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Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav
Member of the 14th Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byBrahmanand Mandal
Succeeded byRajiv Ranjan Singh Alias Lallan Singh
Member of the 16th Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byPutul Kumari
Succeeded byGiridhari Yadav
Personal details
Born (1954-08-02) 2 August 1954 (age 68)
Jamui, Bihar, India
Political partyRJD
Spouse(s)Savita Yadav
Children2 daughters
As of 26 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav (born 2 August 1954) is an Indian politician from Bihar. He served as the Minister of State of Water Resources during UPA I under then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. Yadav represented the Munger constituency of Bihar and is a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) political party. He won the 2014 Indian general election from Banka Constituency and in 2019 lost to Giridhari Yadav from the same constituency.


Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav was born in Barhat, Jamui district, in Bihar state. His late father's name is Akhileshwar Prasad Yadav and his mother's name is Shanti Devi. Yadav holds a degree of Masters of Arts and Bachelor of Law from Patna University, Bihar. He married Savita Yadav on 18 February 1991. They have two daughters, elder Divya Prakash and younger Shefali Roy.

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