Lal Krishna Advani Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

Lal Krishna Advani is an Indian politician who served as the 70th Deputy Prime Minister of India from 2002 to 2004. He is one of the co-founders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a right-wing Hindu nationalist volunteer organization. He is also the longest-serving Minister of Home Affairs and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha. He is widely regarded as the chief architect of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, which culminated in the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

Lal Krishna Advani Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

Lal Krishna Advani Biography

Real nameLal Krishna Advani
Profession                                         Indian Politician
Date of birth8 November 1927 (Tuesday)
BirthplaceKarachi, Bombay Presidency, British India (now Sindh, Pakistan)
Age97 years old (As of 2024)
NationalityIndian
Zodiac SignScorpio
GenderMale
SchoolSaint Patrick’s High School, Karachi
Girlfriend/SpouseLate Kamla Advani
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net worth$5 Million + (Approx)

Education Qualification

He went to Saint Patrick’s High School, Karachi from where he received his early education. Later on, he studied at D G National College in Hyderabad (Pakistan), Sindh.

SchoolSaint Patrick’s High School, Karachi
CollageD G National College, Hyderabad, Sindh Government Law College, Mumbai
Education qualificationUndergraduate in Law

Family & Relationship

Parents NameFather– Late Kishnchand D Advani
Mother– Gyani Devi
Sister’s NameNot Known
Brother’s NameNot known
WifeLate Kamla Advani
Daughter’s NamePratibha Advani (Indian talk show host)
Son’s NameJayant Advani

Age

She was born on November 8, 1927, and is 97 years old. He was born in Karachi, Bombay Presidency, British India (now Sindh, Pakistan).

Age97 years old (As of 2024)
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian

L.K. Advani Wife

Girlfriend None
Wife NameLate Kamla Advani
Marital statusWidower
KidsSon’s Name – Jayant Advani Daughter’s Name – Pratibha Advani (Indian talk show host)
Lal Krishna Advani Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

Physical Stats

HeightIn centimeters- 173 cm In meters- 1.73 m In feet inches- 5’8”
WeightNot Known
Eyes ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite (Semi Bald)
Body measurementNot Known

Awards: L.K. Advani

Padma Vibhushan (2015) – India’s second-highest civilian award, recognizing exceptional and distinguished service in any field.

Lal Krishna Advani Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

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Lal Krishna Advani’s Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$5 Million + (Approx)
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR – 40 Crore + (Approx)

Some Lesser Facts

  • His autobiography My Country My Life which was published by former President Abdul Kalam in 2008 has a record sale of over 1 Million (10 lakh) copies.
  • L. K. Advani was conferred Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honor in India in 2015.
  • He completed 7872 km of traveling in just 33 days in a minibus across India but did not get tired. He says walking is the secret of his fitness. He travels for an hour every morning without feeling any strain.
  • He had the toughest time as a Union Home Minister as India was facing several disturbances due to the tensions between India and Pakistan.
  • Advani became a member of RSS in 1942 and started teaching at Model High School, Karachi in 1944.
  • He married Kamla Advani on 25 February 1965. The couple has two children: a daughter Pratibha and a son Jayant.
  • Advani loves cricket and Bollywood and is a big fan of Alvin Toffl’r’s writings on the need to adapt to changing times.
  • Currently, he is a member of parliament from the Gandhi Nagar constituency and has assumed the role of mentor to the new crop of BJP leaders.
  • He was projected as the party’s prime ministerial candidate in the 2009 parliamentary elections but he could not lead the party to victory.
  • In 2004, when the BJP lost the elections, he became the Leader of Opposition.
  • From 2002 to 2004 he served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India.
  • In 1998, he assumed the position of Home Minister under the administration of Atal Bihari Vajpayee who had by now become the Prime Minister.
  • He became the assistant editor in the ‘Organiser’, a political journal of the Jana Sangh in 1960, and served in this post till 1967.
  • He became more active in politics in late 1947 and looked after RSS work in Alwar, Bharatpur, Kota, Bundi, and Jhalawar as RSS Secretary.
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