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 Biography & Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Kiren Rijiju|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Kiren Rijiju Height||In Centimeter- 173 cm|
In Meter- 1.73 m
In Feet- 5’8”
|Weight||In Kilogram- 70 kg |
In Pound- 154 lbs
|Date Of Birth||19 November 1971 (Friday)|
|Kiren Rijiju Age (2022)||51 Years|
|Birthplace||Nafra, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Scorpio|
|Home town||Nafra, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India|
|College/University||Hansraj College, New Delhi, India|
|Kiren Rijiju Wife||Joram Rina Rijiju|
|Marriage Date||9 April 2004 (Friday)|
|Children||Son– Sancho Rijiju|
Daughter– Nathey Rijiju, Jajey Rijiju
|Parents||Father– Rinchin Kharu|
Mother– Chirai Rijiju
|Favourite Politician||Narendra Modi|
|Kiren Rijiju Net Worth (2022)||₹ 1.12 Crore|
|Salary (as member of Parliament)||1 Lakh + Other Allowances|
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 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.