Kiren Rijiju Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography & More

Kiren Rijiju is an Indian lawyer and politician from Arunachal Pradesh who is the Minister of Law and Justice of India in the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since 7 July 2021. He is a member of Bharatiya Janata Party

Kiren Rijiju with Narendra Modi

Kiren Rijiju Biography & Wiki

Real Name/Full NameKiren Rijiju
Profession Indian Politician
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Physical Stat
Kiren Rijiju Height In Centimeter- 173 cm
In Meter- 1.73 m
In Feet- 5’8”
WeightIn Kilogram- 70 kg  
In Pound- 154 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth19 November 1971 (Friday)
Kiren Rijiju Age (2022)51 Years
Birthplace Nafra, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Home town Nafra, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
College/University Hansraj College, New Delhi, India
Delhi University
Educational QualificationBA
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Family member(s)
Marital StatusMarried
Kiren Rijiju WifeJoram Rina Rijiju
Marriage Date9 April 2004 (Friday)
ChildrenSon– Sancho Rijiju
Daughter– Nathey Rijiju, Jajey Rijiju
Parents Father– Rinchin Kharu
Mother– Chirai Rijiju
SiblingBrother– None
Sister– None
Favourite Things
HobbiesReading, Swimming
Favourite PoliticianNarendra Modi
Kiren Rijiju Net Worth (2022)₹ 1.12 Crore 
Salary (as member of Parliament)1 Lakh + Other Allowances
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Family, Early Life and Education

Rijiju was born on 19 November 1971 in Nafra, West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. Kiren Rijiju’s father’s name is Rinchin Kharu. Kiren Rijiju’s mother’s name is Chirai Rijiju. Rijiju has no brother or sister. Rijiju’s father Rinchin Kharu was also a politician and he was the provisional speaker of the first Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh.

Kiren has completed his schooling in Arunachal Pradesh. After this Rijiju has completed BA from Hansraj College, Delhi. After this Kiren Rijiju did L.L.B from Delhi University. has studied.

Kiren is survived by his wife and three children. Rijiju’s wife’s name is Joram Rina Rijiju. The name of Rijiju’s son is Sancho Rijiju. Kiren has two daughters named Nathi Rijiju and Jaje Rijiju.

Kiren Rijiju with wife


Kiren father was in politics, while Kiren Rijiju’s mind was also more towards social work since childhood. He started participating in movements during his school days. Kiren participated in the Festival of India in the USSR held in Moscow in 1987. Along with being interested in politics, Kiren Rijiju was also very fond of sports. He was a good athlete and has also participated in many national sports.

Rijiju became a Lok Sabha MP for the first time in 2004 by winning the election from Arunachal West. In his very first term, Rijiju impressed other leaders with his work in Parliament. However, Kiren had to face defeat in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. After this, the BJP proposed to send Rijiju to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, but he refused saying that he has to work in Arunachal Pradesh only.

After the defeat in the year 2009, Rijiju left the BJP for some reason, although in the year 2012, Rijiju once again joined the BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP gave Arunachal West ticket to Kiren Rijiju and he won the election and became a minister in the Narendra Modi government. In May 2014, he was made the Union Minister of State for Home.

In May 2019, Rijiju became Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of State for Home Affairs. In July 2021, he became Cabinet Minister of Law and Justice in Second Modi ministry when cabinet overhaul happened.

Kiren Rijiju Controversy

Once Kiren Rijiju had courted controversy by saying that he himself eats beef and this is a tradition in the North East. So how can this be banned? However, he withdrew his statement as the controversy escalated.

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