknow.

Assets/Properties

Movable Assets

  • Cash: Rs 1,26,650
  • Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Companies: Rs 5,44,94,224.43
  • Bonds, Debentures and Shares in companies: Rs 3,48,20,036
  • LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs 7,96,109
  • Personal loans/advance given: Rs 24,02,293
  • Motor Vehicles (details of make, etc.): Rs 5,22,56,656
  • Jewellery (give details weight value): Rs 1,88,54,371

Gross Total Value: Rs 16,69,09,126.32

Immovable Assets

  • Agricultural Land: Rs 30,50,000
  • Non Agricultural Land: Rs 27,00,000
  • Commercial Buildings: Rs 2,50,00,000
  • Residential Buildings: Rs 3,20,00,000

Total Immovable Assets: Rs 6,27,50,000

Liabilities

  • Loans from Banks / FIs: Rs 4,50,00,000
  • Loans due to Individual / Entity: Rs 3,45,61,542

Total Liabilities: Rs 8,15,66,542

Net Worth

Aparna’s net worth as of 2017 was Rs. 14,8092,584.

Facts/Trivia

  • Aparna had also gained the name Choti Bahu by the media.
  • Her hobbies include dancing and singing.
  • Aparna knew her husband from school days before they got married to each other. In 2011, their marriage was attended by various known personalities and celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan.

    Amitabh Bachchan on Aparna’s wedding

  • She is a trained classical singer and is often seen singing at various events. She took admission in the Bhatkhande Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Lucknow to study classical music. She studied there for nine years.

    Aparna Yadav singing

  • In 2014, she took a photo with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a wedding that was questioned by the media. She also praised him for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan initiative.

    Aparna Yadav with Narendra Modi

  • In 2017, a picture of Aparna and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gained a lot of limelight when they met at a cow shelter in the Gorakhnath temple, Lucknow.

    Aparna with Yogi Adityanath

  • In 2020, she was provided with the Y category security by the Yogi Adityanath government.
  • In 2020, she has donated Rs. 11 Lakh for the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.3
  • She donated Rs. 11 Lakh for the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya in 2011.
  • In 2022, after she joined the BJP, in an interview, she said,

    I have always been profoundly, in fact, indelibly impressed by whatever our honourable Prime Minister [Narendra Modi] and honourable Chief Minister of UP Yogi Adityanath have said, whatever their policies are, I think I adhere to it, I abide by them…I joined this party so that I can serve my nation better.”

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath congratulated her and tweeted about this.

अपर्णा जी का भाजपा परिवार में स्वागत है… pic.twitter.com/0fSYXJgMXI

— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) January 19, 2022

  • She started an organisation, B Aware, that looks after women’s rights and empowerment and also gives shelter to the cows in Lucknow.

    Aparna at a cow shelter

  • She is a veena player and sometimes plays it on various occasions.

    Aparna Yadav playing the Veena

  • She is a fitness enthusiast and often works out at the gym.

    Aparna working out at the gym

  • She is a passionate animal lover.

    Aparna playing with a dog

  • She is often featured in various newspapers.

    Aparna featured in a newspaper

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